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Philadelphia Flyers extend Michael Raffl

Philadelphia Flyer forward Michael Raffl has been one of the unsung heroes of this season. The 25-year-old Austrian has been rewarded for his efforts with a new two-year deal worth $2.2 million. Raffl was a name on the bottom of the list for players likely to make the Flyers’ NHL roster during the preseason. Skip to 4:45 in the video: While playing in preseason games with Philadelphia...
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers sign forward Raffl to two-year contract

The Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday signed rookie forward Michael Raffl to a two-year, $2.2 million contract extension. Raffl, who signed a one-year, $925,000 contract May 31, 2013, could have become a restricted free agent this summer. The 25-year-old has nine goals and 21 points in 57 games. He's developed into one of the Flyers' most versatile performers and a top penalty...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Extend Contract Of Michael Raffl

via the Philadelphia Flyers, The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed forward Michael Raffl to a multi-year contract extension today, according to club general manager Paul Holmgren. Raffl, 25 (12/1/88) has nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points this season, his first with the Flyers and in the NHL. Reports are the contract is for two years with an AAV of $1.1M.
Via Kukla's Korner
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers, Raffl agree to multi-year extension

Following the Flyers fifth straight win, the Orange and Black extended one of the pleasant surprises of the season. Rookie forward Michael Raffl and the Flyers have reportedly agreed to a multi-year extension. Raffl has nine goals and 12 assists for 21 points in 57 games with the Flyers. More coming... Kevin Durso is the lead beat writer for Flyerdelphia. Follow him on twitter...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning After: Flyers win despite off night

Michael Raffl and Wayne Simmonds celebrate Raffl's third-period goal in the Flyers 4-2 win over the Dallas Stars on Thursday. Simmonds scored two goals in the win. (Photo Courtesy of After playing an even game for the first 10 minutes, the Flyers continued a run of hot starts and good goal scoring from all sources. Mark Streit and Wayne Simmonds scored to give the...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Raffl, The Sparkplug

    (picture via  The play of Michael Raffl has been a surprising revelation for most Flyers fans so far this season. Entering the year as an unproven undrafted free agent who played in the second level of Swedish pro hockey last year, not much was expected from him. The Flyers, however, saw things differently than the fan base and gave him Simon Gagne’s #12...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Predators' Carter Hutton robs Michael Raffl on open net

The puck popped out in front to Flyers forward Michael Raffl who could not have had a more wide-open net.  That is, unless Predators goalie Carter Hutton went go-go gadget glove and pilfered a goal from Raffl. It doesn’t even seem physically possible for Hutton to get to the puck.  Treat it like a flip book, only on a screen. YouTube
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers' Raffl knocked cold in Denver; considered day-to-day

Hits don't have to be dirty to turn a player's brains into a bowl of oatmeal.Philadelphia Flyers' left winger Michael Raffl doesn't remember anything about the hit that Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog laid on him Thursday night in Denver, but from the video replay and the opinion of Flyers' coach Craig Berube, he feels it was a clean hit.“The...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Net January 3,2014: Flyers fall to Avs, lose Raffl to head injury

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Happy New Year! The Flyers started off 2014 in Colorado and came up short 2-1: [ Carchidi] [ Durso] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Raffl injured Michael Raffl was checked headfirst into the glass and no penalty was called. Should...
Via Flyers Faithful
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Raffl and Gagne

Be Realistic in Expectations for Raffl Signed to a one-year contract by the Flyers in late May, Austrian winger Michael Raffl is one of the X-factors in the organization's plans for next season. The 24-year-old Raffl is coming off a strong World Championship tournament performance for Austria. Raffl played on the team's top line with Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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