Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Flyers' Hextall has terrific start to draft

Friday, June 26, 2015, 7:18 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. _ Give general manager Ron Hextall an "A" for his work during Friday's first round of the NHL draft. The Flyers got Ivan Provorov, a player who some scouts ranked as the top defenseman in the draft, and a much-needed speedy winger, Travis Konecny, at the BB&T Center. Provorov was... Read more

Flyers announce 2015-16 schedule

Thursday, June 25, 2015, 10:49 AM
The Flyers, who have missed the playoffs twice in the last three years and haven’t won the Stanley Cup since 1975, will open their 49th NHL season Oct. 8 at Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay. The Lightning’s defense includes ex-Flyers Braydon Coburn and Matt Carle. The Flyers released... Read more

Flyers will face Florida in home opener

Wednesday, June 24, 2015, 12:46 PM
The Flyers announced Wednesday that their 2015-16 home opener has been scheduled for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12 against the Florida Panthers. The rest of their schedule, as well as the full NHL schedule, will be released Thursday, the Flyers said. The Panthers went 38-29-15 last season and were seeded... Read more

Flyers' Hextall wants a movie made about Timonen's story

Saturday, June 20, 2015, 12:23 AM
When Flyers general manager Ron Hextall watched Kimmo Timonen hoist the Stanley Cup after Chicago's 2-0 win over Tampa Bay on Monday, he was joy-struck for the 40-year-old defenseman. “I was sitting there after the game thinking they should make a movie. Seriously,” Hextall said Friday... Read more

Flyers retain assistant coaches

Friday, June 19, 2015, 10:54 AM
Last month, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall went outside the box and hired a college coach, Dave Hakstol, to direct his team. So it was a bit surprising that Hextall went the conventional route Friday, announcing he had retained his remaining assistants from last season: Joe Mullen, Ian Laperriere... Read more

Terry Murray takes job in Buffalo; Flyers still searching for assistants

Thursday, June 18, 2015, 5:04 PM
Terry Murray was hoping to be named an assistant with the Flyers, but instead took a similar post Thursday with Buffalo, joining new coach Dan Bylsma’s staff. The classy Murray has been a head coach with the Flyers, Washington, Florida and Los Angeles. He was a candidate to be a Flyers assistant... Read more

Last move of Timonen’s career: Skating with Cup

Tuesday, June 16, 2015, 8:51 AM
After his team's 2-0, title-clinching win over Tampa Bay on Monday night, Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews could have handed the Stanley Cup to one his many longtime teammates. Instead, in a classy move, he gave the famous trophy to a defenseman who had played for Chicago for all of four months... Read more

Ex-Flyer Timonen trying to end career as Cup champion

Monday, June 15, 2015, 12:39 AM
He wasn’t drafted until the 10th round, but he became a four-time NHL all-star and a five-time Olympian. And now, at age 40, former Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen could cap his superb career by becoming a Stanley Cup champion for the first time. Timonen, playing in his final season, and the... Read more

Flyers announce preseason schedule; Timonen in Chicago lineup

Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 1:09 PM
The Flyers announced their preseason schedule Wednesday, a seven-game slate that will include three games against the Islanders, two against the Devils and two against the Rangers. The schedule opens Sept. 21 with split squad games against the Islanders _ one at the PPL Center in Allentown, the other... Read more

Eichel outshines McDavid at scouting combine

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10:41 PM
BUFFALO _ Erie Otters center Connor McDavid is considered a lock to be drafted No. 1 overall by Edmonton on June 26. But if the Oilers based their pick strictly on Saturday’s fitness testing at the NHL scouting combine here, they would select Boston University center Jack Eichel. Eichel, expected... Read more
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