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Archive: June, 2011

Stamkos a puppet for Players Assoc.?

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 1:17 PM
The Flyers are still debating whether to put in an offer sheet for Tampa Bay superstar Steven Stamkos. If they do, of course, Tampa has the right to match it _ and can wait seven days (crippling the Flyers in the FA market) before responding. A person close to Tampa's situation said Thursday he expects... Read more

Flyers won't pursue Stamkos

Thursday, June 30, 2011, 6:09 PM
Forget the Steven Stamkos hype. The Flyers have decided not to pursue the Tampa Bay superstar. Yes, the Flyers kicked the tires and thought about giving the 21-year-old center an offer sheet. “But it was nothing serious, really,” Peter Luukko, president of the Flyers’ parent company... Read more

Stamkos saga drags on

Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:39 PM
The agent for Tampa Bay superstar Steven Stamkos and Lightning GM Steve Yzerman met on Wednesday and will meet again on Thursday. Do not expect a deal to be hammered out for a few days, sources said. Yzerman told the St. Pete Times that he and Stamkos' agent, Don Meehan, continue to work toward a... Read more

Flyers sign Nodl, deal Powe

Monday, June 27, 2011, 11:49 AM
The Flyers announced Monday they had signed winger Andreas Nodl, who was a restricted free agent. Nodl, who scored 11 goals last season, is expected to have an increased role on the penalty kill. He signed a two-year deal, with a cap hit of 845Gs per season. Later in the day, the Flyers sent hard-working... Read more

Flyers' No. 1 pick doesn't lack confidence

Saturday, June 25, 2011, 3:07 AM
In Friday's first-round of the NHL draft, the Flyers selected 18-year-old Sean Couturier, a 6-foot-4, 197-pound center who hopes to earn a lineup spot this season. Hey, the kid doesn't lack confidence. The high-scoring Couturier was drafted with the eighth overall pick, acquired from Columbus... Read more

Bryzgalov leaves without contract agreement

Friday, June 17, 2011, 3:15 PM
Ilya Bryzgalov and the Flyers did not reach a contract agreement during the goalie's two days in Philadelphia. But that doesn't mean the Flyers won't sign the talented goalie. The Flyers acquired Bryzgalov's rights last week, and they hope to reach an agreement before he becomes an unrestricted free... Read more

Flyers take step toward signing Bryzgalov

Thursday, June 16, 2011, 7:05 PM
Earlier in the week, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said it was important for the recently acquired Ilya Bryzgalov to spend some time with goalie coach Jeff Reese. Consider their brief meeting Thursday a successful one. Bryzgalov met with several members of the Flyers’ brass at their... Read more

Bryzgalov to meet with Flyers' brass Thurs.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011, 6:46 PM
In a meeting that could shape the Flyers’ future, standout goalie Ilya Bryzgalov will be introduced to several team officials on Thursday. Bryzgalov and his agent, Ritch Winter, will arrive in Philadelphia late Wednesday night and will meet with general manager Paul Holmgren, coach Peter Laviolette... Read more

Bryzgalov wants to bring Cup to Phila.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 12:20 PM
Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov wants to play for the Flyers. Now it’s up to general manager Paul Holmgren and Bryzgalov’s agent, Ritch Winters, to work out the costly details. The Flyers acquired Bryzgalov’s rights on Tuesday. They hope to sign him before he hits the free-agent market on... Read more

Is Bryzgalov the missing piece?

Wednesday, June 8, 2011, 9:16 AM
The Flyers acquired the rights to Phoenix goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov for a 2012 third-round pick and the rights to Matt Clackson on Tuesday night. The Flyers will also give a conditional pick (not a first- or second-rounder) if they sign Bryzgalov, who had an excellent regular season but struggled... Read more
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