Wednesday, May 6, 2015

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

Flyers' Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier added to Team Canada

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 3:59 PM
Flyers forwards Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier were added to Canada’s roster Thursday for the upcoming IIHF world championships in Prague. They will join teammate Claude Giroux on Team Canada, which starts play May 1 against Latvia. Edmonton Oilers forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins withdrew from... Read more

Ron Hextall news conference

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 5:22 AM
Follow the Flyers general manager Ron Hextall's end of the season news conference live. Read more

Flyers' Giroux chosen to play in world championships

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 11:56 PM
The Flyers’ Claude Giroux and Dallas’ Tyler Seguin, two of the NHL’s top scorers this season, were among the players named Tuesday to play for Team Canada in the International Ice Hockey Federation world championships. The games will be played May 1-17 in the Czech Republic. Giroux... Read more

Can Flyers' Couturier be another Bergeron?

Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 12:23 AM
Flyers center Sean Couturier says he has been labeled as a defensive specialist. He doesn’t like it. Couturier says he wants to be known as a two-way player, not someone whose main responsibility is to shut down an opponent’s top scorer. "I want to take a step forward offensively and... Read more

Seems like Flyers' Lecavalier and Berube won't be together

Monday, April 13, 2015, 2:39 PM
Flyers winger Ryan White said Monday that he wants coach Craig Berube to return and that he created a "positive environment." Defenseman Mark Streit said the players love Berube, winger Wayne Simmonds called him a "players' coach," and goalie Steve Mason said "guys really enjoy playing for him" and... Read more
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