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The Philadelphia Flyers have made their second off-season addition to their scouting department. In June, the club hired recently retired goaltender Antero NiittymÃ¤ki to scout goalies in Europe and, eventually, to track players of all positions. This month, the Flyers hired Swedish scout Joakim Grundberg to scour his native country for talent.
Ever since the organization let Inge HammarstrÃ¶...
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Paul Grant has been doing a series, looking at players and asking "Can you do that again?"
Today he looks at Ray Emery,
Why it will be tough to repeat: C'mon, a highly touted and capable goalie coming to the Flyers? How could that possibly go wrong? Plus, challenging for the No. 1 gig and actually being given the No. 1 gig to start the season are two different...
As bad a sophomore slump as Sean Couturier had this past season, that was no excuse to sign early as an RFA.
Sure, RFAs have little leverage but his agent did him no favors on a two-year, $3.5 million extension with a modest bump in salary of $400,000.
All this has achieved is that it makes Couturier that much more attractive in a trade and the FLyers will go into next season...
Ilya Bryzgalov reportedly has an offer to play for Admiral Vlaidvostok of the Kontinental Hockey League according to Russian news outlet Sport Express.
Based on a Google translation of the piece Admiral’s president — longtime NHLer Alex Mogilny — says the ex-Flyers netminder has been invited to join his expansion club (Admiral will begin its first season of KHL play in 2013...
Ranking the Top 10 Playmakers in Flyers History
Throughout their 46-year history, the Philadelphia Flyers have boasted some of the best setup men in the game. From early era puck wizard Andre Lacroix to current-day captain Claude Giroux, one thing the Flyers have rarely lacked is top-notch playmakers.
On a cumulative statistical basis, the top 10 assist men in franchise history...
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Russian former Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nikolai Zherdev has joined Lev Prague on a one-year deal, the Czech team announced Friday.
Zherdev, 28, has been a free agent since June 20, when he was let go by Atlant Moscow Region, the team he has been playing for since his return from North America in 2011.
"Nikolai talked to his family and specialists...