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Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Bryan BickellChicago BlackhawksDavid ClarksonRyane CloweTye McGinnViktor StalbergThere are two adjectives that NHL organizations often claim to be a part of their management blueprint- “bigger” and “faster.” During the end-of-year locker cleanout, Philadelphia Flyers’ general manager Paul Holmgren told reporters that the organization was looking to rebuild with the former in mind. Per Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer: “We’re always looking to get better on [...](Read more...)

Offseason Questions: Who Stays and Who Goes?

  With a disappointing season over with, the Flyers now have the difficult task of assessing what areas of the squad they need to change.  With several options available, the team’s General Manager Paul Holmgren will undoubtedly attempt to make a splash like last year, but with a lot of long and pricey contracts in the stable, will they be left to chew on the hay they...

Salvaging Positives from the 2013 Philadelphia Flyers

  It goes without saying that this season left much to be desired. However, I have compiled a list of reasons to be excited for the Flyers in the 2013-2014 season based on bright spots from this disappointing 2013 campaign. They are ordered from 5 to 1, with 1 being the most promising. If you disagree, voice your opinion in the comments below and let us know which order you would...

Ilya Bryzgalov Reportedly Has No Interest in Watching Playoff Hockey, Would Rather See ‘Star Wars’ With Son

Ilya Bryzgalov has long had a fascination with Star Wars and hockey, but now he has made it clear in which order he prefers them. The Flyers goaltender admitted recently that he hasn’t been watching much playoff hockey since the Flyers failed to qualify for any, and when elaborating, answered as only he could. “There’s no time,” Bryzgalov explained, “and no real interest...

Flyers Sign Goaltender Chubak To Deal

(Photo courtesy of   As the Philadelphia Flyers season wrapped up disappointingly early this year, the team’s front office has had ample time to concentrate on adding personnel. On Saturday they hit the college hockey free agent market, in hopes of shoring up their goaltending for the future. Philadelphia came to terms with 24 year-old goalie Carsen Chubak...

Bill Meltzer: World's Update: Good Day for Flyers at Worlds

2013 IIHF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS: FLYERS UPDATES YESTERDAY'S RESULTS * Russia had little trouble dispatching Latvia by a 6-0 score. Ilya Bryzgalov earned a 15-save shutout. * Denmark threw a scare into Canada, holding a 1-0 lead and holding even in shots through the first intermission and early portion of the second period. Two closely spaced second period goals for Canada...

Todd Cordell: Ilya Kovalchuk Tearing It Up At WHC + Devils Player Updates

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. The New Jersey Devils are no longer playing hockey, but some of their players are. Most notably, Ilya Kovalchuk, of course. In Russia's tournament opener against Latvia, Russia had no trouble at all and filled the net with regularity en route to a 6-0 win. Ilya Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist for Russia while Andrei Loktionov chipped...

Todd Cordell: New Jersey Devils Updates From The Worlds - 05/06/13

Follow Todd on Twitter @ToddCordell. Several New Jersey Devils players took the ice today representing their countries at the World Hockey Championships. Let's take a look at how they performed today and overall at the tournament thus far. - Devils star forward Ilya Kovalchuk had a hat trick yesterday and is tearing it up at the Worlds. He's the leading scorer at the...

A Feast Of Hockey Talk

from Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal, - Martin Brodeur wants to come back for another season with the Devils and he’s certainly entitled as the winningest goalie of all-time. But an alarm bell should be going off in GM Lou Lamoriello’s office. Brodeur’s goals-against average (2.22) was good, but not his save percentage at .901. That’s barely adequate in today...

Sunday Morning Hockey Talk

from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, - Imagine the impact on overall league revenue and on the players’ ultimate escrow losses if the Rangers, Toronto, Montreal. Vancouver and Los Angeles should all go out in the first round. - Did anyone, by the way, contribute less over the last two months of the season thanDavid Clarkson did for the Devils on the team’s way to elimination...

Travis Yost: The Department of Player Safety is Failing

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- When Brendan Shanahan took over the NHL Department of Player Safety ("DPS") reigns from the departed Colin Campbell, it was supposed to signal something of a regime change, one moving from vague and ambiguous supplemental discipline to fair and transparent player review. That hasn't been the case. In fact, Brendan Shanahan...

Shanahan Explains Abdelkader Suspension

Brendan Shanahan, the man in charge of the NHL’s Player Safety Department explains why Red Wings F Justin Abdelkader will sit 2 games for his [...]
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