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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 the last two years at the Draft, selecting players with a projected value at or after [...](Read more...)

2013 NHL Draft: Philadelphia Flyers Big Board

By Dustin Leed (@D_LEED) Getty Images My big board for the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2013 NHL Draft at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. I’m going to assume this: 1. Nathan MacKinnon, Colorado; 2. Seth Jones, Florida; 3. Jonathan Drouin, Tampa Bay; 4. Aleksander Barkov, Nashville. In my opinion, here’s the order of players the Flyers should select, no matter where...

Rangers acquire Syvret from Flyers

The Rangers have acquired defenseman Danny Syvret from the Philadelphia Flyers for forward Kris Newbury. The 28-year-old Syvret had six goals and 34 assists in 76 games last season with Adirondack of the AHL. He led the Phantoms with 34 assists, was second in points, and was third with five power-play goals. His 194 shots on goal were tops on the team. In 59 career NHL games with...

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...

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...

Buyouts bolster free agent marketplace

Teams with salary cap issues could buy out two players this week.That gave teams a chance to clean up their books -- and it gave teams shopping for free agent help more options come July 5. The Philadelphia Flyers wasted no time dumping forward Daniel Briere and goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. Briere is just a supplemental scorer at this stage of his career, but his phone is ringing off...

Oilers Interested In Cobourn, Paajarvi’s Name Linked In Deal by   Steven Ellis

TSN is reporting that Magnus Paajarvi’s name has been linked to Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Braydon Coburn, but the Flyers would prefer “a better forward” out of the Oilers system. Some, including myself, may see the potential trade of Braydon Coburn as puzzling, seeing as defense is one of the areas Philly needs to improve on, but Coburn could help net the team a...

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 Select Four In Rounds 3-7

Tyrell Goulbourne (#12). (Via The Philadelphia Flyers had four picks in the last five rounds of the draft, and made some rather off the board selections. With the 72nd overall pick, Philadelphia selected Tyrell Goulbourne of the Kelwona Rockets in the WHL. The 5’11″, 195 lbs. center played in 64 games for the Rockets, and had 27 points. Goulbourne is known for...

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...

A Franchise with No Direction

I can’t get this song out of my head. A decade has passed since the Berserk Postal Clerks last played ‘We Suck’ in the Mantua Township VFW, but in assessing the Flyers’ offseason I can’t get a particular line of the tune out of my head- “Where is this going, what’s the use?” Paul Holmgren [...]
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