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Archive: July, 2013

Flyers goalie Steve Mason ranked No. 28 goalie by Yahoo! Sports

Friday, July 26, 2013, 5:21 PM
Yahoo! Sports’ NHL editor Sam McCaig has released his power rankings for the all 30 starting goalies in the NHL for this upcoming season. The Flyers have not decided on a starter yet, and probably won't do so until after training camp. GM Paul Holmgren said before acquiring Ray Emery that... Read more

Bryzgalov's first offer surfaces

Friday, July 26, 2013, 12:16 PM
On June 24, one day before his client was bought out, Ilya Bryzgalov’s agent bragged in an e-mail to the Daily News that he had “half a dozen” NHL general managers saying they would “have (Bryzgalov) on their team anytime.” More than a month later, Bryzgalov has not yet... Read more

Laviolette named assistant coach for Team USA under Dan Bylsma

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 10:41 AM
Aside from the chewing gum and timely timeouts, it is the indelible image of Peter Laviolette's tenure with the Philadelphia Flyers. April 1, 2012. Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh. Game No. 79. Laviolette, walking the tightrope that is the dasherboards between benches, climbed past the protective... Read more

Is Giroux a lock for Canada in 2014 Olympics?

Tuesday, July 23, 2013, 9:12 AM
The list has been posted. The projections from pundits have been on-going for months, where the game is more religion than pastime. Hockey Canada officially released its 47-player orientation roster for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Monday. As expected, Flyers captain Claude Giroux... Read more

Bruins try to keep Justin Bieber from ruining everything

Sunday, July 21, 2013, 9:51 AM
People keep letting Justin Bieber into locker rooms, and then keep being amazed when he commits egregious errors like touching the Stanley Cup, or stepping on the team logo, or being Justin Bieber. Bro no stepping on the logo @justinbieber that's money on the board! #gutty pic.twitter.com/DtgRo4loMn —... Read more

Rich Clune [almost] demands submission of Dallas citizens

Friday, July 19, 2013, 2:31 PM
The Nashville Predators and left wing Rich Clune reached terms on a two-year, $1.7 million deal which will begin at the end of the next season. Clune was a tough negotiator, as indicated by his raise, but had a list of other items on the table just in case it became an appropriate situation to reveal... Read more

NHL dragging its feet on naming re-aligned divisions

Thursday, July 18, 2013, 2:30 PM
Although the NHL announced its re-alignment plan many months ago, fans are still scratching their heads. Looking at the new divisions, you’ll notice that the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Florida Panthers are in a division that's otherwise full of northern teams, instead of southern neighbors... Read more

Ron Hextall back as Flyers asst. GM

Monday, July 15, 2013, 5:55 PM
As far as Ron Hextall could tell, the Flyers’ hierarchy was set in 2006. Bob Clarke, the Flyers’ general manager, was just 56 years old. The Flyers were two years and one lockout removed from an Eastern Conference final appearance. Hextall, then 43, was the team’s director of player... Read more

Hextall returning to Flyers

Monday, July 15, 2013, 4:59 PM
Ron Hextall, the one-time star goalie with a flair for the dramatic, is returning to the Flyers. Hextall, 49, was named an assistant GM and director of hockey operations, the Flyers announced Monday. He will start with the team on Aug. 1. "I'm going with my gut," Hextall said of his decision. Chris... Read more

American Hockey League announces re-alignment plan

Friday, July 12, 2013, 4:43 PM
The AHL announced a new re-alignment plan for the 2013-14 season on Friday. The Adirondack Phantoms, the Flyers minor league affiliate, won't be moving, however. They will stay in the Northeast Division of the Eastern Conference. The Phantoms, who currently play in Glen Falls, N.Y., stay grouped... Read more
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