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Ryan Bright of Philly Sports Daily wrote a story on Monday about the success that the Flyers have found with recent undrafted collegiate free agents Erik Gustafsson, Harry Zolnierczyk and Matt Read. It’s a good post with a nice quote from coach Peter Laviolette about Gustafsson following Saturday’s annihilation of the Blue Jackets, but it [...]
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As an undrafted free-agent out of Northern Michigan University, there wasn’t too much hype when the Flyer’s signed the defenseman who was the Captain of his team before bolting to the Flyer’s organization at the end of the 2009-2010 season.
He showed enough with the Adirondack Phantoms that he was called up to the to play [...]
By David Strehle NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
When the Philadelphia Flyers selected center Sean Couturier with the eighth-overall pick in this past June’s entry draft, they knew they were getting a very good player. He had been ranked the first-overall prospect at one point before contracting mononucleosis, at which time his spot in the Central Scouting Bureau’s rankings...
via TSN, The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension on Wednesday.
This season, Coburn has three assists in 14 games this season with a plus-1 rating.
The Saskatchewan native was originally drafted eighth overall by the Atltanta Thrashers in 2003.
In parts of six seasons in Philadelphia, the 26-year-old Coburn has 26...
3. Erik Gustafsson- 1 Point, +6Erik Gustafsson had a very impressive night in only his 8th career NHL game. The young Flyers defencemen was a plus six and had a point in the Flyers 9-2 rout of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The record for best plus/minus in a single game is held by Tom Bladon who was a +10 on December 11, 1977.2. Tim Thomas- 25 Saves, ShutoutTim Thomas made 25 saves...
By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
Amid a huge shake up in team chemistry this summer, some things have remained a constant for the Philadelphia Flyers. There is a report today from CSNPhilly’s Tim Panaccio via twitter that the club made a move to keep a part of their defensive core intact, signing Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract...
The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with defenseman Braydon Coburn, a source told ESPN.com.
The Philadelphia Flyers have been getting goals from a number of players.
The possible return of captain Chris Pronger could make them even more dangerous.
Philadelphia looks to continue its best road start in 18 years Wednesday night when it faces the Tampa Bay Lightning, who are going for their first five-game home winning streak since 2007-08.
With eight players scoring in...
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