Found September 27, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
from Frank Seravalli of Frequent Flyers, What does Paul Holmgren have up his sleeve? It doesn’t take a mathlete to understand that the Flyers are currently over the NHL’s $64.3 million salary cap with Chris Pronger on the roster. Pronger will not play again, but the Flyers must retain his salary cap hit on their roster for the first day of the season before he can be move to the long-term injury list. It’s important to note that the first day of the salary cap begins Monday afternoon - and the Flyers’ first game isn’t until Wednesday against Toronto. Meaning, many expected the Flyers to simply make a “paper transaction” and send waiver exempt forwards Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier to the Phantoms for the first day and re-call them on the second. but... continue   Sedin's contract extension in the hands of #Canucks. If ownership accepts latest proposal an agreement could be done b4 start of #NHL season — Nick Kypreos (@RealKyper) September 27,...

Frequent Flyer Miles: Boucher cut, Prospal possibly going to Europe, AHL training camps

In what’s been the busiest week in terms of movement since the beginning of the Frequent Flyer Miles column, a laundry list of former Philadelphia Flyers and draft picks, Adirondack Phantoms, and Trenton Titans changed clubs, signed extensions, or were involved in rumors. A handful of former Flyers were involved in transactions, as Brian Boucher, Vinny Prospal, David Laliberte...

Flyers Have One More Cut to Go

The Flyers’ roster now stands at 24 men following Saturday’s assignment of forward Chris VandeVelde to the AHL Adirondack Phantoms. Philadelphia now has 2 days to decide who will make their 23-man opening day roster. The move means that 19-year old 2012 1st round draft pick Scott Laughton will likely make the Flyers’ roster. He appeared in 5 games for the Flyers last season...

Flyers' prospect Morin injures hand in Canada

Samuel Morin the Flyers' top defensive prospect will miss up to two weeks after being injured this week in Canada. According to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren Morin suffered a hand injury for Rimouski Oceanic his junior team in his last game. Holmgren did not give specifics. Morin was sent back to his junior club last week before the Flyers left for Lake Placid for team bonding.

Gameday FAQ: Flyers at Capitals

  Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Friday, September 27, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Flyers travel to Washington D.C. to take on the Capitals at the Verizon Center at 7pm. This is the final game of the preseason.   How can I watch this game? This game will be shown on the NHL Network. Everyone should be able to see it, regional blackouts...

Kimmo Timonen takes Breaking Bad too seriously

(Warning: There are some spoilerish things about Breaking Bad below) KIMMO TIMONEN shows up to Flyers practice at the SKATE ZONE. He is sporting a new look with a goatee and pork pie hat. While skating around, he sees ERIK GUSTAFSSON block a shot. Kimmo skates over to Gus and uses his stick to tip him over.   KIMMO I am the one who blocks!   PAUL HOLMGREN calls Kimmo in to meet...

Flyers Forwards Set, Defensemen a Question Mark

Saturday has shown Philadelphia which forwards the team will be going with to start the season. After the assignment of Chris VandeVelde to the Phantoms and Adam Hall being placed on waivers, the lines look like: 1st: Voracek-Giroux-Hartnell 2nd: Schenn-Lecavilier-Simmonds 3rd: Read-Couturier-Talbot 4th: Rinaldo-Laughton-Rosehill   The defense, however, is still up in the air. Earlier...

Hall, Gervais Waived; Trade Incoming?

Photo courtesy of When fourth-line center Adam Hall engaged in two fights during last night’s preseason finale vs. the Washington Capitals, we all assumed he was fighting for his job. A little less than 24 hours later, we were assured that was the case when the Flyers put him and defenseman Bruno Gervais on waivers. The Hall move all but confirms that Scott Laughton...

All That Has Transpired: Philadelphia Flyers

We’re going to take a look at each NHL team, breaking down every new addition and subtraction, as well as promising prospects. Today, we take a look at the New Jersey Devils. By Casey Johnston (@CaseyR82) TUNE IN w/ THE METRO MINUTE Metro Minute – Flyers Click play to hear Nick Richter break down Philadelphia with Dustin Leed of The Hockey Guys 2013 Season: 23-22-3 (4th Atlantic...

Flyers assign two players to the Phantoms

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced this afternoon before the final preseason match up versus the Washington Capitals that left winger Michael Raffl and defenseman Oliver Lauridsen would be assigned to the Flyers AHL affiliate the Adirondack Phantoms. The 24 year old Dane, Lauridsen played in three preseason games and made a strong debut with [...]

Philadelphia Flyers Enforcer Jay Rosehill Comments on Sabres-Maple Leafs Brawl

Jay Rosehill, an enforcer for the Philadelphia Flyers, is the first Flyer to comment on the brawl that broke out during the Buffalo Sabres-Toronto Maple Leafs preseason game the other night. Rosehill said that he liked watching the brawl and that he doesn’t mind seeing them.  He also said he was literally on the edge of his seat watching the brawl take place. The brawl broke out...

VandeVelde Assigned to Phantoms; Laughton Appears to Win Roster Spot

Photo courtesy of The Flyers announced Saturday afternoon that they assigned left winger Chris VandeVelde to the Adirondack Phantoms. This brings the current roster to 24 players ahead of Monday’s roster deadline, with one more cut to come. It seems 2012 first-round draft pick Scott Laughton has made the team now, at least on a nine-game trial basis. VandeVelde was a...

Gameday FAQ: Flyers at Devils

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, September 26, 2013.   When and where are the Flyers playing? The Flyers travel to scenic Newark to take on Jaromir Jagr Ilya Kovalchuck Danius Zubrus and the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center for a 7:00pm matchup.   How can I watch this game? You can’t! Well, not on tv anyway. The Devils are streaming it and...

Flyers Still “Juggling” Roster

from Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly, General manager Paul Holmgren said he hasn’t figured out just yet what becomes of Adam Hall and Bruno Gervais now that they cleared waivers. “Without giving away any details, secrets, we’ll know [on Monday],” Holmgren said. “Nothing needs to be finalized from our standpoint till 5 p.m. tomorrow. “That’s when I’ll make...
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