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Archive: June, 2011

Flyers wrap up Day 2 at Draft

Saturday, June 25, 2011, 12:38 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Without a pick in the second round to start Saturday’s action at the NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers had an early pick in the third round courtesy of Columbus and their deal on Thursday for Jeff Carter. Here’s the scoop on how the Flyers spent their five picks on Saturday: NICK... Read more

Seravalli: New look Flyers

Saturday, June 25, 2011, 1:11 AM
Video: The Daily News' Frank Seravalli discusses the Flyers' selection of Sean Couturier with the No. 8 selection in the NHL draft and what Thursday's trades mean for the team's future Get exclusive videos and analysis in our new app for iPhone and Android. Download it here. Read more

Flyers grab Couturier at No. 8

Friday, June 24, 2011, 8:46 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- With the No. 8 overall selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers selected... a player very few thought would slide to the No. 8 spot in center Sean Couturier. Couturier was ranked as the No. 5 overall draft pick by the central scouting agencies. At one point during the scouting... Read more

Carter's agent: Holmgren lied

Friday, June 24, 2011, 6:12 PM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- If you have been looking for a reason, aside from sheer disappointment, that Jeff Carter has yet to publicly address his stunning trade to Columbus on Thursday, listen to his agent. Carter’s agent, Philadelphia based Rick Curran, told the Columbus Dispatch on Friday that Flyers... Read more

Pronger won't nominate himself for 'C'

Friday, June 24, 2011, 2:01 PM
ON-GOING COVERAGE FROM THE DAILY NEWS: - The Flyers don’t appear to be done yet: The latest on what they might do, including taking a whack at the No. 3 overall pick tonight, trading for Steven Stamkos, re-signing Ville Leino, and who they might pursue in free agency. - Broad Street... Read more

Flyers are not done yet

Friday, June 24, 2011, 10:00 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Exhaling, Paul Holmgren said it best on Thursday: “A lot can happen between now and the start of training camp.” Truthfully, a lot will happen for the Flyers between now and Sunday here at the Entry Draft in Minnesota, let alone when free agency officially kicks off... Read more

Richards, Carter traded; Bryzgalov signed

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 3:45 PM
Let the record show that the day the Flyers decided to blow up the nucleus of their team was June 23, 2011. Thursday started with the Flyers' need to begin to clear cap space in order to sign goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. In a span of just a few hours, general manager Paul Holmgren traded away not only... Read more

Flyers' schedule released

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 2:02 PM
Outdoor hockey is a staple in Canada and in the northern most parts of the United States. In Philadelphia, however, it’s generally limited to a bunch of kids with Koho sticks, roller blades and those orange plastic pucks. Mister, can you please move your car? Until now. The league released... Read more

Getting to know Bryzgalov

Thursday, June 23, 2011, 9:00 AM
LAS VEGAS -- He has Tweeted about things as random as dogs crossing the streets of Moscow and given fans more than a laugh or two from interviews since first joining the NHL in 2005. Ilya Bryzgalov is full of personality.

He says his best personal trait is his candor. But rarely has he been as entertaining... Read more

Laperriere wins Masterton Trophy

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 8:11 PM
LAS VEGAS -- With the Stanley Cup gleaming in the lobby of The Las Vegas Palms Casino and Resort, likely still soaked with beer and champagne from Boston’s thrilling Game 7 victory last week, Flyers chairman Ed Snider and forward Ian Laperriere could do little more than ogle as they entered the... Read more
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