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Archive: June, 2011

Flyers pass on offer sheet to Stamkos

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 5:52 PM
After more than two days of internal debate and number crunching, the Flyers have decided to pass on submitting an offer sheet for restricted free agent Steven Stamkos. Stamkos, 21, has been negotiating with Tampa Bay for more than a month on a new contract extension but the two sides have yet to... Read more

John Stevens: 'Richards is like a son'

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 9:00 AM
In a Los Angeles front office filled with former Flyers staff members, Kings assistant coach John Stevens would not take any credit for playing a role in last week’s blockbuster deal that sent Mike Richards to the west coast. But that doesn’t mean Stevens, who was dismissed at the Flyers’... Read more

Two holdups on Flyers offer to Stamkos

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 4:49 PM
For nearly an entire business day, all has been quiet on the Flyers’ watch for restricted free agent forward Steven Stamkos. For the first time in two days, Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman picked up negotiations with Stamkos’ agents - Don Meehan and Mark Guy of the Newport Sports... Read more

Mark Howe going to Hockey Hall of Fame

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 3:17 PM
Former Flyers defenseman Mark Howe has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Howe played for the Flyers from 1982-92. Howe played 929 games in 18 NHL seasons and scored 197 goals and 545 assists. Howe started his professional career in the World Hockey Association, where he played with his legendary... Read more

Stamkos: Procedure, rules, myths

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 1:36 PM
With all of the hoopla surrounding the Flyers’ possible interest in Tampa Bay’s restricted free agent forward Steven Stamkos, let’s outline some facts, rules, and figures. We outlined here in our story in Tuesday's paper why the Flyers might want to and why Tampa Bay might not come... Read more

Holmgren talks highly of Schenn

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 1:14 PM
The Flyers brought their new players to Philadelphia for a news conference on Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Center. Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek were acquired via trade, as Mike Richards and Jeff Carter departed. The new players sat on a podium with general manager Paul Holmgren,... Read more

Richards' biggest regret

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 12:00 PM
Mike Richards doesn’t have very many regrets about his six-year tenure in Philadelphia. But in a radio interview over the weekend, Richards said his biggest regret about the Flyers’ failed Stanley Cup run was that he didn’t have surgery on his injured wrist at the beginning of the... Read more

Fred Shero to Hall of Fame today?

Tuesday, June 28, 2011, 8:00 AM
With another class of the Hockey Hall of Fame set to be announced today at 3 o'clock (live on NHL Network), is this the year that former Flyers coach Fred Shero will be enshrined? We won't hold our breath, especially after the uprising that occurred after Pat Burns was not inducted before he succumbed... Read more

Carter finally speaks

Monday, June 27, 2011, 2:14 PM
Jeff Carter has finally spoken. After the Columbus Dispatch reported that the Blue Jackets sent an envoy that included general manager Scott Howson, coach Scott Arniel and captain Rick Nash here to speak to a radio silent Carter, the former Flyers leading scorer has finally addressed his stunning... Read more

Powe traded; Nodl, Sestito re-signed

Monday, June 27, 2011, 11:11 AM
The Flyers announced they have extended qualifying offers to Jonathon Kalinski, Wayne Simmonds and Jakub Voracek. Simmonds was acquired last week from Los Angeles in the Mike Richards trade and Voracek was acquired on the same day from Columbus in the Jeff Carter deal. Kalinski spent the season in... Read more
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