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1 hr ago | MSNBC
The Flyers have struggled to assemble a Stanley Cup-caliber defense since losing Chris Pronger , but they have some promising defensive prospects that they hope will someday play key roles in a lengthy playoff run. Among them is Samuel Morin, who is easy to identify given that, like Pronger before him, he towers over his competitors.
9 hrs ago | Broad Street Hockey
Let's face it, NHL15 sucks. Who wants to play half a game, anyway? A few of us have been talking on the forums about making a clan, so here it is.
It's been well over a year since the Philadelphia Flyers bought out goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov, yet it's still a topic of conversation for the club's chairman Ed Snider. The Flyers signed Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51 million contract in the summer prior to the start of the 2011-2012 season, but used a compliance buyout on the eccentric puck stopper after just two lackluster seasons.
Philadelphia Flyers chairman Ed Snider claimed a personal victory, announcing on Saturday he was free of cancer following radiation and chemotherapy treatment, as per CSN Philadelphia. "You never want that Big C," the 81-year-old Snider told CSN Philadelphia .
Sean Couturier has offensive talent, but he doesn't get to use it at even strength. If you want him to break out, it's going to have to come on the power play.
First things first: Flyers rookie camp begins Saturday, runs through Tuesday, then there will be a rookie game on Wednesday afternoon at Skate Zone against Washington Capitals rookies. 1. Brayden Schenn, a natural center, is expected to get the first shot at replacing the departed Scott Hartnell as the top-line left wing to play with center Claude Giroux and right wing Jacob Voracek.
Flyers coach Craig Berube wasn't quite ready to quit playing hockey even though the long-time NHL enforcer was out of work when training camp for the 2000-01 season began. At the time, he was living outside Washington DC in Annapolis, Md., and waiting for a team to sign him.
Tonight we review one of the oldest Flames and one who is still on the team. Defenseman and coaching legend Pat Quinn and left winger Curtis Glencross.
Another thing to watch in Flyers camp NEXT week is Couturier on the PP. Berube wants to "push the envelope" with him offensively this season Sean Couturier played 1:16 on the PP last season, roughly 1:30 the year prior and not much at all his rookie year.
Earlier this week, ESPN's Craig Custance asked a bunch of NHL players a simple question: if you were building an NHL team, which player would you pick to build that team around? Hockey players are generally pretty humble people. They're not going to call themselves great.
For once, there shouldn't be a ton of shuffling in the top 9. At the bottom? Not so fast... Coming off a playoff appearance for just the second time in the team's history, the Blue Jackets ' front office found themselves in a unique position: there wasn't a glaring need to make a bunch of moves to the forward corps. Just the same, while there are some young guys pushing from within the system, there isn't an actual "need" to rush any of the kids.
Apr 25, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux and Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason celebrate win against the New York Rangers in game four of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers defeated the Rangers, 2-1.
Feastival is coming . You guys already know that, right? And the coming of Feastival also means the coming of Feastival's crazy auction.
In this Nov. 4, 2010, file photo, Philadelphia Flyers' Jody Shelley, left, and New York Rangers' Derek Boogaard fight during an NHL hockey game in Philadelphia. A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.
Let's discuss every one of the 36 forwards heading into Flyers training camp, from the locks to make the Flyers roster to those who are just hoping for a minor league job. First, we'll get the locks out of the way.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 05:41 pm
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