Found July 02, 2013 on The Hockey House:
After 12 NHL seasons, Ukrainian UFA Ruslan Fedotenko, 34, will continue his pro career in the KHL with his lockout team, Donbass Donetsk, signing a 3 year, $9 million deal with the club. Ruslan Fedotenko began his career in the NHL with the Philadelphia Flyers when he was signed as an undrafted free agent in 1999. Since leaving the Flyers for the first time, he [...]

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 Philadelphia...

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 [...]

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...

Goaltending Options Shrinking For The Flyers

from Frank Seravalli of hte Phiadelphia Daily News, There's a very good chance Ray Emery, who many believe is the Flyers' No. 1 choice to work in tandem with Steve Mason next season, will soon re-sign with the Cup-champion Blackhawks to avoid hitting the market. Emery's agent, J.P. Barry, met with the Blackhawks on Sunday night after the draft to discuss Emery...

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 [...]

Vinny Lecavalier Chooses Philadelphia by   Steven Ellis

Per Darren Dreger, the Philadelphia Flyers have signed Vincent Lecavalier to a five year deal worth $4.5M per. The deal becomes official on Friday. Lecavalier was a first overall selection by the Lightning in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.  He is the Tampa Bay’s all-time leader for games played with 1,037 and goals with 383. Earlier last month, the New York Post reported [...]

A Franchise with No Direction

I can’t get this song out of my head. A decade has passed since the Berserk Postal Clerks last played ‘We Suck’ in the Mantua Township VFW, but in assessing the Flyers’ offseason I can’t get a particular line of the tune out of my head- “Where is this going, what’s the use?” Paul Holmgren [...]
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