FLYERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Who Gets the Nod in Net?

The Flyers are on the verge of starting their 50th season in the National Hockey League. With that, comes the typical Philadelphia expectation that the Flyers will end up making the playoffs. That assumption brings a lot of important questions along with it, one of the most important being: who will start in goal for the Orange and Black? That question remains to be answered, but...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 hours ago

3 Keys to Success for the Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have opened pre-season play with a 2-2 record. That may not seem too impressive at first glance, but the team has looked good, and above anything else, the goaltending has been pretty impressive. Travis Konecny, Travis Sanheim, and Ivan Provorov have already proven that they will give Ron Hextall a lot to think about going into the regular season. All of that...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Flyers Third Line Looking for Fresh Start

If there is anything that a few of the past Stanley Cup winners have proven, it’s that third and fourth lines are critical to the success of a team. The Penguins found immense contributions last year from guys like Tom Kuhnhackl, Bryan Rust, and Daniel Sprong, among others. That was on top of having arguably the best second line in hockey with Phil Kessel, Nick Bonino, and Carl...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Here’s The Flyers-Penguins Stadium Series Logo

Just in case you thought the Stadium Series couldn’t get any more generic or unexciting, here’s the logo for the Flyers-Penguins Stadium Series game, brought to you by Coors Light, showing one of Pittsburgh’s 7,000 steel bridges and some words. Does anyone else feel like the outdoor games have jumped the shark, rode on its back, and then fell off into the murky abyss never...
Via Crossing Broad
2 days ago

Jordan Weal Ready for Full Season in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers acquired forward Jordan Weal last January from the Los Angeles Kings. Weal, a restricted free agent this offseason was brought back to the Flyers by general manager Ron Hextall. Once a member or the Kings front office that drafted Weal, Hextall was familiar with Weal and he enjoyed his work ethic. Flyers’ head coach Dave Hakstol also enjoys the energy and...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago

Top 5 Players to Watch in Training Camp

Training camp is right around the corner for the Philadelphia Flyers. Here is a list of players that have the opportunity to prove themselves at this year’s training camp. Going into training camp, this year, certain players either have their last chance to prove themselves or have a chance to surprise the Philadelphia Flyers coaching […] Philadelphia Flyers: Top 5 Players to...
Via Section215
3 days ago

Will Comcast-Spectacor Change the Team?

For almost half a century, fans of the Philadelphia Flyers have enjoyed the hands-on, win-now approach of the late Ed Snider. The man, lovingly referred to as Mr. Snider by players and fans alike, built an orange and black legacy from the ground up when he petitioned the NHL for expansion rights back in 1966. He […] Philadelphia Flyers: Will Comcast-Spectacor Change the Team?...
Via Section215
5 days ago

Comcast to own 100 percent of Flyers after buying shares from Snider estate

The remaining shares of the Philadelphia Flyers not owned by Comcast are being sold…to Comcast. The Flyers ownership situation appears to be settled, as recently deceased Ed Snider’s remaining 24 percent share in Comcast Spectator properties will be purchased by Comcast, according to Sam Carchidi of Philly.com. It will be the first time in the Flyers’ 50-year history that...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Comcast to purchase Snider's share of Flyers' parent company

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Comcast Corp. says it has a deal to purchase the late Ed Snider's share of the Philadelphia Flyers' parent company. Company officials said Thursday that they will purchase Snider's 24 percent stake in Comcast Spectacor, giving it 100 percent ownership of the company. Terms were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in October. The purchase is pending...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers content to wait it out with Neuvirth and Mason

The Philadelphia Flyers excelled between the pipes last season with Michal Neuvirth and Steve Mason making one of the league’s best tandems. The duo combined for the best even strength save percentage at .934 in the NHL per Hockey Analysis. Hockey Headlines Devin Setoguchi details cocaine use, alcoholism and depression The...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers celebrate 50th anniversary with garbage jerseys

A lot of teams are celebrating their heritage this year, which means lots of jerseys are being unveiled. Some have been good and some have been bad. When the Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their own creation, the consensus was that the jerseys were less than stellar. Flyers’ 50th anniversary jersey revealed https://t.co/FWPzG6G68s pic.twitter.com/hcTkPOyGKi — Sean Leahy (@Sean_Leahy...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

2016-17 Season Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers made a big push in the second half of the season to secure a playoff berth in the Eastern Conference. The Capitals smacked them around early in the series going up 3-0 before Philly put up a valiant effort, ultimately succumbing in Game 6. Their roster is fairly thin in terms of fantasy assets but those assets are almost all on the elite side of the spectrum...
Via Razzball Hockey
August 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Is Shayne Gostisbehere due for a sophomore slump?

Each year in the NHL we run into the breakout player who takes the league by storm. You’ll always have your Connor McDavids of the world, first-round picks with high expectations. Other times you’ll have your Shayne Gostisbeheres, whom you pick later in the draft and they surprise you when they make such a big impact in the league. In the case of Gostisbehere, his story is...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers’ Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere Excited for World Cup of Hockey

On Sept. 17, the 2016 World Cup of Hockey will open play in Toronto, Canada and Team North America will be front and center. Flooded with young talent, features the best players 23 and younger from Canada and the United States. Led by stars Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel, the team is expected to be loaded with offensive prowess. On the defensive side of things, Philadelphia Flyers’...
Via The Sports Journal
August 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers avoid arbitration, sign Schenn to $20.5M, 4-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers avoided arbitration with Brayden Schenn, signing the forward to a $20.5 million, four-year contract. Schenn will count $5.125 million against the salary through the 2019-20 season. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the deal. The 24-year-old had 26 goals and 33 assists for 59 points last season. Schenn has 84 goals and 109 assists...
Via Associated Press
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers Prospect Carter Hart Impresses at Development Camp

Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect and goaltender Carter Hart took his place in net last week at Flyers rookie development camp in Voorhees, New Jersey. The 48 overall pick in last months NHL Draft, Hart has high expectations coming in, but Flyers’ general manager Ron Hextall was impressed. “We wouldn’t have picked a guy in the second round if we didn’t think he had a chance...
Via The Sports Journal
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers Make Qualifying Offers to RFAs Schenn, Cousins, 3 others

Embed from Getty Images   With free agency set to begin, the Flyers have started to work on finalizing deals with some of their own players due for new contracts. Last Thursday, Radko Gudas signed a four-year extension, one of four unrestricted free-agents the team had. On Monday, the Flyers announced that qualifying offers had been extending to five of their restricted...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers select C Tanner Laczynski with 169th pick, C Anthony Salinitri with 172nd pick

Embed from Getty Images   The Flyers had two selections in the sixth round. With the 169th pick, the Flyers selected center Tanner Laczynski. With the 172nd pick, they selected center Anthony Salinitri. Laczynski played for the Chicago Steel and Lincoln Stars of the USHL, scoring a combined 31 goals and totalling 86 points in 52 games. Salinitri played for the Sarnia...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers Draft Pick Scouting Report: C German Rubtsov

Embed from Getty Images   For the second straight year, the Flyers went overseas to select their first-round pick, taking Russian center German Rubtsov with the 22nd overall pick. Rubtsov was one of the last players we profiled, and we'll take another look at him now that he is the newest Flyer. Here is a scouting report of the newest Flyer. Rubtsov is one of the strongest...
Via Flyerdelphia
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss
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