Sunday, August 30, 2015

Flyers name Scott Gordon as head coach of Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:44 AM
WHEN RON Hextall met with reporters during last week’s prospect development camp, the Flyers general manager said the team wasn’t all that close in naming a new Phantoms coach. Turns out he was pretty close after all. The Flyers announced Monday morning that Scott Gordon has been named... Read more

Flyers sign right winger Aaron Palushaj

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 11:37 AM
THE FLYERS signed free-agent right wing Aaron Palushaj to a one-year deal yesterday, with the hope that he can parlay a successful season in the world's second-best league into to a full-time NHL depth position. According to a source, Palushaj's deal is a two-way (NHL/AHL) contract that will pay him... Read more

Flyers sign Russian defenseman Medvedev

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:54 PM
After yet another World Championship, the Flyers seem to have found an international addition to their roster. The Flyers signed Russian defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev to a one-year deal on Wednesday, already upping their total number of defensemen to eight for the upcoming season - not including restricted... Read more

Flyers hire Dave Hakstol as head coach

Monday, May 18, 2015, 9:34 AM
In a move that shocked the hockey world, the Flyers announced Dave Hakstol was hired on Monday to be the 19th head coach in team history, ending a 31-day coaching search after Craig Berube was fired in April. Hakstol, 46, spent the last 11 seasons as head coach at the University of North Dakota. While... Read more

Red Wings give Babcock permission to shop

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:07 PM
After a week of contemplation, Mike Babcock wants to see what's on the open market. And despite their interest in keeping Babcock on as head coach, the Detroit Red Wings are going to give him that opportunity. The Red Wings granted Babcock permission to speak to interested parties beginning at noon... Read more

Vegas sets odds on next Flyers coach

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:34 AM
Las Vegas has set odds on who will become the 19th head coach in Flyers history. We profiled most of these candidates in detail in Saturday's paper, but strongly believe the Flyers will go outside of the organization for their next hire, seemingly making John Stevens and Kevin Dineen longshots. Stevens... Read more

Flyers' draft odds set

Friday, April 10, 2015, 10:39 PM
The Flyers' odds for this June's draft lottery were set on Friday night by virtue of the Columbus Blue Jackets' win over Buffalo. The Flyers are guaranteed to finish in 24th place out of 30 teams, regardless of whether they win or lose against Ottawa in Game 82 on Saturday afternoon. That means the... Read more

Manning signed to one-way deal

Friday, April 10, 2015, 1:43 PM
The Flyers signed defenseman Brandon Manning to a one-year contract extension on Friday, general manager Ron Hextall announced. Manning, 24, has appeared in 10 games for the Flyers this season. His contract is a "one-way" deal, meaning it does not have an AHL component. Based on his age and experience... Read more

Could Flyers knock Penguins out of playoffs?

Saturday, April 4, 2015, 11:25 PM
Somehow, someway, the NHL managed to end up with a compelling Easter Sunday matinee involving the moribund Flyers. It just has little to do with the Flyers - and everything to do with the free-falling Penguins. With a win on Sunday, the Flyers could extend Pittsburgh’s improbable downward spiral... Read more

Flyers' Simmonds, MacDonald done for the year

Thursday, March 26, 2015, 1:18 AM
The Flyers' win over Chicago on Wednesday night came at a price. Forward Wayne Simmonds and defenseman Andrew MacDonald will both miss the remaining seven games of the season, general manager Ron Hextall announced after the game. Both players blocked shots in the third period, resulting in apparent... Read more
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