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Archive: July, 2011

Flyers have new affiliate in Trenton

Thursday, July 28, 2011, 1:06 PM
The Flyers have a new affiliate in Trenton. The Trenton Titans are returning to play the 2011-12 season in the East Coast Hockey League. The Titans were affiliated with the Flyers from 1999-2006. “The Philadelphia Flyers and the Comcast-Spectacor family of companies are excited to be affiliated... Read more

Flyers announce 3 signings

Tuesday, July 19, 2011, 3:15 PM
The Flyers announced three signings today: * Free agent G Jason Bacashihua to a 1-year contract, * Center Jon Kalinski to a 1-year contract extension * Center Marcel Noebels to an entry-level contract, as we reported yesterday here on Frequent Flyers. Bacashihua, 28, most recently played for the... Read more

Flyers sign fourth-round pick

Monday, July 18, 2011, 5:31 PM
The Flyers have signed 2011 fourth-round draft pick Marcel Noebels to an entry level contract. Noebels, a left wing, is 6-3, 200 pounds. He was ranked as the 49th-best North American skater entering the draft by the NHL’s Central Scouting. The Flyers drafted him 118th overall. He had 28 goals... Read more

Flyers announce preseason schedule

Monday, July 11, 2011, 3:19 PM
The Flyers announced they will open their exhibition schedule on Sept. 20 against the Maple Leafs in Toronto. The Flyers originally said they will play six preseason games, but added a seventh game later today. Three of the games will be at the Wells Fargo Center. Here is the preseason schedule: Tuesday... Read more

Hat trick for Schenn in prospects scrimmage

Monday, July 11, 2011, 2:27 PM
Newly acquired Brayden Schenn scored three goals and added an assist as his Team White defeated Team Black, 6-3, in the Flyers' prospects scrimmage today at the SkateZone in Voorhees, N.J. “It was our first game in about 2 months, so I didn’t know what to expect going into it,” Schenn... Read more

Bryzgalov: 'I want to win'

Monday, July 11, 2011, 11:31 AM
New Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov spoke with the Philadelphia media for the first time since signing a 9-year, $51 million deal to anchor the overhauled roster. He dotted his remarks with historical references of a team that won the Stanley Cup twice in the '70s, got to the finals in the '90s and again... Read more

Rosters set for Flyers prospect scrimmage

Sunday, July 10, 2011, 6:44 PM
The Flyers will close out their prospect camp Monday at the Skate Zone in Voorhees with a scrimmage. Here are the rosters for the two teams: TEAM ORANGE Forwards Zac Rinaldo Nick Cousins Kyle Mountain Tye McGinn Brayden Schenn Mike Testwinde Andrew Rowe Jason Akeson Tom Sestito Luke Pither Defense Colin... Read more

Flyers sign Simmonds

Thursday, July 7, 2011, 5:29 PM
The Flyers have signed right wing Wayne Simmonds to a 2-year contract extension, the team announced. The deal is valued at $1.75 million per year. Simmons, 22, was acquired with forward Brayden Schenn and a second-round pick in the 2012 draft from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for center Michael... Read more

Flyers sign former first round goaltender

Thursday, July 7, 2011, 11:15 AM
The Flyers have signed free agent goaltender Jason Bacashihua, a former first round pick, to a contract, the Daily News has learned. According to a confidential email released to NHL Players Association members, the two-way deal is worth $525,000 in the NHL and $125,000 in the AHL. The Flyers have... Read more

Seravalli: Are the Flyers better?

Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 10:11 AM
Video: After all their moves, are the Flyers better than last season? The Daily News' Frank Seravalli weighs in on which direction the Flyers are heading and if Steven Stamkos could come to Philadelphia with CineSport's Noah Coslov. Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and... Read more
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