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Archive: August, 2012

NHL awaits a counter

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 5:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Even as yet another day ticked toward the expiration of hockey’s Collective Bargaining Agreement on Thursday without a new proposal to mull from the Players Association, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly remains hopeful next season will start on-time. The NHLPA is expected to present... Read more

Which Flyers will play in Europe?

Thursday, August 30, 2012, 8:00 AM
NEW YORK -- Without a new Collective Bargaining Agreement hashed out in the next 17 days, nearly every single NHL player will become a free agent at 11:59 p.m. on September 15. For most, that means the ability to bolt for Europe, to most professional leagues start playing games this week. From last... Read more

Progress or Posturing in Labor Talks?

Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 3:07 AM
NEW YORK -- NHL commissioner Gary Bettman stood in the lobby of the league’s Manhattan headquarters on Tuesday and professed that his leadership team made a “significant” and “meaningful” step toward navigating an impasse with the NHL’s Players Association. The... Read more

Flyers prospect Cousins charged with sexual assault

Sunday, August 26, 2012, 5:21 PM
Nick Cousins, a third-round pick of the Flyers in 2011, was charged with sexual assault, according to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario police. Cousins, 19, was arrested with two teammates on the Saute Ste. Marie Greyhounds. According to a release from the Sault Ste. Marie police, the alleged assault was... Read more

Hartnell signed to contract extension

Monday, August 20, 2012, 4:50 PM
Scott Hartnell has signed a contract extension with the Flyers, according to general manager Paul Holmgren The 6-2, 210-pound left winger played in all 82 regular-season games last year, scoring career-highs in goals (37) and points (67). Hartnell, 30, scored 16 power-play goals, second in the NHL... Read more

Six-year extension for Simmonds

Thursday, August 16, 2012, 1:02 AM
Wayne Simmonds has spent a little more than one full year as a member of the Flyers, but he took a huge step on Wednesday to making Philadelphia his home for a long time. The Flyers and Simmonds agreed to a six-year contract extension, the team announced Thursday morning. Simmonds, 23, will earn... Read more

Flyers sign top pick and Bourdon

Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 3:39 PM
One day after losing defenseman Andrej Meszaros to a possible season-ending injury, the Flyers locked up one candidate to replace him in the lineup. The Flyers announced that they have signed defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon to a multi-year contract extension, in addition to signing first round pick... Read more

Laviolette talks about contract extension

Wednesday, August 1, 2012, 12:48 PM
Peter Laviolette had his contract extended Wednesday by the Flyers. It is a multiyear extension, according to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. “I was really excited to come to a market like Philadelphia, and an organization like this with the history, the ownership, and working for Paul... Read more
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