June 26th, 2015 In NHL Entry Draft, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers have selected right winger Travis Konecny of the OHL's Ottawa 67's with the 24th overall pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. While Konecny's size is a concern - at only 5-foot-10 - his passion and heart are like few others. As the captain of the 67's, Konecny is a player that puts his body on the line game in and game...

June 26th, 2015 In NHL Entry Draft, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers have selected Ivan Provorov of the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings with the seventh overall selection in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The young Russian put up some gaudy offensive stats with 15 goals and 46 points for 61 points in his first season for the Wheat Kings. He's not just a prototypical offensive defensman as he was...

June 26th, 2015 In NHL Goaltending, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

After a brilliant 2014-15 season, Flyers goalie Steve Mason now knows what it's like to have a book judged by its cover. The former Calder Trophy winner didn't receive a single vote for this year's Vezina Trophy, while his 18-18-11 record shoulders the blame. But while just about everyone is united in agreement that Montreal's Carey Price was...

June 23rd, 2015 In Detroit Red Wings, Hockey History, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Draft is always an extremely exciting time in the hockey world at the end of June. It's the first thing to get excited about once the season ends and represents the highlight of the season for the teams picking at the top. Then there's July 1, aka the Free Agent Frenzy. The free agent crop this year doesn't look as strong as some others,...

June 20th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Trades Contracts and Transactions 0 comments

Vincent Lecavalier and the Philadelphia Flyers aren't working out. He signed a five-year/$22.5 million dollar contract with the Flyers before the 2013-2014 season. Since then, Lecavalier has appeared in 126 games, but  has produced only 57 points (28 goals and 29 assists). This will now be the second offseason in a row that the Flyers are...

June 18th, 2015 In NHL Coaching, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

This afternoon the Buffalo Sabres announced that they have hired former Lehigh Valley Phantoms head coach Terry Murray as an NHL assistant coach. Murray has been the head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (formerly known as the Adirondack Phantoms), for the last three seasons. The Flyers, who were already...

June 14th, 2015 In Free Agents, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

Throughout their history, the Philadelphia Flyers have been known to go after the most expensive free agents. Whether it was a player like Jeremy Roenick in the pre-cap era or Vincent Lecavalier in more recent times, these signings rarely had the grand effect that the team was expecting. Last summer, the Flyers did not make a splash in free...

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