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NHL Eastern Conference Preview 2014-15

OCTOBER 8, 2014 — The season is upon us, and we see a couple of teams slipping out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference.  Is your team’s stock UP! or DOWN?  Here is our predicted order of finish, plus a capsule look at each team: EASTERN CONFERENCE: KEY: # IS RANK IN CONFERENCE LETTER WITH NUMBER = DIVISIONAL ...Full Article

SIGNING: Michael Del Zotto to Flyers 1yr/$1.3M

AUGUST 6, 2014 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-0, 195-lb free agent defenseman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Del Zotto, 24 (6/4/1990), ...Full Article

Flyers Trade Hartnell to Columbus for Umberger

JUNE 23, 2014 — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired winger R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for LW Scott Hartnell, ...Full Article

Flyers Re-Sign D Kimmo Timonen: 1 yr.

JUNE 13, 2014 — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 5-10, 194-lb D Kimmo Timonen to a one-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Timonen, 39 (3/18/1975), will ...Full Article

Flyers Name Ron Hextall GM; Holmgren Upstairs to Prez

MAY 7, 2014 — The Philadelphia Flyers today named Paul Holmgren President and Ron Hextall General Manager. In his new role, Holmgren will oversee both the business and hockey ...Full Article

Hart Trophy Nominees: Crosby, Getzlaf, Giroux

MAY 1, 2014 — NEW YORK — Forwards Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks and Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers are the three ...Full Article

Three Game 7’s in One Day

APRIL 30, 2014 — Ah, Spring!   For only the fifth time in its 97-year history, the NHL will see three Games 7 on the same day. NEW YORK RANGERS VS. ...Full Article

Round 1 Preview: NY Rangers vs. Philadelphia Flyers

This is a tale of two teams that started the season slowly. New York: The New York Rangers began the season with nine straight road games due to ongoing ...Full Article

March: Iginla, Nyquist, Giroux NHL 3 Stars of Month

APRIL 1, 2014 — NEW YORK — Boston Bruins right wing Jarome Iginla, Detroit Red Wings right wing Gustav Nyquist and Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux have been named ...Full Article

Watch: Philly’s Lecavalier Hits All 3 Posts

MARCH 24, 2014 — PHILA. — Philadelphia’s Vincent Lecavalier hit all three posts last night in a loss at home to the LA Kings.  Watch:    Full Article

Flyers to Unveil Fred Shero Statue

MARCH 10, 2014 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers will memorialize legendary hall of fame coach Fred Shero, who led two Flyers teams to Stanley Cup Championships (1974 and ...Full Article

Hurricanes Postpone/Reschedule 2 Games Due to Weather

JANUARY 21, 2014 — RALEIGH -– The National Hockey League has announced that today’s postponed game between the Flyers and Hurricanes at Wells Fargo Center has been rescheduled for ...Full Article

Trade: Flyers Send Talbot to Avalanche for Downie

OCTOBER 31, 2013 — DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has acquired forward Maxime Talbot from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for forward Steve ...Full Article

Flyers Fire Coach Peter Laviolette

OCTOBER 7, 2013 — PHILA. — Peter Laviolette, who led the Philadelphia Flyers to the 2010 Stanley Cup Final, was fired this morning after his club’s 0-3 start.  Assistant ...Full Article

Red Recaps July in the NHL

Good day, eh.  I hope your summer’s as hot as Paulina Gretzky in a bikini.  I love summer because we Canadians switch to ball hockey and that means the ...Full Article

Flyers Sign G Ray Emery 1yr./$1.65M

JULY 5, 2013 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-2, 196-lb free-agent goaltender Ray Emery to a one-year contract, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. Emery, 30 (9/28/1982), ...Full Article

Giroux Signs 8yr./$66.2M Extension with Flyers

JULY 5, 2013 — ED NOTE: 8yrs./$66.2 million=$8.275M per season w/no movement clause. FROM THE FLYERS:  The Philadelphia Flyers have reached an agreement on a multi-year contract extension with ...Full Article

Lecavalier Signs with Flyers

JULY 2, 2013 — FROM FLYERS PR — The Philadelphia Flyers announced tonight that they have agreed to a multi-year contract with free agent center Vincent Lecavalier. Lecavalier will ...Full Article

Flyers Acquire Mark Streit from Islanders

JUNE 12, 2013 — PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 5-11, 191-lb defenseman Mark Streit from the New York Islanders in exchange for right wing Shane Harper and ...Full Article

Hero of the Stupid: Bryzgalov Shows He Wants Out

Ed. Note: Thanks to Rob Parent of the Delaware County Times for calling attention to this story: Ilya Bryzgalov, the unpopular goaltender who made few friends on any team ...Full Article

Shanahan Gets it Right: White Gets 5 Games for Check to Head

In this instance, we have an example of one of Brendan Shanahan’s better moments as the league’s chief disciplinarian. Ryan White’s hit was and still is perfectly acceptable in ...Full Article

Goalie Swap: Columbus Trades Steve Mason to Philly for Michael Leighton

APRIL 3, 2013 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have acquired 6-4, 217-lb goaltender Steve Mason from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for goaltender ...Full Article

Flyers Acquire D Kent Huskins From Red Wings

MARCH 30, 2013 — The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 6-4, 205-lb defenseman Kent Huskins from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL ...Full Article

Voracek, Stamkos and Bishop Named NHL ‘3 Stars’ of the Week

NEW YORK (Feb. 25, 2013) – Philadelphia Flyers right wing Jakub Voracek, Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos and Ottawa Senators goaltender Ben Bishop have been named the NHL’s ...Full Article

Flyers Sign D Kimmo Timonen: 1 yr / $6M

1 YR/$6M per Canadian Press — Ed. FEBRUARY 8, 2013 — PHILA. — The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms with D Kimmo Timonen on a one-year contract extension, ...Full Article

Flyers Sign Knuble

JANUARY 25, 2012 — The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with RW Mike Knuble and have also recalled D Andreas Lilja from their American ...Full Article

Claude Giroux Named Captain of the Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers today named Claude Giroux the 19th captain in the franchise’s history, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. In addition, Holmgren announced that Kimmo Timonen will serve ...Full Article