Found June 22, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Talked to two sources here at the NHL Draft tonight and they both said the Flyers are very much in the mix to get into the Keith Yandle sweeps - if Phoenix moves him. Apparently, Coyotes GM Don Maloney is finding there is serious interest for his 25-year-old defenseman, who a lot of clubs like - including Detroit, which I am told is prepared to make a solid offer. The Flyers are also talki...

Coyotes notebook: Yandle on the way out?

With free agency approaching, the Coyotes were already expected to deal from their strength -- defense -- in order to pick up some much-needed scoring help up front. Trading two prospects and a draft pick to bring defensive-minded blue-liner Zbynek Michalek back to Phoenix only solidified that belief. Michalek will likely fill the salary slot of unrestricted free agent Michal Rozsival...

Tim Panaccio: What Holmgren Had to Say

Here's what Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren had to say about the JVR for Luke Schenn trade. This was on the Flyers charter plane as they prepared to take off. Keep in mind, the FLyers could have held this at CONSOL Energy Center at the NHL Draft, but waited till they got on the plane to tell the media there had been a trade: Transcript courtesy of the Flyers ... ...

Flyers Take a Centerman With the 20th Pick in the Draft, Pittsburgh Boos

With the 20th pick of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Philadelphia Flyers select.......Scott Laughton, Center, Oshawa Generals, OHL You can check out an in-depth profile of Laughton here. And here's a brief scouting report on the young Center. "Oshawa’s hardworking center, Scott Laughton’s eye-opening late-season efforts have pushed him from a second-day certainty to a...

Flyers get Luke Schenn for JVR

The Philadelphia Flyers acquired defenseman Luke Schenn from the Toronto Maple Leafs for forward James van Riemsdyk on Saturday. The 22-year-old Schenn should help replace the void created by the loss of captain Chris Pronger, who is unlikely to return because of post-concussion symptoms. Schenn has 14 goals and 61 assists for 75 points in four seasons. He's the older brother...

Coyotes bring back Michalek in trade with Pens

Shortly after the completion of the first round of the NHL draft Friday night, the Coyotes acquired defenseman Zbynek Michalek from the Penguins in exchange for defenseman Harrison Ruopp, goaltender Marc Cheverie and the 81st selection in the draft. The 29-year-old Michalek spent five seasons with the Coyotes from 2005-10 and is coming off a season in which he collected two goals...

Luke Schenn traded to Philadelphia Flyers for James Van Riemsdyk

In what seems to be the current trend in NHL trades, for the second time in two days brothers have been united in playing for the same team. While yesterday there was little surprise in Jordan Staal being traded to the Carolina Hurricanes to play with his brother Eric, few expected Luke and Brayden Schenn to both be members of the Philadelphia Flyers at the end of the second day...

Flyers make one deal, looking to make more

Once again, the goaltending position is the spotlight in Philadelphia. No longer in a starring role, but the spotlight is between the pipes regardless. The Flyers traded backup goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for three draft picks. Columbus sent the 45th pick (second round) and 117th pick (fourth round) in the 2012 draft along with a fourth-round pick in the...

Complete 2012-2013 Flyers Schedule

The NHL put out the league's schedule today, here is the 2012-2013 Philadelphia Flyers schedule, courtesy of the Flyers website: The Flyers will begin their season at home on October 11th versus the Boston Bruins. Just a week later the Flyers will face the Penguins for the first time since we eliminated them.  Is this the year?

Flyers trade G Bobrovsky to Blue Jackets

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Philadelphia Flyers have traded goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to the Columbus Blue Jackets for three draft choices. The Flyers received second- and fourth-round picks in this weekend's NHL draft as well as a fourth-round choice next year. The Blue Jackets get the promising Bobrovsky, who went 42-23-10 with a 2.73 goals-against average and .909 save percentage...

Blue Jackets acquire Sergei Bobrovsky from Flyers

Though unproven, the Columbus Blue Jackets saw fit to trade for backup Philadelphia Flyers’ goalie Sergei Bobrovsky on draft day. They gave up the 45th and 117th overall picks in this year’s draft, as well as Phoenix’s fourth round pick in next year’s selection. Bobrovsky has a career goals against average of 2.73 and career save percentage of .909.

Bill Meltzer: Draft Day 2012: Round 1

Throughout the day and evening today, I will keep a running blog on Flyers-related happenings in and around the 2012 NHL Draft. I'll leave the rumors to Ek but will update and comment if and when something substantive takes place. The Flyers are always at the center of blockbuster trade rumors at the Draft, and this year is no exception. I'm sure the Rick Nash and Bobby...

Eklund: Bobrovsky traded for 3 picks. Habs #3, MUCH MORE TO COME

Quick hit. Another blog on the heals of this one.. *The Flyers have traded Bobrovsky to Columbus for three picks, including a second rounder. Philly denies the deal done and also confirmed that it would not be part of a bigger deal (aka NASH) *There are reports out of Montreal that the Habs will take Finnish prospect Teravainen...If they do they will have their best Finnish...

Wrap From The Draft

Bob McKenzie’s twitter account is on fire and I would expect the vast majority of you do follow him but in case you missed it, here it goes… • Justin Schultz becomes UFA at midnight Sunday night. Blue-chip D prospect to meet with agent(s) in Toronto on Tuesday. Will field offers Wed • Teams interested in Rick Nash say asking price remains high and there’s no sense out...
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