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San Jose Sharks bite back at ESPN over 'Sharknado' joke

Friday, July 12, 2013, 1:22 PM
Whoever runs the San Jose Sharks' Twitter feed deserves a raise for this: Hey @espn, thoughts on showing more hockey highlights? — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) July 12, 2013 Read more

Flyers prospects: From skating to cooking

Friday, July 12, 2013, 10:51 AM
The Flyers finished their prospects’ camp Thursday in a different manner -- with the players going grocery shopping together at a Voorhees Acme. They then attended a cooking class in South Philly. "Every year, I try to bring something different," said Ian Laperriere, the Flyers’ director... Read more

Simmonds: Bryzgalov gone 'will help guys out'

Thursday, July 11, 2013, 4:16 PM
Wayne Simmonds said yesterday he thinks the Flyers’ goaltending switch from Ilya Bryzgalov to Ray Emery and Steve Mason will not help only on the ice - but also in the dressing room. Simmonds joined Sportsnet 590 in Toronto on Thursday morning to promote his charity efforts this weekend when... Read more

Fred Shero elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 3:26 PM
Turns out, the Hockey Hall of Fame does have room for one of the game's great innovators. Finally. Nearly 32 years after last setting foot behind an NHL bench, Flyers Stanley Cup-winning coach Fred Shero was elected to hockey’s hallowed Hall on Tuesday in Toronto. Shero will enter in the "Builders"... Read more

'NHL jersey swap' presents disturbing imagery

Monday, July 8, 2013, 2:39 PM
The boredom of the NHL offseason - or perhaps enthusiasm, sparked by the flurry of recent roster moves - leads to all sort of outlets. For one talented graphic artist, the NHL's jerseys were due for some distorted reality. Redditor MinnesotaHockeyGuy performed a color swap, league wide, giving us... Read more

Recovering Bourdon in Flyers' crowded D plans

Monday, July 8, 2013, 12:45 PM
One of the most intriguing players at the Flyers’ prospect camp in Voorhees is a defenseman who has already played 45 games in the NHL, Marc-Andre Bourdon. Bourdon’s 2012-13 season with the AHL Phantoms was cut short by a concussion, and he is skating with the prospects to get in shape... Read more

Shero elected to Hall of Fame

Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 3:31 AM
UPDATE: Fred Shero was FINALLY elected into the Hall of Fame on Tuesday. No other ex-Flyers were named. ****** If the 18-member hockey Hall of Fame selection committee wants to increase its integrity, it needs to elect legendary former Flyers coach Fred Shero on Tuesday. The committee will announce... Read more

Lecavalier being put on Giroux's line?

Saturday, July 6, 2013, 12:24 PM
The Flyers are at least kicking around the idea of moving recently signed center Vinny Lecavalier to RW on Claude Giroux's first line. That was one of the many interesting aspects of a conference call Saturday with Lecavalier and reporters. From here, if the Flyers placed the 6-foot-4, 215-pound... Read more

Emery signs with Flyers, will battle Mason for job

Friday, July 5, 2013, 3:46 PM
Goalie Ray Emery is returning to the Flyers. Emery signed a $1.65 million, one-year deal with the Flyers on Friday, the first day of free agency. Thus the Flyers have one of the lowest-paid goalie tandems in the NHL, a combined $3.15 million for Emery and Steve Mason ($1.5 million). The two will... Read more

Re-live a classic Ray Emery fight as he signs a one-year deal with Flyers

Friday, July 5, 2013, 12:27 PM
In honor of Ray Emery's one-year deal with the Flyers, here is Ray Emery vs. Marty Biron goalie-on-goalie violence from February 2007. This fight has everything: - Ray Emery laughing as he is pummeled unmercifully. - Ray Emery trying to help Marty Biron up so he can punch him some more... Read more
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