Found July 01, 2013 on The Orange Update:
(Photo: Tom Mihalek/AP) All of the trade talk and speculation leading up to the 2013 NHL Draft led many to believe that the day would be nothing short of action-packed. It came as a surprise to many when the day ended and few trades were made. Among the bigger names that was made available for [...]

Flyers Take Low Reward, High Risk Players at NHL Draft

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: David DrakeMerrick MadsenRobert HäggSamuel MorinTerrance AmorosaTyrell GoulbourneThe consolation prize of the Philadelphia Flyers’ disappointing 2013 NHL season was that they found themselves with decent draft positioning in what has been called the deepest NHL Entry Draft since 2003. The Flyers have done an excellent job in...

Philadelphia Flyers Select Samuel Morin With 11 Overall Pick

Samuel Morin in action. (Courtesy of Getty Images.) After much talk of the Philadelphia Flyers moving up during the 2013 NHL Draft, the team decided to stay put and use the 11th overall pick. With the Dallas Stars likely stealing left winger Valeri Nichushkin from the Flyers, GM Paul Holmgren announced that the club would select defenseman Samuel Morin of Rimouski Oceanic in...

Flyers Select Robert Hagg With Second Round Pick

Contrary to typical Philadelphia Flyers trends at the draft, they’ve decided to stock up on young defenseman. Robert Hagg at U-18s for Nations Cup. (Via Getty Images) With the 41st overall pick and the Flyers only second round pick, the team selected Robert Hagg from Modo Hockey in the Swedish Hockey League. Hagg split time between Modo and their J20 squad. With Modo’s J20...

Philadelphia's decision to sign Vincent Lecavalier is met with mixed reactions

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Vincent Lecavalier to a five-year, $22.5 million contract. In other words, the Flyers have won the sweepstakes to arguably the most enticing player on the market. Flyers fans should be happy and analysts should be commending the team for landing a prized asset, right?  Not quite.  The move is a highly questionable one considering where...

Philly's goaltender search continues as draft nears

The Philadelphia Flyers want to add a goaltender, but general manager Paul Holmgren learned from his Ilya Bryzgalov disaster.He doesn’t want to place a long-term on a netminder until he sees how that player fits into the Flyers system and handles the Philadelphia spotlight.Holmgren is evaluating free agents willing to sign short-term deals and trade targets with a year left on...

Philadelphia Will Host 2014 NHL Draft

NEWARK (June 30, 2013) – The 2014 NHL Draft will be held over two days, Friday June 27, and Saturday, June 28, it was announced today by the NHL and the Philadelphia Flyers, the host Club of next year’s NHL Draft. The event will take place at the Wells Fargo Center, home of the Flyers. It will be the first time the city and facility host the NHL Draft. NHL club executives...

Flyers Extend Qualifying Offers

The Flyers have extended qualifying offers to four of their six restricted free agents. (Photos of Gustafsson, Lauridsen, and Wellwood by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images; Photo of Manning by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images) By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Philadelphia Flyers have sent out qualifying offers to four of their six restricted free agents, this according to...

Flyers to sign Vincent Lecavalier to 5-year deal

The Flyers were among the many teams that spent time at the NHL Draft talking to Vincent Lecavalier. Apparently, they made quite the impression. Lecavalier is choosing to sign with the Flyers when the free-agency signing period officially begins on Friday. The deal is for five years, worth $4.5 million per year. Lecavalier holds a place in Flyers' history as being a member...

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Drafty In Here

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Well, all the trade noise and rumors aside, the 2013 NHL entry draft...

Flyers pick up Vincent Lecavalier

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed veteran center Vincent Lecavalier to a multi-year contract. The Tampa Bay Lightning let their 33-year-old captain go last week, and the Flyers pounced Tuesday night, signing him to a reported five-year deal worth $22.5 million. Tampa Bay cut ties with Lecavalier to clear space under a smaller salary cap. The Philadelphia Flyers took advantage...

Vincent Lecavalier Signs With Flyers

(Via Getty Images) After using a compliance buyout on Danny Briere, the Philadelphia Flyers were going to need a replacement to hold down the center spot on the second line. Many expected it to be a in house choice, with both Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn competent enough to take the reins. But Paul Holmgren had other ideas. According to numerous reports from CSN’s Tim...

Goaltending Options Shrinking For The Flyers

from Frank Seravalli of hte Phiadelphia Daily News, There's a very good chance Ray Emery, who many believe is the Flyers' No. 1 choice to work in tandem with Steve Mason next season, will soon re-sign with the Cup-champion Blackhawks to avoid hitting the market. Emery's agent, J.P. Barry, met with the Blackhawks on Sunday night after the draft to discuss Emery...

Vinny Lecavalier Chooses Philadelphia by   Steven Ellis

Per Darren Dreger, the Philadelphia Flyers have signed Vincent Lecavalier to a five year deal worth $4.5M per. The deal becomes official on Friday. Lecavalier was a first overall selection by the Lightning in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.  He is the Tampa Bay’s all-time leader for games played with 1,037 and goals with 383. Earlier last month, the New York Post reported [...]
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