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Archive: July, 2013

Bryzgalov's first offer surfaces

Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:06 PM
On June 24, one day before his client was bought out, Ilya Bryzgalov’s agent bragged in an e-mail to the Daily News that he had “half a dozen” NHL general managers saying they would “have (Bryzgalov) on their team anytime.” More than a month later, Bryzgalov has not yet... Read more

Laviolette named assistant coach for Team USA under Dan Bylsma

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 10:25 AM
Aside from the chewing gum and timely timeouts, it is the indelible image of Peter Laviolette's tenure with the Philadelphia Flyers. April 1, 2012. Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh. Game No. 79. Laviolette, walking the tightrope that is the dasherboards between benches, climbed past the protective... Read more

Ron Hextall back as Flyers asst. GM

Monday, July 15, 2013, 5:47 PM
As far as Ron Hextall could tell, the Flyers’ hierarchy was set in 2006. Bob Clarke, the Flyers’ general manager, was just 56 years old. The Flyers were two years and one lockout removed from an Eastern Conference final appearance. Hextall, then 43, was the team’s director of player... Read more

Simmonds: Bryzgalov gone 'will help guys out'

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 4:13 PM
Wayne Simmonds said yesterday he thinks the Flyers’ goaltending switch from Ilya Bryzgalov to Ray Emery and Steve Mason will not help only on the ice - but also in the dressing room. Simmonds joined Sportsnet 590 in Toronto on Thursday morning to promote his charity efforts this weekend when... Read more

Fred Shero elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 3:23 PM
Turns out, the Hockey Hall of Fame does have room for one of the game's great innovators. Finally. Nearly 32 years after last setting foot behind an NHL bench, Flyers Stanley Cup-winning coach Fred Shero was elected to hockey’s hallowed Hall on Tuesday in Toronto. Shero will enter in the "Builders"... Read more

Ray Emery returns to Flyers at $1.65 million

Friday, July 5, 2013, 12:26 PM
The Flyers got their goaltender. The Flyers have agreed to a one-year, $1.65 million deal with free agent Ray Emery. Emery, 30, was the top free agent goaltender available. He was a sparkling 17-1-0 with a 1.94 goals against-average and .922 save percentage. Emery’s signing is a remarkable... Read more

Sources: Flyers. Giroux close to extension

Thursday, July 4, 2013, 3:11 PM
The Flyers and Claude Giroux are moving closer to a contract extension. The deal is not finalized but could be with a day or two. The deal for Giroux, the Flyers' captain, will be for 8 years and $66 million, according to sources. The new deal will kick in for the 2014-15 season. Get the full Frequent... Read more
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