Found October 02, 2013 on The Orange Update:
All season long, you can count on The Orange Update for a live simulcast of every Flyers game. TOU will bring to you the radio stream from either 97.5 The Fanatic or 93.3 WMMR throughout the 2013-2014 campaign. Philadelphia Flyers vs Toronto Maple Leafs LISTEN TO THE GAME LIVE HERE (Turn up that sound!) Puck Drops at 7:30 PM [...]

Kessel gets big payday with Leafs

The Maple Leafs and star forward Phil Kessel have agreed to terms on a $64-million, eight-year contract extension. The deal was signed just hours before the Maple Leafs' opener in Montreal on Tuesday night. Kessel had one season left on his previous deal at $5.4 million. Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis says Toronto is happy that Kessel ''will be a part of our...

Phil Kessel Signs Eight-Year, $64 Million Contract Extension With Maple Leafs

TORONTO — The Maple Leafs and star forward Phil Kessel have agreed to terms on a $64 million, eight-year contract extension. The deal was signed just hours before the Maple Leafs’ opener in Montreal on Tuesday night. Kessel had one season left on his previous deal at $5.4 million. “I’ll be on the hook for some team dinners here or there, but I don’t mind,” Kessel said...

Kessel signs eight-year contract extension with Leafs

Phil Kessel's future in Toronto was secured on Tuesday. The 25-year-old winger officially signed an eight-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The deal is believed to be worth an average annual value of $8 million and is believed to include a limited no-trade clause. Talks are believed to have intensified this weekend between the two sides in hopes of getting...

Phil Kessel and his contract comparables

It appears that Phil Kessel’s is on the verge of signing an 8 year, $8M/yr contract with the Leafs so this is a good time to compare this contract to a couple other elite wingers who have signed contracts in the past year or so. Corey Perry and Zach Parise. I have also chosen to [...]The post Phil Kessel and his contract comparables appeared first on

Ilya Bryzgalov joining ECHL Las Vegas on training camp tryout

Not only is former Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov heading to the ECHL to play with the Las Vegas Wranglers he's doing so on a professional tryout. It was shocking enough on Wednesday night when word surfaced that Bryzgalov was close to a deal with the Wranglers after failing all summer long to get a job elsewhere. But the fact that he's not going to Vegas on a guaranteed...

Report: Phil Kessel Near Eight-Year Contract Extension With Maple Leafs, Announcement Expected Tuesday

It sounds like all that’s left for Phil Kessel to remain a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs for a long time is a handshake, a signature and a press conference. TSN’s Darren Dreger reported Tuesday morning that Kessel and the Maple Leafs have agreed to a new eight-year contract, and while the extension hasn’t been signed yet by Kessel, the announcement is expected to come later...

Flyers Recall Adam Hall

Adam Hall has been moving a lot lately. He was placed on waivers on Saturday, cleared them on Sunday, assigned to the AHL Adirondak Phantoms on Monday, and has now been recalled to the Flyers on Tuesday, via the team’s official site. Hall is a solid 4th line player, as he can do several things well. He only comes at a $600,000 cap hit for the Flyers this season.  

Tim Panaccio: Laughton Sent Back

Scott Laughton lasted 5 games with the Flyers as an 18-year-old prospect coming out of junior last winter. This fall, he didn't even make one game. On Thursday morning, the Flyers sent the young centerman back to his junior club in Oshawa while recalling Kris Newbury - an even bigger surprise _ from the Phantoms. Newbury over Michael Raffl, Tye McGinn and Chris VandderVelde...

George Parros Smashes His Face Into The Ice After Fight With Colton Orr

The NHL is officially back!  Tonight, George Parros of the Montreal Canadiens and Colton Orr of the Toronto Maple Leafs fought twice. The first fight was pretty good.  Each guy threw a few good punches.  But the second fight didn’t end the way anyone wanted to see it end. Check out the video of Parros getting knocked out…by the ice. The post George Parros Smashes His Face...

Maple Leafs edge Canadiens 4-3 in season opener

It was only 144 seconds of potential panic this time but Nazem Kadri could not tell a lie about the thoughts drifting up and down the visitor’s bench at the Bell Centre. With a 4-2 lead late in the third period of a choppy game Tuesday night the Leafs were in danger of crashing their way into the new season the same way the previous one had ended with a thud. Lars Eller had scored...

Eklund: Bryzgalov Turns To ECHL to Prove His Worth..and play his hand in Vegas

Make no mistake about this, Ilya Bryzgalov will return to the NHL. There is at least one team right now almost ready to jump, but Bryz is also realizing he needs to do a little proving to get the kind of deal he seeks. And there is a real shortage of quality backups in the NHL to the point that a key injury in any one of a dozen cities could result in a panic and an Ilya. Therefore...

Flyers Sign Hal Gill After Successful Tryout by   Steven Ellis

Hal Gill has agreed to a one-year, $700k deal with the Philadelphia Flyers after a successful tryout with the club. Gill appeared in 32 games with Nashville last season and was bought out by the Predators in July. The Predators traded for Gill on February 17, 2012, sending Blake Geoffrion, Robert Slaney, and a second-round draft pick in 2012 to Montreal in [...]

LISTEN LIVE 10/1: The Peter Laviolette Show on 97.5

With the season just one short day away, we figured we’d kick off hockey season the right way with a simulcast of the official Peter Laviolette Show on the best radio station in the city. 97.5 The Fanatic will be featuring a weekly show with Lavvy in addition to being the official home for all [...]

Leafs Defeat Flyers

The energy and emotions of opening night were not enough for the Flyers on Wednesday as they lost 3-1 to the Toronto Maple Leafs.  The Flyers controlled the action for much of the game, as they out hit, out shot, and were  the aggressors most of the night.  Brayden Schenn scored the season’s first goal in the final seconds of the first period off a nice pass from Vincent Lecavalier...

Tonight’s the Night

The Flyers open their regular season tonight at home against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs opened their own season up against Montreal, an Original Six rival. James van Riemsdyk opened the regular season scoring at 8:01 in the first period on a Power Play goal. He’s certainly one of the players that the Flyers need to keep an eye on during the game tonight. After being...
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