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Luke Schenn happy to play for Coyotes where there’s no “outside pressure”

Defenseman Luke Schenn recently signed a two-year, $2.5 million contract with the Arizona Coyotes. The move looked like a win-win for both sides as the 26-year-old Schenn will be given the opportunity to grow his game in the hopes of landing a larger contract after the 2017-18 season while the Coyotes are hoping they just bought low on a defenseman who could have some untapped...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Hitting Tipping Point in Schenn Negotiations

Embed from Getty Images   With the clock down to roughly 24 hours until the Flyers and forward Brayden Schenn go to an arbitration hearing, the tipping point is here.Sure, there's still time for the Flyers to resolve things and finalize a deal with Schenn, but when the clock gets to the final day, it really is the 11th hour of making a deal.One of the few answers we have...
Via Flyerdelphia
8 hours ago

Days from Hearing, Flyers, Brayden Schenn still Differing in Negotiations

Embed from Getty Images   Within the next 48 hours or so, the Flyers and Brayden Schenn will have reached a new deal of some sort. Whether that deal is reached through an arbitration hearing or not remains to be seen, but with the clock ticking, the sides don't appear to be close to an agreement. According to Tim Wharnsby of CBC Sports, the Flyers have offered Schenn...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

Hextall’s Smart Trade is Coming to Fruition

On May 7, 2014, Philadelphia Flyers’ legend Ron Hextall was named General Manager of his old team.  On March 2 of the following year, Hextall orchestrated a trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning that will have a massive impact on the coming 2016-17 season. In the early morning hours of March 2, 2015, former Philadelphia […] Philadelphia Flyers: Hextall’s Smart Trade is Coming...
Via Section215
1 day ago

Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of schedule after hip surgery

The Flyers didn’t make a big splash in free agency, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t positive news coming out of Philadelphia. After going under the knife in mid-May to repair a sports hernia and a hip injury, Flyers star center Claude Giroux is ahead of schedule and appears as though he’ll have additional time to recover ahead of the World Cup in September, where he’s...
Via The Hockey News
2 days ago

Flyers Prospect Carter Hart Impresses at Development Camp

Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect and goaltender Carter Hart took his place in net last week at Flyers rookie development camp in Voorhees, New Jersey. The 48 overall pick in last months NHL Draft, Hart has high expectations coming in, but Flyers’ general manager Ron Hextall was impressed. “We wouldn’t have picked a guy in the second round if we didn’t think he had a chance...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Worst Flyers Free Agent Signings Since 2010

Yesterday, I looked at the top free agent signings the Flyers had made since 2010. The point was that in those years we saw deals made by former GM Paul Holmgren and Ron Hextall over about a five-year period. The next logical step is to look at the worst signings over that same era. While yesterday saw a good mix of players signed by both GMs, this one, unsurprisingly, features players...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Flyers select C Tanner Laczynski with 169th pick, C Anthony Salinitri with 172nd pick

Embed from Getty Images   The Flyers had two selections in the sixth round. With the 169th pick, the Flyers selected center Tanner Laczynski. With the 172nd pick, they selected center Anthony Salinitri. Laczynski played for the Chicago Steel and Lincoln Stars of the USHL, scoring a combined 31 goals and totalling 86 points in 52 games. Salinitri played for the Sarnia...
Via Flyerdelphia
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to extension

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers signed Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to a multi-year contract extension Thursday. The 26-year-old Gudas had six goals and five assists in 76 games this past season, his first with the Flyers. He was second in the NHL with 304 hits, and second on the team with 157 blocked shots. Gudas acquired from Tampa Bay in March 2015. He has 12 goals...
Via Associated Press
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

The rise and fall of R.J. Umberger

It’s been announced that R.J. Umberger will be put on waivers for the purpose of a buyout by the Philadelphia Flyers. The winger had hoped a return to the City of Brotherly Love would rejuvenate his career, but that wasn’t in the cards. While the career renaissance for Umberger didn’t take place, it should beg the question to fans and GM’s alike: Why do physical wingers...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Evgeny Medvedev arrested for suspicion of DUI

It was reported first by Sons of Penn that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Evgeny Medvedev was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. This is what Lower Moreland, PA police chief Pete Hanson had to say about the incident to NBC 10 news: “Medvedev was released from police custody this morning with pending charges from a stop that occurred in Lower Moreland, PA around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Late Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider once kicked out Donald Trump for talking too much

Philadelphia Flyers founder and owner Ed Snider, died last week, leading to a number of tributes and eulogies and of course the sharing of various entertaining Snider anecdotes. Well, it has been revealed that Snider was ahead of his time in one important category: telling Donald Trump to shut up. At a celebration of the businessman’s life held at the Wells Fargo Center on...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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