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Laviolette-Bylsma is a Non-Issue
* Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette has been named an assistant coach for Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. With all the predictable and inevitable focus on the interactions between Laviolette and head coach Dan Bylsma -- which will be a total non-issue -- there are more interesting stories the media has overlooked.
The Sochi Games will actually be Laviol...
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July is rapidly coming to an end and goalie Tim Thomas is still SOL when it comes to finding work. Kevin Paul Dupont of the Boston Globe suggests a likely scenario where he is sent a no-strings-attached invite to training camp for Thomas at this time. As for potential suitors, in addition to [...]The post Philadelphia Flyers Not Only Team Interested in Goalie Tim Thomas? appeared...
(Photo: Courier Post) The Philadelphia Flyers will kick off the regular season against the Toronto Maple Leafs on October 2 at the Wells Fargo Center. For some players, it will be a chance to prove they deserve to stick with the big club. For other players, it’s a chance at a fresh start with a [...]
from Allan Muir of Sports Illustrated,
There are two numbers that reveal much about the future of Ilya Bryzgalov.
The first is 23, as in the millions of dollars the Philadelphia Flyers are paying him not to play for them.
The second is 0, as in the number of goaltending jobs currently available in the National Hockey League.
Add ‘em up and the sum suggests that...
In a forgettable season for both the Philadelphia Flyers and its Adirondack Phantoms farm team, the play of left winger Tye McGinn was one of the few bright spots. McGinn quietly showed improvement from his rookie professional season, and he did not look out of place in 18 games with the big club.
McGinn, who will turn 23 next Monday, is a classic late-blooming forward. Cut by...
Nicola Riopel has signed with Denmark’s Frederikshavn for the upcoming season. Riopel was selected in the 5th round, 142nd overall, of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers. Riopel began the 2009–2010 season by claiming a spot in training camp with the Flyers’ top AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms. After posting a 4-6-0 record with a 3.35 GAA and a 0.893 save [...]
Team USA completed its coaching staff for the 2014 Olympic games in Sochi, Russia on Tuesday morning, announcing that Peter Laviolette, Todd Richards, and Tony Granato will serve as assistant coaches under head coach Dan Bylsma.
Laviolette, currently the coach of the Philadelphia Flyers, had to be one of the leading candidates for the head coaching job so it's no surprise that...
Before becoming Penguins player development coach Bill Guerin played a little bit of hockey. And he played it very well. For that USA Hockey has named him to their very own Hall of Fame.
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This year’s U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame class is a doozy.
Headlining this year’s group to be honored are former NHL stars Bill Guerin and Doug Weight. Both are Stanley Cup winners (Guerin twice Weight once) and each played in three Olympics for Team USA. Overall Weight represented America at nine international events while Guerin did so at seven.
Both players were also college...