Found July 02, 2013 on HockeyBuzz:
Buffalo interested in Briere? We've talked about, and I'm going to bring it up again because I think there's a lot of different opinions going on about it. Darcy Regier stated today that he has contacted Daniel Briere's agent. Now, that may not mean much at all, but it shows that the Sabres do have some interest in the former captain. So, they will talk to him. He's 35 years old and had...

Daniel Briere lands with the Montreal Canadiens

Veteran scorer Daniel Briere didn’t want to leave Philadelphia. But he found a happy ending after his compliance buyout from the Flyers on the last two years of his eight-year, $52 million contract.He agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with the Montreal Canadiens. That is a nice payout for a 35-year-old forward who will also draw checks from Philadelphia for not playing there...

Daniel Briere signs with Habs?

According to Jessica Rusnak and TSN 690 in Montreal, the Canadiens have signed Daniel Briere to a 2 year, $8 million contract.    NOTE: I'm not seeing this anywhere else, but they are discussing it as I type as being done. I guess we'll know tomorrow when signings become official. 

Flyers’ Nick Cousins Guest Blogging from Flyers Developmental Camp

By Dustin Leed (@D_LEED) Nick Cousins participates in a drill at Flyers Developmental Camp in Voorhees, N.J. (Photo: Shelley Szwast) The Philadelphia Flyers today announced their 31-player roster for their 2013 Development Camp, which begins on Monday, July 8 at The Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ. Top Flyers’ prospect Nick Cousins will be featured on The Hockey...

Philadelphia's decision to sign Vincent Lecavalier is met with mixed reactions

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Vincent Lecavalier to a five-year, $22.5 million contract. In other words, the Flyers have won the sweepstakes to arguably the most enticing player on the market. Flyers fans should be happy and analysts should be commending the team for landing a prized asset, right?  Not quite.  The move is a highly questionable one considering where...

Jan Levine: Vinny a Flyer, Do Rangers Look Worse 4 Keeping Richards? Kristo/Thomas Deal

The Flyers, after buying out Daniel Briere and Ilya Bryzgalov, have poured those savings into signing Vincent Lecavalier to a five-year, $23.5 deal with a reported no-moment clause. When Lecavalier was bought out by Tampa, initial speculation was that the Rangers would be one of the team's interested. That possibility went out the window when the Rangers decided to not buy out...

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...

Flyers to sign Vincent Lecavalier to 5-year deal

The Flyers were among the many teams that spent time at the NHL Draft talking to Vincent Lecavalier. Apparently, they made quite the impression. Lecavalier is choosing to sign with the Flyers when the free-agency signing period officially begins on Friday. The deal is for five years, worth $4.5 million per year. Lecavalier holds a place in Flyers' history as being a member...

Flyers’ Possible Free Agent Targets

(Photo: Getty Images) On this upcoming Friday, free agency in the National Hockey League will begin at 12 p.m. ET. This very well may be a busy day for Paul Holmgren and the Philadelphia Flyers, as they have many needs to address and have not been very active on the trade front. The Flyers have [...]

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Tuesday Quick Hits

Flyers Acquire Newbury The Flyers and New York Rangers made a minor trade yesterday. Philadelphia sent veteran AHL defenseman Danny Syvret to the New York organization in exchange for veteran forward Kris Newbury. A power forward at the AHL level, where he has been a decent scorer as well as a player who drops the gloves, the 31-year-old Newbury's lone NHL role is as 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 pick up Vincent Lecavalier

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed veteran center Vincent Lecavalier to a multi-year contract. The Tampa Bay Lightning let their 33-year-old captain go last week, and the Flyers pounced Tuesday night, signing him to a reported five-year deal worth $22.5 million. Tampa Bay cut ties with Lecavalier to clear space under a smaller salary cap. The Philadelphia Flyers took advantage...

Vincent Lecavalier Signs With Flyers

(Via Getty Images) After using a compliance buyout on Danny Briere, the Philadelphia Flyers were going to need a replacement to hold down the center spot on the second line. Many expected it to be a in house choice, with both Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn competent enough to take the reins. But Paul Holmgren had other ideas. According to numerous reports from CSN’s Tim...

Kevin Freiheit: Top 5 former Sabres who could return to Buffalo

With free agency tomorrow, I went through the list of soon-to-be free agents and highlighted all of the former Sabres. Out of those highlighted, I wanted to figure out which ones have the best chance of returning to blue and gold. I've excluded Daniel Briere from the list. Darcy Regier stated that the team will not be looking to make a big splash in free agency. "The...

Flyers Sign Vincent Lecavalier to 5 Year Deal

Every year the Philadelphia Flyers Try to make a big Splash in NHL Free Agency, The Flyers did this year when the Flyers sign veteran C Vincent Lecavalier to a 5-year/$22.5M deal. The 33-year-old Lecavalier spent 14 seasons in the NHL, all with the Tampa Bay Lightning, where he has posted 383 goals and 491 [...]

Notable Tweets Of The Morning

Unlikely Paul Ranger decides to return to the NHL before tomorrow, but he hasn't rule out returning. So many teams will be interested... — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 4, 2013   I believe the final 3 on Daniel Briere are the Devils, Predators and Habs — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 4, 2013   Lots of teams reached out on Alfredsson...
Flyers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

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

Company Info
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.