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Archive: June, 2013

Get to know Flyers' No. 1 pick

Sunday, June 30, 2013, 4:48 PM
SAMUEL MORIN Round: 1st, 11th overall Position: Defense; lefthanded shot Age: 17 (July 12, 1995) Hometown: Lac-Beauport Quebec Height/weight: 6-6, 203 Team: Rimouski, of Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Skinny: 2012-13 was his second season with the Rimouski Oceanic. He missed a month with... Read more

Flyers need to move a defenseman

Thursday, June 27, 2013, 2:44 PM
They say you can never have enough defenseman, not in an 82-game NHL season which is more like a war of attrition than anything else. Is the same true for the Flyers? When the Flyers officially announce defenseman Mark Streit’s 4-year, $21 million pact - which is expected to come on Thursday... Read more

Snider supports Holmgren and Bryzgalov buyout

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 3:08 PM
What exact role did Flyers chairman Ed Snider have in bringing Ilya Bryzgalov to Philadelphia in 2011? For now, it seems like we won’t know the answer to that question. After multiple attempts for comment on Bryzgalov’s $23 million buyout, Snider issued a statement on Wednesday. Snider... Read more

Video: Flyers buyout Ilya Bryzgalov, look to free agency

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 2:12 PM
The Philadelphia Daily News' Frank Seravalli catches up with CineSport's Brian Clark to talk about the Flyers buying out Ilya Bryzgalov, and the team's focus heading into the NHL Draft. Read more

Bryzgalov issues statement on Flyers' buyout

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 11:05 AM
Ilya Bryzgalov has spoken. Well, not really. Bryzgalov did not address the media following the Flyers’ decision to buy him out from the $34.5 million remaining on his 9-year deal. But Bryzgalov did issue a statement on Wednesday to other media outlets with the help of his agent, who made it... Read more

Flyers will buy out Ilya Bryzgalov

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 1:27 PM
Despite serious internal debate, the Flyers have decided to part ways with goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Bryzgalov’s tumultuous, two-year tenure with the team will officially come to a close on Wednesday at 5 o’clock, when the NHL’s compliance buyout window opens, Flyers general manager... Read more

Flyers confirm Danny Briere buyout

Thursday, June 20, 2013, 1:12 PM
The Flyers confirmed on Thursday what many have been thinking for months. The team will use one of its two compliance, or “amnesty,” buyouts on forward Danny Briere, general manager Paul Holmgren said in a statement. Holmgren met with Briere last week to inform him. “This was a... Read more

Did the Flyers overpay Mark Streit?

Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 2:38 PM
BOSTON -- Mark Streit was in the right place at the right time. But did the Flyers agree to terms with the former Islanders defenseman at the right price? It would be easy to look at Streit’s new deal - a 4-year, $21 million pact - and say that the Flyers overpaid for the aging blue liner at... Read more

Flyers acquire rights to defenseman Mark Streit

Wednesday, June 12, 2013, 2:05 PM
To kick off what is expected to be a busy summer for the Flyers, general manager Paul Holmgren brought in a steady defenseman to help shore up a broken blue line. Consider this one, though, a relatively short-term fix given his age. The Flyers acquired the rights to Islanders defenseman Mark Streit... Read more
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