David Strehle

NHL Contributor

David works in a busy courtroom in the Philadelphia-area and has followed the NHL closely for over 30 years, covering the League for various publications over the past two and a half years. He can be found in the Wells Fargo Center press box covering the day-to-day operations of the Philadelphia Flyers for SBN Philly, and he's a contributor to SBNation.com's NHL coverage.


Flyers Vs. Devils, Game 4: Another Dominant N.J. Performance Pushes Philly To Brink

Martin Brodeur celebrated his 40th birthday very quietly Sunday night as his New Jersey teammates dominated the visiting Flyers to the tune of nearly doubling Philly's shot chances in taking a stranglehold 3-1 series lead.

Flyers Vs. Devils, Game 3: N.J. Takes Advantage Of Philly Mistakes, Rides Poni To OT Win

With a chance to wrestle home ice advantage back from the Devils in Game 3, a series of mental lapses and bad defensive coverage led to a Flyers loss.

Flyers Vs. Devils, Game 2: New Jersey Shows Philly They're Also Resilient

It was the perfect time for the Devils to collapse. Already down 1-0 in the series and without superstar Ilya Kovalchuk, they fell down 1-0 early in Game 2. But something happened, as New Jersey dug deep and put together a huge effort in the face of adversity.

Flyers Vs. Devils, Game 1: Danny Briere 'Answers Bell' Once Again

Just as he has done so many times before in the postseason Briere 'answered the bell' when his team needed him most, further establishing himself as Philadelphia's "Mr. Clutch".

Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012, Flyers Vs. Devils Preview: Turnpike Rivals Set To Renew Pleasantries

It took some time for the last matchup of the playoffs to be finalized, but two long-time division rivals go at it in the postseason for the second time in the last three seasons.

Coyotes Vs. Blackhawks, Game 6: Smith, Game Plan Keys To Phoenix's First Series Win

Riding the hot hand of goaltender Mike Smith, the Coyotes stuck to a familiar formula for success in winning their first playoff series since moving to the desert in 1996.

Penguins Vs. Flyers, Game 6: Claude Giroux Sets Tone As Difference-Maker

Claude Giroux put the Philadelphia Flyers on his back Sunday, leading them to a series victory over their hated cross-state rivals.

Flyers Vs. Penguins: Fleury Regains Form, Gives Pittsburgh Hope For Miracle Comeback

After struggling through the first three games of the first round series against the Flyers, many wondered what was wrong with Marc-Andre Fleury. With his performance in the last five periods, it appears the version of the 2009 Stanley Cup champ has returned.

Penguins Vs. Flyers, Game 4: Philly Shows They Are Just As Capable Of Losing Focus

In a circus-type atmosphere before and during Game 4, the Flyers fell into a pattern of taking bad penalties. Pittsburgh made them pay to remain alive in the wild, high-scoring series.

Coyotes Vs. Blackhawks, Game 3: Mike Smith, Coyotes Working Overtime In Search Of First Series Win

It was the third straight overtime contest to open the series, as Smith made big stops at the right time to keep the Coyotes alive before Boedker ended it for Phoenix, who is hoping to get past the first round since they mpved to the desert 16 seasons ago.

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