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Flyers take another D in 3rd round

Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:08 PM
The Flyers continue to stockpile defenseman. In the third round (86th overall) of today’s NHL Draft, the Flyers picked defenseman Mark Friedman from the Waterloo Blackhawks of the United States Hockey League. Counting Friday’s first round pick Travis Sanheim, the Flyers have now selected... Read more

Flyers select Aube-Kubel in 2nd round

Saturday, June 28, 2014, 11:10 AM
The Flyers have selected center-wing Nicolas Aube-Kubel with their second round pick in today’s NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center. He was selected 48th overall. Aube-Kubel, who turned 18 last month, competed for Val d’Or of the Quebec Hockey League, where he had 22 goals and 31 assists... Read more

Hextall lauds the potential of future Flyers

Saturday, June 28, 2014, 12:24 AM
The Flyers are stockpiling young defensemen in their system, with the latest being Friday’s first round choice Travis Sanheim. The 18-year-old Sanheim played much better in the second half of the season and impressed general manager Ron Hextall with his progress. “We really liked him,... Read more

Giroux, Mason discuss Hartnell-Umberger trade

Friday, June 27, 2014, 1:59 PM
When asked about his former teammate Scott Hartnell, Flyers captain Claude Giroux, couldn't resist a good-natured jab. “He was the worst teammate,” Giroux said smiling. Hartnell was traded to Columbus for former Flyer R.J. Umberger and a fourth round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. Then... Read more

Props to Hextall, but Flyers still need to bolster left wing

Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 1:28 AM
From here, dealing Scott Hartnell to Columbus on Monday for R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round 2015 pick was an even deal - until you look at the contracts. That’s where the Flyers gained a big advantage. Hartnell has five years left on a deal that has a $4.75 million cap hit per season. Umberger... Read more

Flyers deal Hartnell for Umberger

Monday, June 23, 2014, 12:25 PM
The Flyers gained speed and shed some long-term salary obligations when they acquired R.J. Umberger and sent Scott Hartnell to Columbus on Monday. The deal of 32-year-old wingers was the first made by new Flyers general manager Ron Hextall, who also acquired a fourth-round draft pick in 2015. Umberger... Read more

Murphy faces challenge with Flyers defense

Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 6:12 PM
As a former NHL defenseman, new Flyers assistant coach Gord Murphy will be looked on to help a unit that has experience, but not a lot of speed. It will certainly be a challenging job. Murphy, who began his NHL career with the Flyers in the 1988-89 season, replaces John Paddock as an assistant coach... Read more

'Boosh' joins ex-Flyer Kerr's realty team at Shore

Monday, June 16, 2014, 9:50 AM
Brian Boucher is teaming with another former Flyer in the realty business. Tim Kerr, owner of Tim Kerr's Power Play Realty in Avalon, recently announced a new partnership with Boucher to his real-estate team. Originally selected by the Flyers in the first round of the 1995 draft (22d overall), “Boosh”... Read more

Ex-Flyer Williams wins Conn Smythe Trophy

Saturday, June 14, 2014, 2:39 AM
Trading right winger Justin Williams to Carolina for defenseman Danny Markov in 2004 will go down as one of the worst deals in Flyers history. The Flyers got a reminder of that trade Friday, when Williams helped the Los Angeles Kings win their second Stanley Cup in three seasons with a wildly exciting... Read more

Flyers sign forward from France

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 8:05 PM
The Flyers hope they have struck France, of all places. The Flyers signed speedy left winger/center Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, a Paris native, to an NHL contract Wednesday. "He's a versatile player who can kill penalties and he adds depth to our forward group," general manager Ron Hextall... Read more
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