Wednesday, May 6, 2015

For Flyers (and others), the Babcock pursuit begins

Wednesday, April 29, 2015, 11:46 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

Flyers should keep an eye on Peter DeBoer

Friday, April 24, 2015, 9:51 AM
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall is getting set to make the biggest decision of his career. In today's video commentary, Mike makes the case for why former Devils coach Peter DeBoer should get a strong look. Read more

Vegas sets odds on next Flyers coach

Wednesday, April 22, 2015, 10:43 AM
Las Vegas has set odds on who will become the 19th head coach in Flyers history. We profiled most of these candidates in detail in Saturday's paper, but strongly believe the Flyers will go outside of the organization for their next hire, seemingly making John Stevens and Kevin Dineen longshots. Stevens... Read more

McLellan out in San Jose, becomes major Flyers coaching candidate

Monday, April 20, 2015, 12:56 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, 5:56 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 fans mostly happy about Craig Berube's firing

Friday, April 17, 2015, 11:29 AM
In a move that surprised no one, the Flyers let go head coach Craig Berube this morning after two years at the helm. Flyers fans on Twitter were less than gentle about his departure, and many celebratory .gifs, vines, and shouts out of car windows on the highway followed. @NHLFlyers congrats on lowering... Read more

Flyers' Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier added to Team Canada

Thursday, April 16, 2015, 4:12 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

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:04 AM
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, 12:39 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
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