Found September 15, 2013 on The Orange Update:
Many people disregard preseason hockey and continue to focus on baseball and the start of football season.  But for the die hard fan, preseason games are the best way to glance into the future of a hockey club. For the Philadelphia Flyers, their farm system is packed with dynamic players in all positions ready to [...]

Flyers open preseason against Leafs

After completing training camp, the Flyers open the preseason in London, Ontario against the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Hockey is back as the Flyers open the 2013-14 preseason. Their first game is a traditional meeting at a neutral location. It is marked on the schedule as a home game, but the Flyers and Leafs traditionally face off in an annual preseason game in London, Ontario....

Morin provides future glimpse in loss to Caps

Getty Images (By @David_Strehle) The Philadelphia Flyers’ defensive corp was left with a gaping 6′ 6″, 220-pound hole in its very structure when they lost Chris Pronger to a concussion late in 2011. Heading into the NHL Draft in June, Paul Holmgren was looking at not only revamping the organization’s overall depth on the blue line, but also attempting to grab a special player...

Gagne Feels Betrayed by Flyers

Earlier this week, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren stated that Philadelphia would not be seeking to re-sign free agent veteran Simon Gagne. Gagne has now responded, these quotes coming via “All summer, the Philadelphia Flyers kept hinting that they wanted to offer me a new contract and I even told Robert Sauvé, my agent, not to negotiate with other teams. We trusted them...

Simon Gagne Selling Quebec Mansion For $3.95 Million (Canadian)

Excuse me if I have anything wrong about the massive house NHLer Simon Gagne is selling in Quebec because the listing is in…

Flyers Notes on Read, Gagne, Bourdon, and Talbot

Matt Read said his agent and the Flyers are discussing a contract extension. Read, who signed a 3-year deal in 2011, will be an unrestricted free agent following the 2013-14 season. Simon Gagne is furious at the Flyers – in particular GM Paul Holmgren – after Holmgren announced the team will not re-sign the veteran. Gagne was apparently banking on a return to Philadelphia, and...

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: A Slap In The Face?

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Simon Gagne called the Philadelphia Flyers decision to offer Dan...

Gameday FAQ – Flyers vs Maple Leafs vs Capitals

  Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Monday, September 16, 2013. The Flyers have split into two squads for the preseason and both will be playing tonight.   When and where are the Flyers playing? Group A is playing in Toronto at 7:00pm. Group B is also playing at 7:00pm, but in Philadelphia.   Why would they have them both play at the same time? Do they hate us?...

Ben Holmstrom Back In Game Action

Ben Holmstrom healthy and back in action. (Photo/Philadelphia Flyers/NHL) The National Hockey League preseason got underway this weekend and a former River Hawk saw game action for the first time since December 2012, Ben Holmstrom. Holmstrom underwent surgery to reconstruct his ACL in December 2012 and wasn’t able to finish the 2012-13 season. The forward injured his...

Steve Mason Starting in Net for the Flyers

Steve Mason will be starting in net in the Flyers’ preseason opener. The Flyers will be taking on the Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at 6 PM. The Flyers are technically the home team, although the game is being played in London, Ontario. The game can be viewed tonight on CSN. No word yet as to the offensive lines or defensive pairings for Philadelphia.

Tim Panaccio: First Week Look Back

An interesting week for concussions as they pertain to the Flyers: 1) Mark Alt gets one in Virginia during a rookie game against the Washington Caps rooks but is fine two days later and goes through rest of camp without a hitch; 2) Chris Pronger confirms that while he may look and seem better, he is still dogged by headaches and balance issues if he does anything on the ice...

Flyers 2 Game Recap

The Flyers and Flyers played today. No, that’s not a typo. The Flyers won their game against the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 3-2. The Flyers’ 2 regulation time goals came from two defensemen, Luke Schenn and Bruno Gervais. One of the Leafs’ goals came via former Flyer James Van Riemsdyk. In the shootout, the Flyers’ goals came from Cousins, Read, Laughton, and McGinn...

Flyers Fall To Maple Leafs 4-3 In Preseason Opener

(via The Philadelphia Flyers traveled to London, Ontario on Sunday to play the Toronto Maple Leafs in the opener to the 2013 NHL Preseason. Head coach Peter Laviolette opted to start Steve Mason in net, but his night got off to a rather inauspicious start. After a bad pinch by Erik Gustafsson and a ineffective diving attempt by Hal Gill, Maple Leafs rising star Nazem...

Andrew MacWilliam lights up a Flyer with a huge hit

There's an old saying, it's better to be the hammer than the nail. Former UND defenseman Andrew MacWilliam drops Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Nicklas Grossmann with a huge hit along the boards.

Bill Meltzer: Flyers Preseason Gameday: 9-15-13 vs. Toronto (London, ONT)

PREVIEW 10 PM EDT (9/14/13) The Philadelphia Flyers have not played a hockey game since ending their disappointing 2012-13 season with a 2-1 win in Ottawa on April 27. Four-and-a-half months later, the Flyers will begin their seven-game preseason schedule with a "home" game against the Toronto Maple Leafs in London, Ontario. The game starts at 6 p.m. eastern time...

Bill Meltzer: Flyers Preseason Gameday: 9/17/13 vs. NYR PLUS Split-Squad Recap

PREVIEW 7:30 AM EDT Tonight's exhibition game with the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center will officially be the fourth game in three nights for the Philadelphia Flyers. It the second consecutive game night for the group of players that remained in Philadelphia while the other portion of the split squad was in Canada for back-to-back games with the Toronto Maple Leafs...
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