Tuesday, October 6, 2015

MacDonald clears; Flyers set roster

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 1:00 PM
As expected, Andrew MacDonald cleared waivers today and the Flyers announced his loaning to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. With a $5 million cap hit and five years (including this year) remaining on his deal, MacDonald getting claimed was a highly-unlikely scenario. The... Read more

Flyers lose Porter in waivers

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 12:28 PM
The Flyers lost a little bit of organizational depth Thursday afternoon when one of the two players they put on waivers yesterday failed to clear. Chris Porter, who scored two goals in three preseason games, was claimed off of waivers by the Minnesota Wild. Colin McDonald, who the Flyers also waived... Read more

Brayden Schenn focusing on what he can control

Friday, September 25, 2015, 11:20 AM
BRAYDEN SCHENN learned at a young age the business side of the National Hockey League. At the age of 19, Schenn - who was regarded as the best prospect not yet in the NHL - was the key piece sent to Philadelphia in exchange for Mike Richards. Wayne Simmonds was dealt, too, but Schenn was the primary... Read more

Luke Schenn, Flyers affected by Francis

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 1:46 PM
BY NOW, Luke Schenn has been in Philadelphia long enough to make some connections in town. He can probably get a dinner reservation somewhere or see a Phillies game if he wants to, he said. But the Bishop of Rome in the city this weekend? “Not to see the Pope,” Schenn said after practice... Read more

Gagner getting comfortable on the left side

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 12:31 PM
Sam Gagner played all three forward positions last year with the Arizona Coyotes. The position he played least, however, was the left wing. When the Flyers debuted in camp Friday, Gagner was on the left side with Vincent Lecavalier at center and R.J. Umberger on the right wing. The line played together... Read more

Takeaways from Allentown

Monday, September 21, 2015, 10:37 PM
ALLENTOWN-- It's easy to get carried away by what transpires in preseason games because results-oriented observations can cloud judgment. It's why new coach Dave Hakstol has been stressing the importance of an entire body of work, day-by-day, throughout training camp. But, there are plenty of things... Read more

Provorov, Konecny making preseason debuts

Monday, September 21, 2015, 11:54 AM
Last year, Travis Konecny said he was watching players like Claude Giroux and Jake Voracek on highlight reels. Tonight he'll sit on the same bench as the two Flyers top-liners. Konecny, the 24th overall pick in June's draft will head to Allentown tonight with fellow first rounder, Ivan Provorov (7th... Read more

Flyers training camp: Day 3 observations

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 12:07 PM
Sunday marked the final day of training camp before preseason games get added to the equation Monday with split-squad games in Allentown and Brooklyn. The Flyers veterans and a few players from rookie camp ended the session with a scrimmage. Here are a few quick takeaways from the scrimmage. First... Read more

Flyers training camp: Day 1 observations

Friday, September 18, 2015, 2:40 PM
After a few days of rookie camp to start the week and a day of meetings yesterday, Flyers training camp finally got underway with new coach Dave Hakstol on the ice with his full team for the first time. Here are a few quick takeaways from the morning session, which saw all of the Flyers veterans... Read more

Projecting the Flyers' roster: Volume 1

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 11:07 PM
Note: This is Volume 1 of a five-part series. Throughout training camp, Jeff Neiburg will project who will be on the maximum 23-man roster when camp comes to a close (the Flyers don't need to keep 23 up at once, just a minimum of 20). A new projection will come out every few days during camp. Players... Read more
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