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Video: Flyers' playoff hopes dwindle after loss

Friday, April 12, 2013, 5:20 AM
Frank Seravalli of the Daily News reports from the Wells Fargo Center where the Ottawa Senators dealt the Flyers their third straight loss. Read more

Flyers sign prospect Petr Straka

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 7:38 PM
The Flyers announced they have signed forward Petr Straka to a three-year, entry-level deal. Straka, 20, has led Baie-Comeau to the third round of the Quebec Major Junior League playoffs with 18 points in 8 playoff games. He racked up 82 points in 55 games in his 20-year-old season in the ‘Q... Read more

Danny Briere: Amnesty buyout is 'reality'

Thursday, April 11, 2013, 3:09 PM
Danny Briere will not be back in the Flyers’ lineup on Thursday night against his hometown Ottawa Senators, still hampered by a concussion that will cause him to miss his 10th consecutive game. Briere, 35, is likely to return on Saturday in Buffalo, where he will have eight games remaining to... Read more

Bryzgalov: Benched before snooze

Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 3:26 PM
Despite public denials from four Flyers players and coach Peter Laviolette, multiple sources confirmed to the Daily News that goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov did in fact “doze off” during a team meeting on Monday. His sleep habits, however, were not the reason for Steve Mason making his first... Read more

Flyers re-sign Mason to extension

Monday, April 8, 2013, 11:46 AM
Before the Flyers even acquired goaltender Steve Mason from Columbus before last Wednesday's trade deadline, general manager Paul Holmgren had already contacted Mason's agent about a contract extension. It didn't take long to finalize one. The Flyers officially agreed to a 1-year, $1.5 million extension... Read more

Gruesome cut for Flyers' Eric Wellwood

Monday, April 8, 2013, 10:05 AM
WARNING: If you become squeamish or nauseus at the sight of blood, this blog post and photo might not be for you. Flyers prospect Eric Wellwood is recovering in a Connecticut hospital after a scary incident in a game Sunday required emergency surgery to repair a skate cut which resulted in serious... Read more

Flyers sign second round pick

Sunday, April 7, 2013, 7:00 PM
With the top talent on his Golden Gophers team bailing on their senior seasons, Minnesota defenseman Mark Alt felt little need to stay in school. The Flyers officially signed Alt to an entry-level deal over the weekend. He will report to the Phantoms. Alt, 21, is a former second round pick (2010)... Read more

Flyers forward Zac Rinaldo out indefinitely with left high ankle sprain

Thursday, April 4, 2013, 5:55 PM
TORONTO -- The Flyers' long injury list got a bit longer on Thursday, with the addition of forward Zac Rinaldo. General manager Paul Holmgren announced Thursday that Rinaldo will be out indefinitely with a left high ankle sprain. Rinaldo left Wednesday night's win over Montreal with the injury. Danny... Read more

Flyers trade for goaltender Steve Mason

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 2:47 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov will start his 20th straight game on Wednesday night against Montreal, something Peter Laviolette said he doesn’t have much choice about given the Flyers’ position in the standings. Well, now Laviolette has a choice. And so do the Flyers this summer in retaining Bryzgalov’s... Read more

Flyers claim forward Adam Hall from Tampa Bay Lightning

Wednesday, April 3, 2013, 12:18 PM
The Flyers have claimed forward Adam Hall off waivers from the Tampa Bay Lightning, according to ESPN's Pierre LeBrun. Hall was traded yesterday from the Carolina Hurricanes to Tampa, but needed to clear waivers before the deal could be completed. The Flyers, however, snapped up the 32-year-old forward... Read more
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