Found July 10, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
(Via   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 Lecavalier, defenseman Mark Streit, and goalie Ray Emery. The team could not be happier with their additions.  ”I think with the three guys that are sitting here at this table, I’m as excited as I’ve been in many, many years, that we kept our nucleus intact- we kept all of our young players, we kept all our draft picks” Snider said, “I’m really, really excited about this season coming up, and I expect big things, quite frankly.” As he should. Philadelphia arguably signed the best defenseman, goalie, and forward available on the free agent market. Streit signed a four year, $21 million contract in June with the tea

Oliver Lauridsen Re-signs With Flyers For Two Years

(Via 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 Development Camp: “It’s About Becoming a Pro”

(Via the Philadelphia Flyers). As the clock struck 2:30, Ian Laperriere gathered together the group of prospects assembled at the SkateZone for the last time. He spoke to them briefly before dismissing them, thus officially ending the the Philadelphia Flyers 2013 Development Camp. While Laperriere and the other coaches spent four hard days improving the player’s skills and nitpicking...

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...

Flyers’ Nick Cousins Guest Blog: Day Three

(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 two blog here. Day 3-...

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...

Flyers Re-Sign D Erik Gustafsson

(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 [...]

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...

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 [...]

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...

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...

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...

How New York’s division rivals have fared this offseason

Will Ray Emery be the solution to Philadelphia’s goaltending woes? Pittsburgh Penguins Faced with precious little cap space and a host of key players to re-sign, the Penguins did a marvelous job of keeping a successful core intact.  Pittsburgh opened the offseason by inking Evgeni Malkin to a long-term deal and also managed to retain key UFAs Pascal Dupuis and Chris Kunitz below...

Chicago Blackhawks offseason roster juggles aren’t done yet.

  With the subtractions of Dave Bolland, Viktor Stalberg, Ray Emery, Jamal Mayers and Michael Frolik due to trade or free agency the 2013-2014 Chicago Blackhawks lines may look something like the following.   Bickell/Toews/Kane Sharp/Handzus/Hossa Saad/Shaw/Pirri Carcillo/Kruger/Bollig Outside looking in: Smith, Hayes, Morin, Leblanc and Beach As we know, Quenneville’s lines...
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