Found August 06, 2012 on
The Flyers currently have 50 players on their organizational reserve list. Fifty is technically the maximum.
However, there are two players on the Flyers' reserve list for whom the "slide rule" applies -- Nick Cousins and Derek Mathers. Under the slide rule, a junior-hockey eligible player's entry-level contract can be pushed back for the season if he fails to make the NHL roster. Philadelphia...
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Whenever I hear Flyers GM Paul Holmgren say the magical words, "We like our team," my mind begins its automatic countdown.
Much like NASA, waiting for a rover to land on Mars, I'm waiting after those words to hear within 24 hours that the club has traded for someone.
So when I asked Holmgren on Tuesday about going out and making move now that his already weakened...
The bad news keeps getting worse for Flyers GM, Paul Holmgren. His blue line is a veritable yard sale right now. Things just got worse with the shocking announcement that D Andrej Meszaros is out indefinitely with a torn Achilles tendon.
"Andrej had successful surgery this morning to repair a torn right achilles tendon," Holmgren said in a statement. "The surgery...
INJURY NEWS: GM Paul Holmgren on (D) Andrej Meszaros: “Andrej had successful surgery this morning to repair a torn right achilles tendon.”— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) August 7, 2012
More from Paul Holmgren: “Andrej was injured last week during summer training in Slovakia. Andrej will be out indefinitely.” #Flyers— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) August 7, 2012
Before getting into todayâs main discussion, there are a few recent developments that have been reported over twitter that should be communicated.
First of, as reported by TSN, Flyerâs defenseman Andrej Meszaros is out indefinitely with a torn Achilles tendon. The Flyers were already reportedly contacting teams about defenders, and this will certainly add some urgency...
The Flyers struck out in the sweepstakes that are free agency. Rich offers to Zach Parise, Ryan Suter and Shea Weber were all scorned, and in the process the Flyers lost two very important players of their own. Jaromir Jagr bolted for Dallas and Matt Carle literally bolted for Tampa Bay.
This upcoming season for the Flyers could be a very challenging one. Losing a player like Jagr...
News came out this morning that Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros will be out indefinitely. Mez had successful surgery on his right achilles tendon.
Meszaros will be out indefinitely, more to come.