Flyers Rumors & News

  • 23 Players Elect Salary Arbitration

    NHLPA.com "Twenty-three players have elected Salary Arbitration: Arizona Coyotes Mikkel Boedker Phil Samuelsson Brendan Shinnimin Buffalo Sabres Phil Varone Calgary Flames Lance Bouma Paul Byron Josh Jooris Colorado Avalanche Andrew Agozzino Mathew Clark Detroit Red..." July 06

  • Ivan Provorov signed to three-year entry-level contract

    Broad Street Hockey "The Flyers announced on Saturday evening that they have signed Ivan Provorov, their top pick from last week's NHL Draft, to an entry-level contract. The contract is the standard three-year entry-level deal, and has an anticipated cap hit of the maximum $925,000 (along with any potential bonuses..." July 04

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    RFA Michael Del Zotto filed for salary arbitration today. Discussions with #Flyers are expected to continue over the weekend, though. #TSN

  • Flyers sign RW Colin McDonald to one-year, two-way deal

    Broad Street Hockey "In another organizational depth signing by Ron Hextall, the Flyers have picked up right winger Colin McDonald from the New York Islanders on a one-year, two-way contract." July 03

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    Dhiren Mahiban @dcmahiban

    #Flyers sign G Jason LaBarbera to a one-year, two-way contract

  • Hextall content with uneventful start to free agency

    Courier-Post "Ron Hextall is still playing out his carefully orchestrated plan. He had no intention of being part of the "silly season" that typically begins July 1, when free agency begins and general managers are quick to open their checkbooks. The Flyers' maestro got a quality backup goalie at nearly a..." July 02

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Flyers have signed goalie Michal Neuvirth to two-year deal, $1.5 M in Year 1 and $1.75 million in Year 2

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Believe the Flyers have the lead on Neuvirth now...

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    I think it's down to Philly or Edmonton for Neuvirth

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Flyers among the teams that have shown solid interest in Michal Neuvirth... we shall see

  • Flyers ink G Neuvirth to two-year deal

    TSN "Michal Neuvirth has signed a two-year deal with the Philadelphia Flyers. The deal is reportedly worth $1.5 million in the first year and $1.75 million in the second year. " July 01

  • Flyers re-sign Ryan White to one-year contract

    Courier-Post "The Flyers are developing, or bringing back, their depth before free agency begins July 1. After re-signing Chris VandeVelde to a two-year contract Monday, the Flyers brought back Ryan White Tuesday on a one-year deal. According to a report from CSNPhilly.com, it is worth $800,000. White,..." June 30

  • Flyers will keep Sam Gagner past buyout deadline

    CSN Philly "They’re keeping him. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall has decided not to buy out forward Sam Gagner for the purposes of clearing more cap space. Gagner, acquired in the bizarre salary cap circumvention deal after the NHL draft on Saturday involving Chris Pronger’s dead contract money and..." June 30

  • VandeVelde signs multiyear contract with Flyers

    NHL.com "The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-2, 190 lb. C Chris VandeVelde to a multi-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. " June 29

  • Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger lead 2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class

    CBS Sports "The Hockey Hall of Fame today announced the 2015 class of inductees and is it ever a good one. Former NHL defensemen Nicklas Lidstrom, Chris Pronger and Phil Housley were all elected this year, as was forward Sergei Fedorov. Angela Ruggiero, a member of the U.S. Women's Olympic Team and one of..." June 29

  • Mark Recchi misses out on Hall of Fame this year

    ESPN Boston "Mark Recchi is on the outside looking in. The former NHLer was not elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2015 on Monday. A three-time Stanley Cup champion, Recchi scored 577 goals and registered 1,633 points (12th all-time) in 1,652 games during his 22-year career." June 29

  • Bruins send 2017 3rd-round pick to Flyers for Zac Rinaldo

    Yahoo! Sports ""I think we lost our team identity this year. We weren't as tough a team to play against as we'd like to be, and as we were in year's past.” Those were the words of Boston Bruins president Cam Neely at the end of the regular season; one in which he watched his team fail to qualify for the..." June 29

  • Hextall got what he wanted in first round

    Philly.com "Flyers general manager Ron Hextall went to the NHL draft this weekend trying to add speed; get some promising goalie prospects; and, most important, select a defenseman who could someday be a franchise cornerstone. Give Hextall props. He did just that. Some teams had great drafts because of..." June 28

  • Coyotes trade Sam Gagner to Flyers for Nicklas Grossmann

    The Score "The Arizona Coyotes added some experience to their blue line by trading Sam Gagner and a conditional pick to the Philadelphia Flyers for Nicklas Grossmann. Grossmann has 531 games of NHL experience and instantly becomes the most senior member of the Coyotes' defense. He has one more year..." June 28

  • Flyers pick Konecny wins inaugural McGuire Award

    NHL.com "Ottawa 67's center Travis Konecny, a first-round draft pick of the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday, was named Saturday as the first recipient of the "E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence." The "E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence" is an annual award presented to the draft-eligible prospect who best..." June 27

  • Flyers trade 2 picks to Maple Leafs, draft Travis Konecny at No. 24

    CSN Philly "As the first round of the NHL draft began to wind down Friday night, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall saw an opportunity to move up and grab a top-15 talent and he jumped on it. The Flyers dealt the first-rounder they acquired from Tampa Bay in the Braydon Coburn trade (29th overall) and the..." June 27

  • Flyers select defenseman Ivan Provorov with No. 7 pick

    CSN Philly "Ron Hextall and the Flyers got their man. With the No. 7 pick of the the 2015 NHL draft, the Flyers on Friday night selected Brandon defenseman Ivan Provorov. It's the third straight year the Flyers have drafted a blueliner in the first round. "We believe that you build from the back end..." June 27

  • Flyers likely to target goalies in draft

    Philly.com "General manager Ron Hextall said the Flyers may use two of their 10 draft selections this weekend on goalies - and it's fair to assume that Matej Tomek is on their radar. Tomek, a Slovakia native who had a strong season in the North American Hockey League, was recruited by new Flyers coach Dave..." June 24

  • NHL to announce opening of formal expansion process

    CBS Sports "The NHL is expected to announce that the league's board of governors has approved the opening of a formal expansion process, barring something unforeseen, according to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet. This does not necessarily mean the league will expand, but this will allow the league to gauge..." June 24

  • Report: 3-on-3 overtime coming to NHL, pending board approval

    CBS Sports "It appears the NHL will have a new overtime format for the 2015-16 regular season. That should be music to the ears of anyone that despises the shootout. The NHL GMs and NHLPA agreed Monday to recommend a five-minute three-on-three overtime period for regular season games not decided in..." June 24

  • 10 NHL players who could be traded

    CBC Sports "The NHL's free-agent signing period opens on Canada Day, but the wheeling and dealing could begin much earlier for teams willing to go the trade route to upgrade their rosters. Get the scoop on 10 players considered to be on the block in this interactive graphic from The Canadian Press:" June 23

  • NHL sets 2015-16 salary cap at $71.4 million

    CBS Sports "The NHL salary cap will see a nearly two-and-a-half million dollar increase for the 2015-16 season. The league and the NHLPA announced on Tuesday afternoon that the salary cap for next season has been set at $71.4 million, with a salary floor of $52.8 million. The cap this past season was..." June 23

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Hexy says he is open to signing MDZ for more than a year, and that an extension for Voracek is a priority. #Flyers

  • Flyers GM Hextall looking to make a splash in NHL draft

    Philly.com "The Flyers are thin on promising young forwards and have missed the playoffs in two of the last three seasons, making next weekend's deep draft a potential launching point for general manager Ron Hextall and his staff. The Flyers have two first-round picks (Nos. 7 and 29), seven selections in..." June 20

  • Flyers decide to keep assistants on board under new coach

    Philly.com "WHEN THE season ended and the Flyers had a vacancy at head coach, general manager Ron Hextall took a ride to the Lehigh Valley to meet with Phantoms coach Terry Murray. The meeting in Allentown wasn't to let Murray know he was being considered as a replacement to Craig Berube, but rather the..." June 20

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    Frank Seravalli @frank_seravalli

    Kent Hughes says #Flyers have not contacted him about buying out Vinny Lecavalier, adding Vinny will not retire "under any circumstances."

  • Murphy, Laperriere, Mullen to remain Flyers assistant coaches

    Pro Hockey Talk "Dave Hakstol will have the same assistant coaches that Craig Berube did. The Flyers announced this morning that Gord Murphy, Ian Laperriere and Joe Mullen will all be back next season. The announcement — a surprise to some — comes a day after the Sabres added Terry Murray to Dan Bylsma’s..." June 19

  • Flyers preparing for busy draft, but won’t change spots

    Courier-Post "The last couple weeks, Flyers GM Ron Hextall’s phone has been ringing with a little more frequency. At first he was a little surprised at how many fellow GMs were calling to congratulate him on taking a chance on highly-touted NCAA coach Dave Hakstol. More recently, the topic has..." June 19

  • Timonen likely to work for Flyers after retiring: report

    NHL.com "Kimmo Timonen said he would like to work for the Philadelphia Flyers after winning the Stanley Cup with the Chicago Blackhawks in his final season. "That might be something," Timonen told CSN Philly on Wednesday. "Obviously, I'm going to move back to Philly and stay there for a couple of more..." June 18

  • No buyout offer submitted for Flyers' Vinny Lecavalier

    CSN Philly "No such luck for Vinny Lecavalier. Wednesday was the beginning of the NHL buyout period, which ends June 30 at 5 p.m. Flyers general manager Ron Hextall told CSNPhilly.com that he did not submit a buyout offer to embattled forward Vinny Lecavalier, via his agent, Kent Hughes. Hughes did..." June 18

  • Ron Hextall: I'll talk with Kimmo Timonen about a job

    CSN Philly "At last, former Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen finally won the Stanley Cup. The Blackhawks edged the Lightning, 2-0, in Game 6 on Monday night to win their third title in six years. Timonen played just 3:39, but captain Jonathan Toews handed him the Stanley Cup. The 40-year-old is going out..." June 17

  • Czech-born Pavel Zacha an option for Flyers at No. 7?

    CSN Philly "Pavel Zacha is a Czech-born player with one of the highest ceilings in the draft. He came over to North America when he was 17 years old after playing in his homeland. His Czech team featured former Flyer Petr Nedved, who was a member of the orange and black for parts of the 2005-06 and 2006-07..." June 10

  • Czech players could draw Flyers' interest

    Philly.com "Two players from the Czech Republic - center Pavel Zacha and goalie Daniel "Darth" Vladar - are high on the Flyers' radar and will be given strong consideration during the June 26-27 NHL draft. After finishing the grueling fitness testing at the NHL scouting combine Saturday in Buffalo, both..." June 07

  • Daniel Briere considering retirement after 18 NHL seasons

    Yahoo! Sports "Has Daniel Briere skated his last shift in the NHL? Alain Sanscartier of RDS and Ottawa 94.5 FM reported on Thursday that Briere will announce his retirement this summer after 18 years in the NHL, most recently with the Colorado Avalanche. He’s set to become an unrestricted free agent on July..." June 06

  • Flyers can address depth issues in deep NHL draft

    CSN Philly "The last time the Flyers had a draft pick inside the top 10 was 2007. Having already lost the lottery to Chicago, they selected James van Riemsdyk after the Blackhawks took Patrick Kane. When the Flyers' scouting department contingent descended upon Buffalo this week for the NHL Scouting..." June 04

  • Flyers' receive 2nd-round pick in Timonen trade after Blackhawks' Game 7 win

    The Score "The big winners of Game 7 of the Western Conference Final on Saturday were the Chicago Blackhawks and the Philadelphia Flyers. With the Blackhawks' 5-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks, a condition outlined in the trade for defenseman Kimmo Timonen was met. In exchange for Timonen, the Flyers will..." June 01

  • Flyers' draft pick improves with Chicago win; will Hakstol pursue Stafford?

    Philly.com "The Flyers, thanks to Chicago reaching the Stanley Cup Finals with a 5-3 win over host Anaheim in Game 7 on Saturday night, will receive the maximum return in the Kimmo Timonen trade. Chicago’s win means the Flyers will receive the Blackhawks’ second-round pick in 2016; they also get the Hawks’..." May 31

  • End to End: What does Hakstol hiring mean for Lecavalier?

    CSN Philly "After Hakstol's press conference Monday, it became clear. Even with a new head coach, the relationship between Vinny Lecavalier and the Flyers isn't going to get any smoother. Hakstol outlined successful teams as those who play without the puck, with good structure and fast. In other words,..." May 28

  • Report: Dave Hakstol owes North Dakota $100,000 for taking Flyers job

    CBS Sports "The Philadelphia Flyers raised some eyebrows in the hockey world when they selected former University of North Dakota hockey coach Dave Hakstol to replace Craig Berube behind their bench. It wasn't that Hakstol did not have the track record or resume to be a contender for the job that made it..." May 27

  • Slava Fetisov wants to ban young Russians from playing in NHL

    CBS Sports "Slava Fetisov, a former NHL defenseman that is now a senator in Russia, has called for the country to place a ban on young Russian players from playing in the NHL, restrictions that used to be in place until the late 1980s when Fetisov himself was one of the first players from the country to make..." May 23

  • Flyers sign RW Aaron Palushaj from Russian league

    Courier-Post "No, it's not your imagination. There's a movement in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League to move overseas. Thursday, the Flyers announced that they had signed their second player in as many days from Russia's KHL, where salaries last season were reported to drop 50 percent from the start of..." May 22

  • Flyers sign KHL defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev

    CSN Philly "When Ron Hextall said he was looking to upgrade his defense for next season, he didn’t mean by solely promoting one of his coveted prospects currently in the minors or juniors. On Wednesday, their already crowded blue line expanded again with the signing of 32-year-old Yevgeni Medvedev from..." May 21

  • Flyers name Dave Hakstol new head coach

    Sportsnet "The Philadelphia Flyers announced their 19th head coach in franchise history Monday, naming college coach Dave Hakstol as their new man behind the bench." May 18

  • Judge Grants Class-Action Status To Sports TV Blackout Antitrust Case

    Deadspin "U.S. District Court judge Shira Scheindlin yesterday granted plaintiffs’ motion to certify class action status in an antitrust lawsuit against MLB and the NHL, a case that threatens to demolish the decades-old blackout system in sports media. Scheindlin’s decision, which you can read here,..." May 15

  • Jeremy Roenick suggests under-the-radar option for Flyers

    CSN Philly "We know Mike Babcock is a possibility. We know Todd McLellan is too. There are numerous recognizable names out there. But is there anyone else — perhaps a lower profile guy — who would be a good fit as the next Flyers head coach? Former Flyer and current NBC hockey analyst Jeremy..." May 13

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