FLYERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of schedule after hip surgery

The Flyers didn’t make a big splash in free agency, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t positive news coming out of Philadelphia. After going under the knife in mid-May to repair a sports hernia and a hip injury, Flyers star center Claude Giroux is ahead of schedule and appears as though he’ll have additional time to recover ahead of the World Cup in September, where he’s...
Via The Hockey News
11 hours ago

Flyers to be Broadcast on NBC, NBCSN 20 Times in 2016-17 Season

Embed from Getty Images   Last month, the NHL released the 2016-17 schedule, marking the beginning of looking forward to next season. On Thursday, NBC Sports released their broadcast schedule for the NHL season, announcing a record-setting 106 broadcasts. The Flyers will be featured 20 times on NBC and NBCSN in the 2016-17 season. You can see the list of games to be...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

An Offensive Defense

The Philadelphia Flyers will try to bring an offensive defense to the ice in the near future. Over the past few articles, I have been heavily critical of the Philadelphia Flyers and their position within the Metropolitan Division.  I’m a firm believer that a team needs to win the division first, and then concern itself with the conference […] Philadelphia Flyers: An Offensive...
Via Section215
1 day ago

Flyers Prospect Carter Hart Impresses at Development Camp

Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect and goaltender Carter Hart took his place in net last week at Flyers rookie development camp in Voorhees, New Jersey. The 48 overall pick in last months NHL Draft, Hart has high expectations coming in, but Flyers’ general manager Ron Hextall was impressed. “We wouldn’t have picked a guy in the second round if we didn’t think he had a chance...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Claude Giroux Makes Return to the ice

Embed from Getty Images   If you’re looking for a small taste of hockey in the dog days of July, this should help quench your thirst. Flyers captain Claude Giroux had offseason surgery on his hip and abdomen to repair a sports hernia. The recovery was expected to take 10-12 weeks. The surgery took place on May 17. Giroux made his return to the ice just over two months...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago

Worst Flyers Free Agent Signings Since 2010

Yesterday, I looked at the top free agent signings the Flyers had made since 2010. The point was that in those years we saw deals made by former GM Paul Holmgren and Ron Hextall over about a five-year period. The next logical step is to look at the worst signings over that same era. While yesterday saw a good mix of players signed by both GMs, this one, unsurprisingly, features players...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Fedotov Gains Vital Experience at Flyers Camp

After being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the seventh round of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, goalie Ivan Fedotov had a good season in the MHL with Reaktor Nizhnekamsk. During the offseason, he was traded to Salavat Yulaev Ufa, then attended the Flyers development camp. In this translated interview, originally appearing on Russian website sportbo.ru, Flyers prospect Ivan Fedotov discussed...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Flyers select C Tanner Laczynski with 169th pick, C Anthony Salinitri with 172nd pick

Embed from Getty Images   The Flyers had two selections in the sixth round. With the 169th pick, the Flyers selected center Tanner Laczynski. With the 172nd pick, they selected center Anthony Salinitri. Laczynski played for the Chicago Steel and Lincoln Stars of the USHL, scoring a combined 31 goals and totalling 86 points in 52 games. Salinitri played for the Sarnia...
Via Flyerdelphia
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to extension

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers signed Czech defenseman Radko Gudas to a multi-year contract extension Thursday. The 26-year-old Gudas had six goals and five assists in 76 games this past season, his first with the Flyers. He was second in the NHL with 304 hits, and second on the team with 157 blocked shots. Gudas acquired from Tampa Bay in March 2015. He has 12 goals...
Via Associated Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The rise and fall of R.J. Umberger

It’s been announced that R.J. Umberger will be put on waivers for the purpose of a buyout by the Philadelphia Flyers. The winger had hoped a return to the City of Brotherly Love would rejuvenate his career, but that wasn’t in the cards. While the career renaissance for Umberger didn’t take place, it should beg the question to fans and GM’s alike: Why do physical wingers...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers would trade Neuvirth or Mason if the “deal was right”

The Philadelphia Flyers received outstanding goaltending in 2015-16 as Steve Mason and Michal Neuvirth were among the best tandems in the NHL. The duo led the league with a .934 even strength save percentage and were a big reason why the Flyers squeaked into the playoffs. General manager Ron Hextall told Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer that while he’d like to keep both...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Evgeny Medvedev arrested for suspicion of DUI

It was reported first by Sons of Penn that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Evgeny Medvedev was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. This is what Lower Moreland, PA police chief Pete Hanson had to say about the incident to NBC 10 news: “Medvedev was released from police custody this morning with pending charges from a stop that occurred in Lower Moreland, PA around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Late Philadelphia Flyers owner Ed Snider once kicked out Donald Trump for talking too much

Philadelphia Flyers founder and owner Ed Snider, died last week, leading to a number of tributes and eulogies and of course the sharing of various entertaining Snider anecdotes. Well, it has been revealed that Snider was ahead of his time in one important category: telling Donald Trump to shut up. At a celebration of the businessman’s life held at the Wells Fargo Center on...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss
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