July 27th, 2015 In AHL, Flyers Prospects, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

With the Philadelphia Flyers in somewhat of a holding pattern for the rest of the summer, it is time to look ahead to the 2015-2016 season. There always can be more trades and signings, but the core of both the Flyers and their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, look to be set. Therefore, I will now begin to preview the 2015-2016 season...

July 16th, 2015 In Flyers Transactions, News, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

Michael Del Zotto will be eating Philly cheesesteaks into his late 20s. The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Thursday that they have agreed to terms on a two-year deal with defenseman Michael Del Zotto. The deal carries an AAV of $3.875 million, with $3.75 million in actual money in the first season and $4 million in the second, according to...

July 16th, 2015 In Flyers Prospects, Flyers Transactions, News, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers announced on Thursday that they have signed the 2015 NHL Entry Draft's 24th overall pick, Travis Konecny, to an entry-level contract. Konecny played for the Ottawa 67's last year in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), scoring 29 goals and 39 assists through 60 games as the captain of the 67's. That's almost exactly what he...

July 12th, 2015 In Flyers Prospects, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers have found themselves a quality power forward prospect in Oskar Lindblom. He was selected 138th overall (5th round) in the 2014 NHL Draft, and has since proven that he should have been off the board earlier. Because his birthday is in August, he was one of the youngest available prospects in 2014 (he turns 19 on...

July 10th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Top Stories 0 comments

Ron Hextall has made a handful of fantastic moves so far this summer. Over the past few weeks, the Philadelphia Flyers have been able to shed salary and gain some phenomenal prospects. Here is a brief recap: 1. Drafting Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny in the first round of the Draft was a steal. By some accounts, Provorov and Konecny are...

July 9th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Top Stories 0 comments

New Flyers forward Sam Gagner knows uncertainty. At only 25, the London, Ontario native has now been traded under unusual circumstances in back-to-back offseasons. After the Tampa Bay Lightning traded for the former Edmonton Oiler in 2014, he was sent to Arizona after calling the Bolts his team for the duration of an hour. This year, Gagner...

July 4th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers used their first first-round draft pick on the Russian defenseman Ivan Provorov. He was considered one of the best defenders in the 2015 NHL entry draft, and the Flyers had their sights set on him for weeks prior to the draft. Ron Hextall worked some magic at the draft and not only selected Provorov, but also was...

July 3rd, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects 0 comments

On Thursday afternoon the Philadelphia Flyers released the roster and schedule of their 2015 Development Camp. The Camp is an opportunity for Flyers prospects to get to know each other, get to know the Flyers staff, and learn how to be a professional hockey player. With few exceptions, every player drafted by the Flyers since 2012 will be...

July 2nd, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers needed to shred some salary and they did just that at the NHL draft. In a bizarre trade with the Arizona Coyotes, the Flyers received the talented, but inconsistent, Sam Gagner in exchange for Nicklas Grossmann and the contract of Chris Pronger. It was a move that many did not fully understand when it was first made,...

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