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Flyers sign MacDonald to $30 million extension

Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 10:56 AM
In 19 games, the Flyers saw enough in defenseman Andrew MacDonald to know that they did not want to risk losing him to the open market on July 1. MacDonald and the Flyers agreed to a six-year, $30 million contract extension on Tuesday, tying him for the 21st-richest deal among defensemen in the NHL... Read more

Hartnell fined $5,000 by NHL

Monday, April 14, 2014, 12:09 PM
Scott Hartnell will pay for his stick swinging incident on Sunday afternoon. Luckily for him, the hit from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety will be on his wallet - and not the Flyers’ lineup for Game 1 of their first round series in New York. Hartnell was fined $5,000, and not suspended... Read more

Flyers' power play needs work

Wednesday, April 9, 2014, 8:49 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Shooting from the lip as the Flyers criss-cross the Sunshine State ahead of Thursday’s matchup with the Tampa Bay Lightning: > Claude Giroux said he wanted the Flyers to be a better team after Tuesday’s game in Florida than when they arrived at the rink in the morning... Read more

Flyers can clinch tonight

Tuesday, April 8, 2014, 10:54 AM
SUNRISE, Fla. -- 190 down, 5 days to go. For the Flyers, extending their season at least another four games beyond 82 has come down to just two points. The Flyers can clinch a playoff spot with a win tonight against the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center in Game No. 79 - thanks to New Jersey’s... Read more

Flyers likely first round opponent still Rangers

Sunday, April 6, 2014, 9:19 AM
BOSTON -- 188 down, 7 days to go. Thanks to an 8-1-1 run that began the month of March, whether or not the Flyers qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs is not really much of a question. Even with this current 1-4-2 swoon - which is probably as much about human nature as it is their grind of opponents... Read more

Panic or paranoia for Flyers?

Saturday, April 5, 2014, 6:29 PM
BOSTON -- Paranoia, they say, is the bastard child of fear and good sense. For the Flyers, after Saturday’s gut-wrenching, 5-2 loss at a jam-packed TD Garden, is now: when does paranoia become legitimized panic? A compelling case could be made for either direction. Inducing fear, with 5 games... Read more

Blue Jackets have never won in Philly

Thursday, April 3, 2014, 10:33 AM
Claude Giroux guaranteed it on Oct. 21, when the Flyers were 1-7-0. Most of the rest of the NHL snickered. Now, on April 3rd, the Flyers have a chance to more or less seal their playoff fate with a six point lead with six games to play by virtue of a win over the Blue Jackets on Thursday night. “It’s... Read more

Do Flyers need shootout specialist?

Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 3:46 AM
ST. LOUIS -- Try as the NHL’s general managers may to diminish it, the shootout isn’t going anywhere. That isn’t great news for the Flyers, who dropped their second straight game in a shootout - be it against two of the league’s best teams. Within minutes of the final horn... Read more

Video: Breaking down Flyers-Blues

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12:04 PM
The Flyers visit the Blues on Tuesday for the first time since 2010 and the Philadelphia Daily News' Frank Seravalli joins CineSport's Noah Coslov to preview the game. Read more

Flyers lose out on Folin

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 1:50 AM
ST. LOUIS -- For Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren, this one will sting a little. For the second spring in a row, the Flyers missed out on the most highly coveted undrafted free agent defenseman leaving the college ranks. Last year, it was Danny DeKeyser, who skated out of Western Michigan and... Read more
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