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Flyers sign Radel Fazleev to entry-level contract

  View image | gettyimages.com The NHL Draft is just under one month away. Before getting to that draft, the Flyers continued to ensure that the 2014 class remains a part of their future. On Thursday, the Flyers signed 2014 sixth-round pick Radel Fazleev to a three-year entry-level contract. Fazleev, a teammate of first-round pick Travis Sanheim on the Calgary Hitmen...
Via Flyerdelphia
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Went Wrong: Flyers, CBJ (Rotoworld)

Both teams had reason to be optimistic going into the season, but neither came close to making the playoffs.
Via Philly Sports Live
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Flyers Keep Couturier and Schenn as a Tandem?

During Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall's end-of-season press conference on April, he was asked to assess the progress of fourth-year pros Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn. In particular, Couturier's heavy usage in defensive zone starts against opposing teams' best offensive players was brought up repeatedly, as was the issue of whether Schenn is better suited to...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Forty Drought Leaves Former Champs Scratching Their Heads

View image | gettyimages.com May 27, 1975: the day that Philadelphia Flyers captured the second (and quite possibly the last) Stanley Cup in franchise history. No one expected the band of misfits from Canadian tundra to achieve much of anything. The only thing Clarence Campbell, NHL president at the time, saw the Broad Street Bullies as was a way to fill seats. The Bullies surprisingly...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Flyers blue-line logjam adds decisions to offseason

  Before Dave Hakstol can start coaching the team, he needs to know what players he has to work with on the roster.    Ron Hextall continues to add to the many decisions the Flyers will have to make this offseason.    Last week, Hextall tapped into the KHL for two free agents - defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev and forward Aaron Palushaj. Both were primarily depth signing...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The state of the Philadelphia Flyers blue line: Part Two

In Part One I looked at the current situation the Philadelphia Flyers are in and the defensemen currently under contract for the Flyers (you can find Part One here). Here I am going to look at the defensive prospects in the Flyers’ system and their readiness to make the jump to the NHL. The Philadelphia Flyers are lucky to have a such talented up-and-coming defensive prospects...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Giroux bares all during Team Canada's celebration

Ever wanted to get inside an NHL locker room? Well, here you go ... although this probably isn't exactly what you had in mind.After Canada's 6-1 rout of Russia in the gold-medal game at the IIHF World Championships over the weekend, the celebration that started on the ice continued in the Canadian locker room. Tyler Seguin, who was reveling in the victory by drinking out of the trophy...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

What were the Flyers thinking with Dave Hakstol hiring? (Puck Daddy)

At some point after the dismissal of Craig Berube, a head coach he inherited, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall took a list of replacement candidates to owner Ed Snider. There were big names, familiar names. And there was also Dave Hakstol, who had never coached in the NHL nor played in the NHL, having spent the last 11 seasons as head coach of the University of North Dakota Fighting...
Via Philly Sports Live
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers name Dave Hakstol head coach

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Monday morning that Dave Hakstol has been named the 19th head coach in Flyers history. “Dave brings a wealth of head coaching experience and success to the Philadelphia Flyers organization,” said Flyers general manager Ron Hextall. “He’s a proven winner and we are pleased to have him become part of the Flyers family.” “I am extremely...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Hakstol Named Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers

They say to be careful what you wish for. Coach  Dave Hakstol is moving on. The news broke this morning that Hakstol is going to be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. For the fans that wanted Hakstol fired because his teams didn't win an NCAA title, you won't have Hak to kick around anymore. Official Press Release -- Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall...
Via Goon's World
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Sean Couturier impresses at World Championships

Look back to the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The Philadelphia Flyers selected Sean Couturier eighth overall and knew they were getting a highly touted prospect. Look forward to the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs. Sean Couturier plays a crucial role in helping the Flyers defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins by shutting down Art Ross Trophy and eventual Hart Trophy Winner Yevgeni Malkin, while also...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Fire Head Coach Craig Berube After Two Seasons

PHILADELPHIA — Flyers general manager Ron Hextall did not ask one player for a review or recommendation at the year-end meetings on embattled coach Craig Berube. He didn’t need any. Another empty season without a Stanley Cup fueled by players who failed to meet expectations told Hextall all he needed to know. It was time to move on. The Flyers fired Berube after two seasons on...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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