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The Philadelphia Flyers aren't expecting captain Chris Pronger to return in the near future. Concussion symptoms have sidelined Pronger since November 2011. And though he reported for the first day of training camp on Sunday, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren said Pronger was scheduled to see his doctor. When does Holmgren expect Pronger to be able to play again? "Down the road? I guess you could say slight chance," Holmgren said in an NHL.com report. "But I'd probably classify it as highly unlikely. Nothing's changed."
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NHL camps opened Sunday with the lockout-shortened regular season scheduled to start next Saturday, Jan. 19. During the extended off-season, Philadelphia Flyers’ left wing Scott Hartnell kept busy by growing a lockout beard, appearing in ‘This Is 40,’ and reportedly hanging out with NBC Philadelphia meteorologist — and total smokeshow — Sheena Parveen.
Philadelphia Flyers fans supported their favorite team in the best way they could. They showed up.
About 2,000 fans on Sunday packed the Flyers' New Jersey training facility for the first day of training camp. Dressed in team gear, most of the fans arrived a couple of hours before the start of the morning practice. Cars were eventually turned away from the parking lot and fans...
The Philadelphia Flyers signed free-agent defenseman Kurtis Forster to a one-year deal on Sunday and also traded minor-leaguer Luke Pither for Carolina backup goalie Brian Boucher. The Flyers also obtained prospect Mark Alt in the dea. Boucher will return to the Flyers after two previous stops with the team, the last from 2009 to 2011. The 36-year-old posted a 1-6-1 record with...
NHLTags: Kurtis FosterRob Parent of the Delaware County Times reported on Thursday that the Philadelphia Flyers were interested in signing free agent defenseman Kurtis Foster.
The Flyers have made the signing official this morning, now that the “memorandum of understanding” between the NHL and NHLPA has been finalized.
After 119 days of no NHL hockey, the final step of ending the lockout has been completed and hockey is officially back!
Following the announcement that the Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by both the NHL and NHLPA, the Philadelphia Flyers released their official schedule for the shortened 2012-13 season.
As expected, several games will be played each week at a very...
Philadelphia, PA – This week the Philadelphia Flyers will host a free, open-to-the-public practice at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday, January 17 at 6 p.m. as part of a week-long series of events geared towards Flyer-ing up hockey fans in the area. “We have the greatest fans in the world. This is our way of saying,…
The Philadelphia Flyers come into the season with some question marks, as do all teams, but one of the things I’d like them to improve upon is the scoring production from the defense. Last season the Flyers scored 264 goals […]
By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
After a 113-day lockout, it took Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren less than twelve hours to make his first transaction of the 2013 NHL season.
But the ever-aggressive Holmgren did not make a glamour free agent signing or pull the trigger on a season-altering trade. Instead, Holmgren’s first move was to sign 31-year old journeyman...
The Philadelphia Flyers have officially released their schedule for the 2013 season. They begin their season against the Pittsburgh Penguins next Saturday and finish up in Ottawa on April 27 for a total of 48 games.
Their schedule is below.
Sat., Jan. 19 — Pittsburgh, 3 p.m.
Sun., Jan. 20 — @ Buffalo, 12:30 p.m.
Tue., Jan. 22 — @ New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
Thu., Jan. 24 — N.Y...
On the second day of training camp, some coaching news came out of Voorhees SkateZone, and it wasn't about the Eagles. The Flyers have named the assistant general manager John Paddock, the new assistant coach.
The Flyers will hold a free practice, open to the public at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday at 6:00pm.
More information here
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The Flyers have moved John Paddock from asst. GM to assistant coach.
He will work out of the press as the club's defensive eye in the sky.
Paddock has been on the ice two days in camp, working with players instead of being in the press box. That was the clue something was going on.
Here's more on CSNPhilly.com:
The moment we have all been waiting for is here! The 2012-2013 Philadelphia Flyers schedule has been released, with the Orange and Black opening their season against fierce rival the Pittsburgh Penguins at home at the Wells Fargo Center on […]