Friday, May 22, 2015

Flyers sign another KHL player

Thursday, May 21, 2015, 11:37 AM
For the second straight day, the Flyers signed a player from Russia's KHL. They added speedy 5-foot-11, 188-pound free-agent right winger Aaron Palushaj, a Michigan native, on Thursday. Palushaj, 25, had played 68 NHL games earlier in his career. He split last season between two KHL teams, collecting... Read more

Flyers sign D-man from KHL

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:44 PM
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall said he improved his crowded defense and its speed Wednesday by signing free-agent Yevgeni Medvedev, a three-time KHL all-star in Russia. The 6-foot-3, 187-pound Russian will be playing in the NHL for the first time after spending his career in the Russian Elite... Read more

Surprise, surprise: Flyers hire off-the-radar Hakstol as coach

Monday, May 18, 2015, 9:40 AM
There were lots of big-name coaches available, including Mike Babcock, Dan Bylsma and Todd McLellan. Instead, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall went with a relative unknown to most NHL fans, naming the University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol as the franchise's 19th coach on Monday. Hakstol, 46... Read more

Flyers' Giroux, Couturier help Canada win title; Babcock nears decision

Monday, May 18, 2015, 12:39 AM
Flyers centers Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier played major roles as Team Canada was perfect in Prague, going 10-0 and winning the IIHF world championship Sunday with a surprisingly easy 6-1 win over defending champion Russia. Giroux, the Flyers’ captain, had a goal and a breathtaking assist... Read more

Babcock close to a decision; will he visit Flyers next week?

Friday, May 15, 2015, 11:04 PM
Detroit coach Mike Babcock, who is being courted by a handful of teams, told TSN he wants to decide his future by Wednesday. In an interview Friday with Darren Dreger at the World Championships in Prague, Babcock said: “There’s no better job (available), there’s a different job,... Read more

For Flyers (and others), the Babcock pursuit begins

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:24 PM
Let the Mike Babcock Pursuit begin. Babcock’s Detroit Red Wings were eliminated by Tampa Bay, 2-0, in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday. Former Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn, of all people, snapped a scoreless tie in the third period, and the Lightning later added an empty-net... Read more

Will Ken Hitchcock be in Flyers' plans?

Sunday, April 26, 2015, 11:56 PM
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall may soon be able to add Ken Hitchcock to his lengthy list of coaching candidates. Hitchcock’s St. Louis Blues had another great regular season _ and another early playoff exit. They were knocked out in the first round for the third straight season, this time... Read more

Should offensive-challenged Flyers pick a D-man with their top pick?

Saturday, April 25, 2015, 12:06 AM
General manager Ron Hextall says the Flyers will probably select a forward with their first overall pick in the June 26-27 draft. A smokescreen? Perhaps. When the Flyers pick No. 7 overall, right winger Mikko Rantanen and defenseman Ivan Provorov could both be available, giving Hextall a difficult... Read more

McLellan out in San Jose, becomes major Flyers coaching candidate

Monday, April 20, 2015, 12:06 PM
An impressive name was added to Flyers general manager Ron Hextall's list of coaching candidates Monday. San Jose coach Todd McLellan and the Sharks mutually parted ways, making him a major contender for the Flyers opening. McLellan, 47, a former Detroit assistant, will have a long line of suitors... Read more

Painfully, Snider supports Hextall's firing of Berube

Friday, April 17, 2015, 5:49 PM
Ed Snider, chairman of the Flyers' parent company, Comcast-Spectacor, said he felt pained when coach Craig Berube was fired Friday, six days after his offensive-challenged team completed a 33-31-18 season. "It's always difficult to let somebody go that has worked so hard and has particularly been... Read more
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