Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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

Hextall not playing games in rookie camp

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 4:05 PM
For the first time in eight years, the Flyers prospects aren't hitting the ice against the prospects of the Washington Capitals during this week's rookie camp. That's been known since early September as the Capitals instead went South to play in a three-game tournament in Florida with the Tampa Bay... Read more

Simon Gagne announces retirement

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 11:38 AM
FOR ALL intents and purposes, Simon Gagne's career was over in December, when he left the Boston Bruins to care for his late father, Pierre, who was losing his battle with liver cancer. His last game with the Bruins was Dec. 6. Fittingly, he scored a goal, one of just three he scored in his 23 games... Read more

Hakstol ready for more

Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:39 PM
By this point, new Flyers coach Dave Hakstol must be sick of watching video as he prepares to embark on his first year at the NHL level after joining the Flyers from the University of North Dakota. He's had nearly four months since his hiring to evaluate his roster and get a general idea for what... Read more

Flyers change start time of preseason game before papal visit

Thursday, August 20, 2015, 3:19 PM
Pope Francis has caused yet another change to the city's weekend plans during - and in this case, before - his visit to Philadelphia. While many of the city's preparations have been scrutinized, this one makes a ton of sense. The Flyers announced Thursday afternoon they moved up puck drop for their... Read more
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