Found July 09, 2013 on The Orange Update:
Buffalo-sabres
(Photo: USA Today) According to Flyers insider Anthony SanFilippo, the Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed defenseman Erik Gustafsson to a 1-year deal worth $1 million. Gustafsson, 24, was signed by the Flyers to a 3-year, entry level contract in 2010 after being undrafted. He has played 60 games in the National Hockey League, scoring four goals [...]
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Philadelphia Flyers Introduce Emery, Lecavalier, and Streit

(Via NHL.com)   The 2012 season was dismal to say the least for the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Flyers chairman Ed Snider was be more than willing to admit that. But on Tuesday, the organization introduced three players that they feel will seal the holes exposed during the lockout shortened season. A large press conference was held for the introduction of center Vincent...

Oliver Lauridsen Re-signs With Flyers For Two Years

(Via NHL.com). The Philadelphia Flyers have come to terms on a new contract for restricted free agent defenseman Oliver Lauridsen, the team announced. The deal is a two-year, two-way contract, but terms are currently unknown. He’ll likely receive a slight raise from last year’s salary of $650,000. Lauridsen was selected in the 7th round of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft out of St...

Flyers’ Nick Cousins Guest Blog: Day Two

(Via Flickr). Nick Cousins is a prospect in the Philadelphia Flyers system. After tearing it up with the Soo Greyhounds in the OHL, Cousins joined the Adirondack Phantoms this past year. Nick is partaking in the Flyers Developmental Camp this week, and has been kind enough to join us as a guest blogger to describe what it is like. You can read Nick’s day one blog here. Day 2-...

Flyers Development Camp: Day 2

Two defensemen battle for the puck in front of the net during drills.   The Philadelphia Flyers five day long Development Camp kicked off on Sunday evening, bringing together 26 prospects and five invitees. Forwards and defensemen were placed into separate groups, and all went through drills in order to improve various aspects of their game. The players took Sunday to mostly get acclimated to...

Flyers’ Nick Cousins Guest Blog: Day Four

(Via Flickr). Nick Cousins is a prospect in the Philadelphia Flyers system. After tearing it up with the Soo Greyhounds in the OHL, Cousins joined the Adirondack Phantoms this past year. Nick is partaking in the Flyers Developmental Camp this week, and has been kind enough to join us as a guest blogger to describe what it is like. You can read Nick’s day three blog here. Day 4...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Are Flyers Finally Turning a Corner in D Development?

Are Flyers Finally Turning the Corner in Defense Development? Much has been made of the Philadelphia Flyers' inability to draft and develop their own defenseman. Many folks, including yours truly, have criticized the organization's lack of patience in overseeing young defensemen through their learning curves and living through the inevitable growing pains that can last...

Timing is Everything: Maximizing LTIR Benefits

The choice between two slightly nuanced alternatives could have significant effects on how much the Flyers can utilize Chris Pronger’s LTIR exemption to the salary cap. (Photo by Travis Golby/NHLI via Getty Images) By Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Philadelphia Flyers have undergone more than a few changes in philosophy and direction throughout the past several seasons...

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Playing the Slots

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 Cap space is not the issue here, Dude. It’s the 50 contract limit...

Shero's a hall of a selection

Philadelphia wore losing in the '60s and early '70s the way Cheese Whiz sticks to a steak sandwich: like cement. The mindset wasn't that the home team would lose, but by how much. The neighborhoods teams played in put up more fights than the hosts. Until one man and one team changed everything. A city was no longer going to be pushed around. Thanks to Fred Shero and...

Tim Panaccio: Vinny's First Conf. Call ... Here

Vinny Lecavalier had his first conference call with the Philadelphia media over the weekend. Here's the transcript courtesy of the Flyers: Vincent Lecavalier conference call transcript July 6, 2013 Q: Thoughts on joining the Flyers “I’m really excited. Obviously everything came pretty quickly. I was part of an organization for 14 years so it was a tough...

How Much Better Are The Flyers?

Paul Holmgren, Ed Snider and Peter Lukko introduced off-season additions Vincent Lecavalier, Mark Streit and Ray Emery to the Philadelphia media Tuesday afternoon in a press conference at the Wells Fargo Center. Beat reporters and other city media members tossed soft balls to the newest Broad Street Bullies, asking questions like, “Are you excited to [...]

Fred Shero to be Named to Hockey Hall of Fame

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Fred SheroHockey Hall of FameThe Philadelphia Flyers organization gets criticized often these days for “living in the past” and over-celebrating the heroes of the 1975 and 1976 teams that brought Philadelphia its only Stanley Cup victories throughout its 46-year history. One man that is often forgotten or left out when discussing...

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Tuesday Quick Hits

Tuesday Quick Hits * Later today, the Flyers will formally introduce Vincent Lecavalier, Mark Streit and Ray Emery at a 1 p.m. photo op/ press conference at the Wells Fargo Center. Meanwhile, the Flyers development camp in Voorhees continues today with sessions from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 to 2:30 p.m. * The Hockey Hall of Fame will announce its Class of 2013 inductees...

Flyers Re-Sign Defensemen Gustafsson, Lauridsen

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Erik GustafssonOliver LauridsenPhiladelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has not yet resolved the current logjam on the team’s blueline for the 2013-14 NHL season. A trade this afternoon between the Edmonton Oilers and St. Louis Blues involved forward Magnus Paajarvi, rumored to be part of the previous discussions for...

All Philadelphia Flyers

from Randy Miller of the Courier Post, Here are quotes from a Tuesday press conference at Wells Fargo Center  in which the team introduced free-agent acquisitionsMark Streit, Ray Emery, Vincent Lecavalier. Also attending were team chairman Ed Snider, team president Peter Luukko and general manager Paul Holmgren: Q. Paul, do you think this team, the way it’s constructed...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.