Flyers Rumors & News

  • Aggressive Flyers beat Jets for 3rd straight win

    CSN Philly "It’s not hard to find a common theme to the Flyers' current three-game win streak in which they have gotten goal support from nine different players. It’s not just scoring, although that certainly helps. It’s the physicality. The Flyers are initiating. They aren’t reacting. When they play..." January 30

  • Flyers' Kimmo Timonen return appears set: Craig Berube 'excited for him coming back'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It appears that Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen is going to return from his career-threatening illness, after all. Almost six months after blood clots were discovered in Timonen's lungs and right calf, the four-time All-Star is preparing for a late-season comeback to the Flyers for what will be..." January 29

  • Ron Hextall: Kimmo Timonen's progress 'moving along'

    CSN Philly "It’s beginning to look as though Kimmo Timonen may get medical clearance from the Flyers to join the club this season. For the first time, general manager Ron Hextall sounded optimistic and positive about his defenseman’s situation. Timonen has been sidelined all season with blood clots in..." January 29

  • Steve Mason saves Flyers in SO win over Coyotes

    CSN Philly "There are undoubtedly easier ways to jump start a hockey team after the All-Star break. Pulling the goalie six minutes into the game, trailing 2-0, probably isn’t on the short list. Yet that’s what Flyers coach Craig Berube did Tuesday night, as the Flyers overcame a brutal start to defeat..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for eight games for charging and boarding Pittsburgh's Kris Letang.

  • Flyers expected to call up Ryan White

    CSN Philly "In anticipation of Zac Rinaldo being suspended, the Flyers are expected to recall center Ryan White from Lehigh Valley. Phantoms head coach Terry Murray told reporters after his team's 4-3 win over St. John's Saturday that White will be called up to the Flyers. Rinaldo is scheduled to meet..." January 25

  • Giroux will continue leading by example "Claude Giroux says that the Flyers are better than their 19-22-7 record indicates, that they should be a playoff team. The Flyers captain, again one of the NHL's leading scorers, has avoided the temptation to erupt after losses. His style isn't to shout, isn't to throw things around the locker..." January 25

  • Crosby, Stamkos top picks in All-Star draft "The stars of the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus will conduct a fantasy draft Friday to create teams for a real game to be played Sunday. We here at decided to get into the spirit by conducting our own All-Star fantasy draft. Dan Rosen played the role of Jonathan Toews; Corey..." January 22

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Todd Reynolds, agent for PHI's Zac Rinaldo, said client will waive his right to in-person hearing with @NHLPlayerSafety.

  • Flyers ride fights to 'emotional' OT win over Penguins

    CSN Philly "There is something about the Pittsburgh Penguins that brings out the very best of the Flyers, the very meanest attitude of the Flyers and the very unexpected from the Flyers. Tuesday’s lengthy 3-2 overtime victory by Craig Berube’s club saw four second-period fights and the kind of energy,..." January 21

  • Zac Rinaldo expects to be suspended for boarding hit on Kris Letang

    Courier-Post "No, you're not alone. Zac Rinaldo also thinks Zac Rinaldo is getting suspended for his boarding penalty against Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang Tuesday night. He's already been offered an in-person hearing from the NHL's department of player safety, meaning the league may hand out a..." January 21

  • Islanders destroy Flyers to enter break in fitting fashion

    New York Post "So it is with echoing chants of “Yes! Yes! Yes!” that the Islanders are going into this All-Star break, atop the Metropolitan Division and possibly atop the Eastern Conference. Making quick work of the lifeless Flyers on Monday afternoon at the Coliseum, the Islanders claimed a 7-4 victory and..." January 20

  • LeBrun: Blues, Flyers well-matched for Senators on trade front

    Nichols on Hockey "“I will give you a few teams to keep an eye on if that’s the kind of thing that Bryan Murray is looking for. And I did hear that a few weeks ago, that he was looking for a top-6 forward and clearly not a rental. I mean, the Senators are 10 points out. As he said on your station, he’s looking for..." January 20

  • Flyers D-men injured; Manning, Lauridsen recalled "The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled defensemen Brandon Manning and Oliver Lauridsen from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Both players will be available for tomorrow night’s game vs. Pittsburgh at the Wells Fargo Center. Manning..." January 20

  • Already battered Flyers blueline suffers two more losses

    Pro Hockey Talk "For the Philadelphia Flyers, the All-Star break could not come soon enough. Forget the fact that they have lost three of their last four games, including a 7-4 defeat versus the New York Islanders this afternoon. Push aside their diminishing playoff chances. Just finding enough healthy bodies to..." January 19

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    Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK

    #Flyers say defenseman Nick Schultz out tomorrow vs. Penguins with upper body injury. Carlo Colaiacovo questionable with upper-body injury

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    David Strehle @DStrehleTFP

    Well that was quick...a day after recall, #Flyers announce they've loaned Jason Akeson back to the #Phantoms.

  • Timonen's future still unclear; blood clots remain in leg

    CSN Philly "Kimmo Timonen’s New Year’s resolution was simply to get back onto the ice and into the Flyers' lineup. Saturday, he had those hopes dashed. A full body scan to determine whether blood clots in his lungs and legs had disappeared turned up positive, meaning some clots still remain in his..." January 18

  • Flyers recall Jason Akeson

    Pro Hockey Talk "Forward Jason Akeson has been recalled from the American Hockey League’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms the Flyers announced Saturday. Akeson started the 2014-15 season with the Flyers registering six penalty minutes and a minus-1 rating while averaging 7:37 in ice time in 12 games. The 24-year-old..." January 17

  • Canucks shut out Flyers, 4-0

    Vancouver Sun "It was just one win and two points in the standings. But after beating the Philadelphia Flyers 4-0 Thursday night, the Vancouver Canucks must have felt like running to the top of those famous steps Rocky Balboa climbed just down the street from the Wells Fargo Center. This was a win the..." January 16

  • Red-hot Holtby extends run, lifts Capitals to 1-0 win over Flyers

    Washington Post "The Washington Capitals’ 1-0 win Wednesday night over the Philadelphia Flyers was about the flickering embers of a historic run. It was about a bearded, mild-mannered goaltender punching fatigue in the face. It was about a low-scoring Capitals victory, once rare, becoming ordinary, anchored by a..." January 15

  • Flyers giving goalie Rob Zepp a long audition

    CSN Philly "It sure looks like the Flyers are auditioning Rob Zepp as their next backup goalie. Two starts in succession? And he could play back-to-back on Thursday night, as well, when the Vancouver Canucks come to the Wells Fargo Center. On most nights, Zepp would have notched a victory after a..." January 15

  • Flyers' 7-goal outburst versus Lightning gives Rob Zepp another win

    CSN Philly "So much went right for the Flyers on Monday night against the highest-scoring team in the NHL that you kept asking yourself why Craig Berube’s team can’t look like this more often. Seven goals from seven different Flyers, representing all four lines. Three power-play goals. A call-up goalie..." January 13

  • Braydon Coburn out four weeks "Following today’s practice at Voorhees, NJ, Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that defenseman Braydon Coburn will be out four weeks with a lower-body injury. Coburn left last night’s Flyers-Lightning game after the first period and did not return after appearing in 10 shifts and 6:49 of ice..." January 13

  • Flyers recall goaltender Rob Zepp

    Pro Hockey Talk "With Steve Mason expected to miss a week due to a knee injury suffered in Saturday’s loss to the Boston Bruins, the Philadelphia Flyers have recalled goaltender Rob Zepp from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. Zepp made his NHL debut with the Flyers on Dec. 21, 2014 in a..." January 11

  • Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek named to All-Star team

    CSN Philly "The NHL’s leading scorer and his No. 1 centerman are going to the All-Star Game. Jakub Voracek and Claude Giroux will represent the Flyers at this year’s All-Star Game in Columbus on Jan. 25. "I totally forgot [the announcement] was today. Obviously, it's a fun event," Giroux said. "The NHL..." January 11

  • Steve Mason is only expected to miss one week

    Pro Hockey Talk "The bad news is that Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason injured himself again on Saturday. The good news is that the early prognosis is that he won’t miss much time with what appears to be a knee injury. reports through a source that Mason, 26, saw promising results from an..." January 11

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    Tim Panaccio @tpanotchCSN

    Timonen tells us he visits doctors within 10 days to see blood test results. He wants very much to play this year.

  • Are the Flyers better without injured Grossmann? "BARRING further injury, the complaint from the Flyers' blue line over the next 3 weeks cannot be the lack of a consistent and cohesive lineup. That's because defenseman Nick Grossmann will miss at least that much time with an "upper-body" injury, general manager Ron Hextall announced..." January 10

  • Nicklas Grossmann injured vs. Caps "Following the first period Flyers GM Ron Hextall gave an update to the status of defenseman Nicklas Grossmann. Grossmann suffered an upper-body injury and will not return to the Flyers-Capitals game. Grossmann left the game with 1:41 left in the first period and also received a penalty on..." January 09

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    #Flyers say Nick Grossmann will miss the next three weeks with his "upper-body" injury.

  • Orpik: Philly probably not a place to bring kids

    CSN Washington "It seems hard to believe that the Capitals are nearly halfway through the 2014-15 season and are facing the Metropolitan Division rival Philadelphia Flyers for the first time tonight [6:30 p.m. pregame, CSN]. Tonight will mark Caps defenseman Brook Orpik’s first game against the Flyers in a..." January 08

  • Source: Flyers fined $50K for knowingly violating CBA

    CSN Philly "The decision to knowingly violate the NHL's collective bargaining agreement will cost the Flyers $50,000, according to a source. The team flew to Nashville, Tenn., on Dec. 26, one of three required days off from team activities, according to article 16.5(b) of the CBA. Teams are prevented from..." January 08

  • Flyers beat Senators to end 10-game shootout skid

    CSN Philly "They may not have started the New Year off on the right skate, but the Flyers did start this stretch of nine home games in January off correctly with a 2-1 shootout victory Tuesday over the Ottawa Senators. That’s their first shootout win this season in six tries and breaks a 10-game shootout..." January 07

  • Flyers goalie Steve Mason to have MRI

    USA Today "Just like any other practice, goalie Steve Mason and goalie coach Jeff Reese were the first two in the ice. Mason went into the butterfly and followed every day's routine: stopping soft shots with his stick that he directs to alternating corners. Then the same thing with the blocker. Then..." January 07

  • Claude Giroux (ankle) appears unimpeded in return

    CSN Philly "The strongest indication that Claude Giroux was going to play against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night didn’t come on the ice, but off it. He was kicking the soccer ball around with his left foot in the bowels of the Wells Fargo Center in sneakers an hour before the game. The only thing..." January 07

  • NHL to unveil player-tracking for All-Star Game "The NHL is preparing to take a glimpse into the future by using player-tracking technology at the upcoming all-star game. Officials from the league and NHL Players’ Association will be in Columbus for testing early next week, according to two sources, with the goal of employing the Sportvision..." January 06

  • Ron Hextall: 'We've got to be mentally stronger'

    CSN Philly "Ron Hextall said he’s seen enough from his underachieving hockey club, and unless there’s some major improvement in a hurry, moves will be made with an eye toward next season and beyond. “We’re not at the point where we’re looking at getting rid of guys, but I would say that probably we’re not..." January 06

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    #Flyers placed forward Ryan White on waivers.

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Giroux officially listed as day to day and may play Tues. vs Ottawa.

  • Mason: ‘This is not what we’re supposed to be known for’

    Pro Hockey Talk "It would have been difficult for the Philadelphia Flyers to beat the New Jersey Devils last night given that Claude Giroux wasn’t available, but the fact that they were missing one of the best players in the game isn’t something they are going to hide behind. Not when Saturday’s 5-2 defeat to..." January 04

  • Flyers fined for holiday travel "The Philadelphia Flyers were fined an undisclosed amount for violating the collective bargaining agreement by traveling during a holiday break, the NHL announced Sunday. Online flight records showed the Flyers took a flight from Philadelphia to Nashville the night of Dec. 26." January 04

  • Flyers violated CBA by travelling on Boxing Day "The Philadelphia Flyers appear to have violated the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement by travelling during the recent holiday break, Sportsnet has learned. The team departed for Nashville at 8:24 p.m. ET on Dec. 26, according to their flight log on FlightAware, during what is considered a..." January 04

  • Giroux avoids serious injury after being cut by skate

    CSN Philly "Flyers captain Claude Giroux narrowly avoided a potentially serious skate cut injury in Friday’s 2-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. Giroux went into the corner with the 'Canes defenseman Justin Faulk to battle for a loose puck and became entangled with Faulk in the third..." January 04

  • Cause for concern? No Giroux for Flyers tonight

    Pro Hockey Talk "It was expected that Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux would test his leg to see if he could play against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, but he didn’t even warm up and will miss the game altogether. points out that Giroux had played 168 games in a row, having not..." January 03

  • Del Zotto cut on neck by skate, but avoids serious injury

    CSN Philly "It was a scary moment for Michael Del Zotto. On his very first shift after sitting out nine games as a healthy scratch, the Flyers' defenseman went into the corner to make a defensive play and fell down. Danny Briere tried to step over him and caught Del Zotto with his skate, slashing him on..." January 03

  • Flyers can salvage road trip by winning remaining 3 games

    CSN Philly "The salvage crews arrived in the Mile High City overnight. As bad a loss as the Flyers incurred against the Coyotes in Arizona on Monday, Craig Berube’s club can still salvage its eight-game road trip. Actually, the Flyers can do even better than salvage if they win out. They play..." December 31

  • Is Peter Laviolette taking credit for Flyers' Jakub Voracek developing into superstar?

    Newark Star-Ledger "When the Flyers were really scuffling a few weeks ago and players were getting asked about their coach's job security, right wing Jakub Voracek provided a very powerful endorsement for Craig Berube. "He's probably the best coach I've ever had," the NHL's scoring leader stated. With Berube..." December 29

  • Flyers’ Mason could start tonight vs. Coyotes

    Pro Hockey Talk "Steve Mason could make his first start since Dec. 18 tonight when the Philadelphia Flyers continue their eight-game road trip in Arizona. Mason tweaked his back during practice on Dec. 19 and has been out of action since. “I’m not unsure that he can play,” Flyers’ coach Craig Berube told..." December 29