Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Giroux, Voracek searching for goals; Toews salutes Flyers' Hakstol

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 12:26 PM
In the first three games, the Flyers top line _ Claude Giroux centering Michael Raffl and Jake Voracek _ has no goals and a combined total of one point. No need to be concerned, said rookie coach Dave Hakstol, whose team has managed just four goals, an average of 1.33 per game. “They’ve... Read more

Penalty kill helps Flyers win home opener; Berube back at WFC

Monday, October 12, 2015, 11:28 PM
The Flyers’ penalty-killing units, awful in Saturday’s six-goal loss in Florida, redeemed themselves in their home opener Monday night. So did the Flyers, who blanked the Panthers, 1-0, before a sellout crowd at the electric Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers’ penalty killers were 6... Read more

Steve Mason to miss Flyers' home opener

Monday, October 12, 2015, 10:40 AM
An undisclosed family matter kept goalie Steve Mason away from the Flyers on Monday and out of the lineup for the team's home opener against the Florida Panthers. General manager Ron Hextall called it a sensitive issue and asked reporters to respect Mason's privacy. Mason was replaced by Michal Neuvirth... Read more

'Positive' signs as Phantoms' Pyett battles cancer

Friday, October 9, 2015, 3:26 PM
SUNRISE, Fla. - Logan Pyett, a defenseman playing for the Flyers' American Hockey League affiliate in Lehigh Valley, has a malignant tumor - a form of cancer known as sarcoma - in his upper left leg and will start receiving treatment Monday, general manager Ron Hextall said on Friday. Pyett, 27, a... Read more

Tampa coach respects Flyers, Giroux

Thursday, October 8, 2015, 12:07 PM
TAMPA - Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper, whose team won the Eastern Conference championship last season, has a lot of respect for his opening-night opponent, the Flyers. The teams will meet Thursday at Amalie Arena at 7:30. “Claude Giroux, to me, is a top-five player in the league; he’s just... Read more

L. Schenn in, Gudas out for Flyers

Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 11:56 AM
Much-maligned defenseman Luke Schenn will be in the Flyers' starting lineup Thursday for their opener in Tampa. Schenn was with the since-demoted Andrew MacDonald on the fourth pairing for most of training camp, but he beat out Radko Gudas for the last defensive spot. A stay-at-home defender, Schenn... Read more

5 observations from Flyers camp

Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 9:56 AM
Observations from Flyers camp: 1. The fact that the Flyers put Andrew MacDonald on waivers Monday and plan to bench Sam Gagner, Vinny Lecavalier and Luke Schenn for their opener Thursday says this: The front office would like several do-overs. MacDonald, Lecavalier and Schenn are on then-GM Paul... Read more

Flyers place 'shocked' MacDonald on waivers; Laughton, Manning on team

Monday, October 5, 2015, 10:54 AM
It isn’t everyday that one of your highest-paid players is put on waivers, but that was the stunning move made by the Flyers with defenseman Andrew MacDonald on Monday. MacDonald, coming off a mistake-prone season, still has five years left on a six-year $30-million extension he signed in 2014... Read more

Couturier, Raffl ready for Flyers' opener; lines coming into focus

Saturday, October 3, 2015, 12:43 PM
Second-line center Sean Couturier and top-line left winger Michael Raffl, injured forwards who had been sidelined recently, practiced with the team Saturday and both said they would be ready to play in the Flyers’ opener Thursday in Tampa. Couturier missed the last three preseason games, Raffl... Read more

Flyers lose Porter on waivers to Wild

Thursday, October 1, 2015, 1:09 PM
Left winger Chris Porter, one of the top players at the Flyers' training camp, was plucked off waivers Thursday by the Minnesota Wild. Porter, 31, had two goals and an assist in four preseason games, and he lives in Minnesota and went to prep school there. He will be reunited with Wild star Zach Parise... Read more
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