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Jake Voracek extension signed

Two days after signing Sean Couturier to a multi-year contract extension, the Flyers announced that Jake Voracek agreed to an extension. Voracek’s extension is for eight years and will be … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sean Couturier Extended For Six Years

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed center Sean Couturier to a multi-year contract extension. The contract is six years $25.98 mm. It will be a yearly cap … Continue reading

July 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Flyers Defensive Bridge

Thursday afternoon Michael Del Zotto signed a contract extension and avoided arbitration. The extension is for 2 years worth $7.75 million. Del Zotto had a minor career revival in his … Continue reading

July 17, 2015 · 2 Comments

Reviewing Ron Hextall’s magic

The Flyers 2015 draft was an overall success. Everyone can agree that Provorov was a smart addition to the pool of talented defensive prospects that the Flyers already have and … Continue reading

July 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Making the case to keep Gagner

On Saturday night the Flyers traded Nicklas Grossmann ($500,000 retained) and Chris Pronger to the Arizona Coyotes for Sam Gagner and a conditional fourth-round draft pick in 2016 or a third round draft … Continue reading

June 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Overtime rule change and NHL expansion

The Stanley Cup has been awarded and casual fans have moved on to baseball and the dreams of coming football while more loyal hockey fans look forward to the draft as … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Flyers miss out on Zaitsev….maybe

Back in late May when the Flyers signed Russian defenseman Yevgeny Medvedev, it was also known that the Flyers had a high interest in Nikita Zaitsev, another defenseman. We hoped … Continue reading

June 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

24 years of hard work finally pays off.

As I’m sitting here watching the Blackhawks Stanley Cup parade, my first thoughts go to Kimmo Timonen. Eight years ago today, him and Scott Hartnell were traded here from the … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Should the Flyers trade for Phil Kessel?

With Toronto in full rebuild mode, they may decide to part ways with star right-wing Phil Kessel. If they do, should the Flyers make an offer? Back at the trade deadline, TSN … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Kimmo Timonen closer to a storybook ending

If you’re one of those Flyers fans saying one of the following things about the Stanley Cup Final, then you can go ahead and stop reading this. I can’t root … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

What to do with the Flyers Defense

The Flyers defense is a log jammed mess of bodies that are barely able to do the job that they’ve been given and are a detriment to the whole team. … Continue reading

May 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Ron Hextall Is Taking A Different Route

You can say that the Flyers need certain players until you’re blue in the face or crying that we didn’t get said player, but Ron Hextall knows what he’s doing, … Continue reading

May 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hockey Basics Tee

The season might be ending, but that’s no excuse to slack off. Every player needs to know the basics, keep the rust off this offseason by remembering the simplest hockey … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Could the Flyers land Russian standout Zaitsev?

Will Dave Hakstol’s quotes help bring in CSKA Moscow defenseman Nikita Zaitsev? Two seasons ago the Flyers attempted to sign Nikita Zaitsev but he declined and stayed with CSKA Moscow of the KHL, … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yevgeny Medvedev joins the Flyers

The Flyers announced that they have signed KHL veteran defenseman Yevgeny Medvedev. Medvedev, 32, has spent the past 8 seasons playing for the Kazan Ak-Bars of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and will be … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

What we should know about the Flyers new coach.

Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall surprised everyone in Philly on Monday by announcing the Flyers new head coach would be a rather unknown coming straight from Cawlidge Hawkey. Over the … Continue reading

May 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dave Hakstol announced as Flyers new head coach

“He was our target all along.” Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall said in a press conference on Monday officially announcing the new Flyers Head Coach.   “I thought about him … Continue reading

May 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Left wing free agent targets

The Flyers had a lack of offense this past season and it had nothing to do with the top line. Behind Raffl and Read our next left winger is R.J. Umberger and that’s … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Oh look Braydon Coburn did a thing

And he did it in the playoffs. While he did manage to single-handedly salvage part of my bracket, Coburn’s game winning goal against the Detroit Red Wings didn’t do the … Continue reading

April 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Flyers need a better backup goalie

After a sub-par season from Ray Emery where he posted a GAA of 3.06 and a SV% of .894 it’s time for someone else to take over the backup role. … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

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