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Archive: June, 2012

Parise to Pens would be Flyers' worst nightmare

Friday, June 29, 2012, 1:09 AM
For the Flyers, the bad news coming out of Pittsburgh on Thursday was that superstar Sidney Crosby had signed a 12-year, $104.4 million extension, a cap hit of $8.7 million _ the same as this season. It’s bad news because Crosby, arguably the NHL’s best player when healthy, probably could... Read more

Hall of Fame committee in fog over Shero

Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 12:26 AM
The 18-member Hall of Fame selection committee has some explaining to do. The committee shamed itself, again, by bypassing former Flyers coach Fred Shero for the Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Nicknamed "The Fog," the quirky Shero was an innovator, and he directed the Flyers to consecutive Stanley Cups... Read more

Former Flyers could enter Hall

Tuesday, June 26, 2012, 9:36 AM
Former Flyers Eric Lindros and Jeremy Roenick could be elected to hockey's Hall of Fame on Tuesday. To me, both are borderline Hall of Famers, and I can see arguments as to why both should not be elected. But I will not be able to understand if former Flyers coach Fred "The Fog" Shero doesn't go... Read more

Flyers get defensive in draft

Sunday, June 24, 2012, 8:44 AM
PITTSBURGH _ Throughout their history, the Flyers have had problems producing quality, home-grown defensemen and goalies. Maybe that's why they drafted so many of them this weekend, hoping there is strength in numbers and that SOME will blossom. Out of their seven picks, four were defensemen and... Read more

Flyers draft goalie from Jersey

Saturday, June 23, 2012, 11:21 AM
PITTSBURGH _ With their second-round draft pick (45th overall) on Saturday, the Flyers selected 6-foot-5 goalie Anthony Stolarz, a Jackson, N.J., native who calls himself "Stolie the Goalie" on Twitter. The pick was acquired from Columbus in Friday's deal for backup goalie Sergei Bobrovsky. In 50... Read more

Nash, Ryan on Flyers' radar; 2014 draft in Philly

Friday, June 22, 2012, 4:21 PM
PITTSBURGH — The Flyers aren’t done talking with the Columbus Blue Jackets, a source confirmed on Friday. They are still having conversations with Columbus general manager Scott Howson about a potential deal for Rick Nash, a star left winger with a $7.8 million cap hit (ouch) through 2017-18... Read more

Flyers' 2012-13 schedule released

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 12:38 PM
The Flyers’ 20012-13 schedule was released Thursday and, assuming labor problems do not delay the start of the NHL season, they will play 13 of their first 19 games at home. The Flyers, who struggled at the Wells Fargo Center in 2011-12, will open the season Oct. 11 by hosting the Boston Bruins... Read more

Pronger battling headaches; Schultz in Flyers' plans?

Tuesday, June 19, 2012, 1:17 AM
With captain Chris Pronger still bothered by headaches and his future unknown, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren was asked Monday if he felt he had to add a veteran defenseman when free agency starts on July 1. “In a perfect world, probably yeah, but it's easier said than done,” he... Read more

Holmgren: 'We'll do what it takes'

Monday, June 18, 2012, 4:19 PM
Are the Flyers going to stun the hockey world again and make some major moves this June? “I like our team,” general manager Paul Holmgren said during a news conference at the Flyers’ practice facility in Voorhees on Monday. Holmgren said the same thing last year before trading... Read more

Courting season for Parise

Tuesday, June 12, 2012, 9:45 AM
The Flyers will be among numerous teams interested in talking with New Jersey star left winger Zach Parise when he becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1. Understandably, Parise was in no mood to address his status after the Kings won the Stanley Cup by blasting his Devils, 6-1, on Monday. “I’m... Read more
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