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from Darren Dreger of TSN, Sources say Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn has been informed he will be temporarily assigned to the AHL and the motivation behind this move is 100% cap specific.
Schenn’s contract, negotiated by the Los Angeles Kings will pay him $900,000 this year, plus $850,000 in entry level ‘A’ bonuses for a total of $1.75 million, however Schenn has substantial ‘B’ bonuses included in his deal that would be very cap unfriendly to the Flyers.
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With a 3pm roster deadline just a few hours away, General Manager Paul Holmgren has all but finalized the Flyers’ regular season roster.
Some of the moves have come as a surprise, including placing veteran penalty killer Blair Betts on waivers yesterday. Another move that came off as a surprise was placing defenseman Matt Walker on waivers, since Walker is well liked by the coaching...
Kevin Allen of USAToday was the first to report that Blair Betts, the premier face-off man and penalty killer for the Flyers, had been placed on waivers. Renauld P. Lavoie of RDS Hockey has subsequently reported that defensemen Matt Walker and Oskars Bartulis have been placed on waivers.
There has been no news yet regarding Brayden [...]
For all the young talent, scoring champions, goalies and party boys that made their way through the revolving doors of the Wells Fargo Center this summer the Flyers’ key to success remains exactly the same as the past two years.
The health of Chris Pronger.
The Flyers future Hall of Famer battled multiple injuries last season and [...]
Here's the Flyers 23-man roster they turned into the NHL:
Forwards: Jakub Voracek, Danny Briere, Wayne Simmonds, JVR, Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr, Andreas Nodl, Matt Read, Scott Hartnell, Zac Rinaldo, Max Talbot, Jody Shelley, Sean Couturier and Ian Laperriere (IR).
Defense: Kimmo Timonen, Matt Walker, Andrej Meszaros, Braydon Coburn, Andreas Lilja, Matt Carle, Chris...
The Flyers have the day off from practice today but will resume preparations for Thursday's regular season opener in Boston. Between today and Wednesday, the Flyers will have to make roster cuts and become compliant with the salary cap (with Matt Walker still in camp, they are currently over the cap, even with Ian Laperriere going on LTIR late this week).
Here's a look...
The Philadelphia Flyers had an eventful off-season post the early exit of last year’s playoffs. Gone are Jeff Carter and Mike Richards; in is hockey legend Jaromir Jagr.
As the regular season starts Thursday night versus the evil Boston Bruins the question for all Flyers fans is, “Are the Flyers a better team this year”? & “can the Flyers compete for the Stanley...
BOSTON -- The Bruins exorcised their demons with a second-round sweep of the Flyers last spring. In the summer, the Flyers simply showed much of that team the exit. Philadelphia underwent a radical overhaul this offseason, trading away captain Mike Richards and high-scoring forward Jeff Carter in a pair of blockbuster deals and signing goalie Ilya Bryzgalov to a nine-year, $51-million...
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“When he played for the Flyers, it was just outstanding, dominant hockey — the first of the huge, big men with small man’s skill.” – Bobby Clarke
Longevity – 3
After the insane trade that brought him from Quebec, Lindros played 8 seasons with the Flyers, leaving when he was...
The Montreal Canadiens claimed forward Blair Betts off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday.
The Montreal Canadiens have claimed defensive centre Blair Betts off waivers from the Philadelphia Flyers.
TORONTO – Montreal Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier announced today that forward Blair Betts has...