Found November 10, 2013 on Fightin For Philly:
In a report by’s Mark Spector, he expressed that the Flyers and Oilers were quite interested in working out a deal that would send Flyers forward Wayne Simmonds and defenseman Luke Schenn to Edmonton. Spector’s report makes sense — the Oilers need size on their team, which both Simmonds and Schenn provide. The Oilers have a wealth of young, talented forwards they could use as trade pieces. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren is looking to make a move, and this could be the one. Jordan Eberle is on the team’s radar, but Holmgren would obviously take anyone he feels would help the team win. Holmgren is desperately looking to improve the Flyers’ roster as if his job depends on it… because it does. I just hope he doesn’t get too anxious and pull the trigger too early.

Claude Giroux Involved in Car Accident

Philadelphia Flyers star center Claude Giroux’s car was hit while it was parked. However, according to multiple reports, Giroux was luckily not in the car when the accident occurred on Friday night. The captain is fine, but carries a career-long 21-game goalless drought into tonight’s game with the Edmonton Oilers.

Giroux: “We’re Gonna Come Back and Make the Playoffs”

Following the Flyers’ 4-2 win over the Oilers, Claude Giroux made sure everyone knew the Flyers weren’t messing around anymore. “We know its not a good start to the season, but we’re  going to comeback and we’re going to make the playoffs,” the Philadelphia captain told reporters after the victory. The Flyers are now 5-10-1 on the season, but there’s still plenty of...

Luke Schenn Back in Flyers’ Lineup Today

Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn will return to the lineup today as Philadelphia faces off against the Edmonton Oilers. The 24-year old blueliner has been a healthy scratch for the Flyers’ last 3 contests after a poor showing in the team’s first 12 games. Schenn led all NHL defensemen last year with 187 hits — good for 3rd most in the NHL by any player at any position. He also...

Flyers will continue to shuffle lines

With the same players on the lineup card every night, the Flyers are running out of solutions to the same problems. Too many turnovers. Too few shots. A lot of forced passes. Not enough skating. What’s a coach to do when the same pieces of his puzzle never seem to fit? “I’m trying to find some life and some spark offensively,” Craig Berube said after a practice with new...

Oilers sign Ilya Bryzgalov to 1-year deal

You know you have a goaltending problem when….. The Edmonton Oilers did it. They became ‘that team’ to give ostracized goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov another chance in the NHL despite his horrificly expensive debacle with the Philadelphia Flyers. Making the decision…Read more →The post Edmonton Oilers sign goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov to a 1-year contract appeared first on The Hockey Daily.

Report: Flyers, Oilers in Talks over Jordan Eberle

Flyers insider Tim Panaccio has reported that Philadelphia is discussing acquiring 23-year old right winger Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers. Eberle was drafted 22nd overall back in 2008, and has established himself as one of the premier playmakers in the league at a young age. In 2011-12, Eberle scored 34 goals and posted 76 points in 78 games. In the lockout-shortened 2012...

Flyers’ Offense Comes to Life Against Edmonton, Leads Team to 4-2 Over Oilers

Saturday afternoon’s matchup pitted the NHL’s worst offensive team against its worst defensive team, which… didn’t sound promising for either side. However, the Flyers, who were held scoreless in their last game (Thursday at New Jersey), opened up the scoring first, with a nice redirection from Rosehill at 11:56. Then, at 17:16, Hartnell’s second goal of the season gave...

Wearing the “C” and its fabricated importance

With Claude Giroux mired in his 21 game goalless drought prior to snapping it against Edmonton on Saturday, and the Flyers in the cellar of the Metropolitan division, many people began to question Claude Giroux as captain. I’m here to tell you…just stop. Please. Fans and media alike have glamorized the Captain in hockey. As if wearing a “C” on the jersey grants its wearer...

Game 16 Preview: Edmonton Oilers @ Philadelphia Flyers

Edmonton Oilers (4-11-2) @ Philadelphia Flyers (4-10-1), 1:00pm, NHL Network/CSN-Philly Well, a meeting between the second-worst and third-worst teams in the NHL took an interesting turn on Friday. After a day filled with several trade rumors between the two clubs, the Edmonton Oilers signed a recently released Philadelphia Flyer that was at least entertaining, if not productive...

Giroux scored his first goal of the season in the Flyers 4-2 win over Oilers

He came into the Oilers’ zone from the left side and made a double move, first to freeze defenseman Andrew Ference, then goalie Devan Dubnyk. That’s when Claude Giroux’s shot finally snapped a 21-game goal drought, lifting the weight of Wells Fargo Center off the captain’s shoulders. “To see all the boys on the bench happy, too that was really fun,” Giroux said after...

Oilers, goalie Bryzgalov agree to one-year deal

The Edmonton Oilers have reached a verbal agreement with former Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov on a one-year deal, the team announced Friday night. The Oilers agreement with Bryzgalov comes on the heels of a trade with the Flames, in which defenceman Ladislav Smid and goaltending prospect Olivier Roy were sent to Calgary in exchange for centre Roman Horak and goaltending...

Reactions to reactions

There’s a lot of rumors and opinions going around regarding the Flyers right now and, well, to cut to the chase, I’m going to throw my hat into the ring too. The idea that Giroux would in any way benefit from being stripped of the C for reasons similar to Lecavalier’s youthful inexperience is of course ludicrous. -Ryan Lambert Sure, Claude Giroux (24) is not as young as Vinny...

Giroux Connects as Flyers Strike Oilers

[Photo Courtesy of Getty Images] Philadelphia Flyers vs Edmonton Oilers Wells Fargo Center, Game 16, Home Game 10 FINAL SCORE: Flyers 4 | Oilers 2 SHOTS: Flyers 34 | Oilers 26 The Orange Update Standout Stars 1) Mark Streit (+3, 21:16 TOI) 2) Claude Giroux (GWG) 3) Braydon Coburn (+1, 22:26 TOI) The starting lineup for [...]
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