Found June 26, 2013 on The Orange Update:
It is a day of celebration in the City of Brotherly Love. Sure, the Chicago Blackhawks are Stanley Cup Champions and for the 38th consecutive year there will not be an orange and black parade down Broad Street. But the Philadelphia Flyers have given their fans a reason to smile, announcing the organization’s intentions to [...]

Flyers Buy Out Ilya Bryzgalov, Paul Holmgren Calls Move ‘Very Difficult Business Decision’

The Flyers surprised no one Tuesday with a roster move that just about everybody saw coming. Philadelphia has wasted no time using its compliance buyouts, and the club announced Tuesday that it has bought out the contract of goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov. This is the second of two compliance buyouts for the Flyers, the first of which was used on forward Daniel Briere. “I met with Ilya...

Flyers GM: Bryzgalov to be bought out

Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has announced on the team's official website that the Flyers will buyout the contract of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. "I met with Ilya this morning and informed him that we are going to exercise a compliance buyout of his contract," Holmgren said. "This was a very difficult business decision to make for us and we want to thank Ilya...

Ilya Bryzgalov’s Agent Says Flyers’ Defensive System Is ‘Terrible for Goaltenders’

For all the bizarre things that Ilya Bryzgalov has said over the years, he seemed to take the Flyers’ buyout of his contract about as well as anyone could have expected. The netminder even released a statement through his agent thanking the Philadelphia organization for the “faith” they showed in Bryzgalov when first signing him to the seven-year deal. However, it seems that...

Philadelphia Flyers Roundtable Discussion: The Offseason

The army of Philadelphia Flyers writers at The Hockey Guys continues to grow, so we thought we should take advantage of that. Getty Images Welcome to The Hockey Guys’ Philadelphia Flyers Roundtable Discussion. Flyers writer David Strehle, Flyers analyst Charlie O’Connor, Flyers capologist/CBA analyst Tyler Altemose, Flyers columnist Jake Pavorsky, Flyers opinion/commentary blogger...

Bye-Bye Bryz: Flyers use amnesty on Bryzgalov

With the Stanley Cup handed over to the Chicago Blackhawks, the clock was ticking on buy-out clauses taking effect. Danny Briere was the first of the Flyers choices. There was one other name that was a possibility. Everyone knew it was more than a consideration. It was, in fact, a very realistic option. But hardly anybody truly expected it to go down in this fashion, especially...

Flyers buying out rest of Bryzgalov's contract

The Philadelphia Flyers are buying out the remainder of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov's contract, saving the team nearly $6 million under the salary cap for each of the next seven years. Bryzgalov was two seasons into a $51 million, nine-year contract he signed in 2011. General manager Paul Holmgren announced the move Tuesday. Last week, the Flyers exercised the first of their two compliance...

Ed Snider On The Bryzgalov Buyout

via Anthony SanFillippo of the Flyers website, A day after the Flyers announced that they are buying out the remaining seven years of goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov's contract, Chairman Ed Snider gave a brief statement about the Flyers uses of the amnesty exception. "I fully support Paul Holmgren in his decision to use our final compliance buyout for Ilya Bryzgalov...

Ilya Bryzgalov Buyout Made Official

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Ilya BryzgalovRay EmeryThe Philadelphia Flyers announced Tuesday afternoon that the remaining seven years on goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov’s contract will be bought out. The official statement from general manager Paul Holmgren: I met with Ilya this morning and informed him that we are going to exercise a compliance buyout of his...

Ex-Flyer Ilya Bryzgalov wouldn't talk to beat writer Randy Miller so here's some stuff outta him

The Flyers bought out Ilya Bryzgalov's contract today and he didn't want to talk about it. So Randy Miller, Flyers beat writer for the South Jersey Courier-Post, tweeted mean nasty things about him.... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Flyers Buyout Mr. Universe, Ilya Bryzgalov by   Steven Ellis

Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced Tuesday that the team will buy out the remainder of goalie Ilya Bryzgalov’s contract. Well, there’s the end of an era. No more fantastic Bryzgalov vs Philly media moments. The Russian netminder had signed a nine-year, $51 million contract ahead of the 2011-12 season after an impressive stint with the Phoenix Coyotes...

2013 NHL Draft: The Philadelphia Flyers Select…

Getty Images By the fan, for the fans. Noted graphic designer Edd Wright has blessed us with his artistic talent and it’s well worth your time. With the help of credentialed OHL scout and THG co-owner Todd Cordell, let’s look at some options for the Philadelphia Flyers with the 11th overall pick at the 2013 NHL Draft. Check out the awesome info-graphic right here. The post 2013...

The Ilya Bryzgalov Era: Why it started, why it ended, and what we learned

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) Our story begins with an overreaction. Not the overreaction that would occur on June 23, 2011, when the Philadelphia Flyers would sign goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a nine year, $51 million contract to be their new starting goaltender. No, this overreaction would occur over two months earlier on April...
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