Friday, December 26, 2014

Flyers sign another Union player

Tuesday, June 3, 2014, 4:14 PM
Senior Matt Hatch, a fleet left winger who helped Union College win the NCAA national championship last season, signed a free-agent contract Tuesday with the Flyers' top affiliate and will play for AHL Lehigh Valley. "He's a gritty kid with high-end speed," Flyers GM Ron Hextall said. Hatch, 24,... Read more

Free tickets available for NHL draft at Wells Fargo Center

Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 4:33 PM
The Flyers announced that free tickets for the NHL draft, which will be held at the Wells Fargo Center June 27-28, will be available Friday at 1 p.m. At that time, fans should go for tickets, which will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis. Round 1 will... Read more

The good and bad in Philly sports history, day by day

Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:07 PM
Looking for a Father’s Day present for a sports-crazed loved one? Check out “This Day in Philadelphia Sports,” written by Brian Startare and Kevin Reavy, with the foreword by former Phillies manager Charlie Manuel. “I have only one question: Why didn’t someone think... Read more

Snider salutes '74 Flyers and franchise, but admits to frustration

Friday, May 16, 2014, 3:54 PM
Flyers chairman Ed Snider, in recognition of the 40th anniversary Monday of the Flyers' first Stanley Cup, saluted that team - and the franchise for getting close several times - during a conference call with reporters on Friday. Thanks to the Flyers, here is the transcript. When you reflect back... Read more

Flyers' Gustafsson heading to KHL

Friday, May 16, 2014, 11:14 AM
Erik Gustafsson, who in 31 games had the highest plus-minus rating of any Flyers' defenseman this season, is heading to the KHL in Russia. Flyers GM Ron Hextall confirmed that Gustafsson was heading to Russia. Hexttalll said he was "disappointed" in the news, but that he wished Gustafsson well. If... Read more

Finding a LW for Giroux one of Hextall's goals?

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 12:28 AM
Ron Hextall says he treasures draft picks. “You build from drafting well…Certainly I think the Flyers have drafted extremely well,” he said after being named the team’s general manager Wednesday. “You look at a lot of the players in the lineup and around the league,... Read more

As Flyers' new GM, Hextall dealt difficult hand

Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 9:53 AM
So much for Paul Holmgren's denials. Holmgren last week said he was not nearly ready to hand over the GM job to assistant Ron Hextall. "Do I look like I'm 70?" he asked. But at an 11:30 a.m. news conference Wednesday, Holmgren was officially named the Flyers' president and Hextall named the team's... Read more

Ross Lonsberry, member of Flyers' Cup champs, dies at 67

Monday, May 5, 2014, 2:58 PM
Ross Lonsberry, a hard-nosed left winger who helped the Flyers win Stanley Cups in 1974 and 1975, died Sunday at a California hospital after a long battle with cancer. The Saskatchewan native was 67. Mr. Lonsberry's oldest daughter, Heather, said complications from pneumonia and a blood infection... Read more

Holmgren back as GM; Timonen likely returning

Friday, May 2, 2014, 7:18 PM
About 90 minutes after Ed Snider hinted that Paul Holmgren may become the Flyers' president, Holmgren said he would remain as the team's general manager next season. The Flyers cleaned out their lockers in Voorhees on Friday, and several players and front-office personnel spoke to reporters. Snider... Read more

Giroux named MVP finalist

Thursday, May 1, 2014, 11:28 AM
Flyers center Claude Giroux has been named a finalist for the Hart Trophy, awarded to the league's MVP. Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby, who is the heavy favorite, and Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf were also named finalists. The winner will be announced June 24 in Las Vegas. "To be nominated is a great honor... Read more
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