Flyers take on 'Canes, aiming for 1st home win

PHILADELPHIA -- After a season-opening 1-1-1 road trip and Thursday night's 3-2 loss to the Anaheim Ducks, the Philadelphia Flyers will try again for their first win on home ice Saturday night when they take on the Carolina Hurricanes, who are coming off their first win of the season. The Flyers (1-2-1) will be without veteran right winger Dale Weise, who on Friday was suspended...
Via FOX Sports
17 hours ago

Flyers forward Dale Weise suspended for 3 games

NEW YORK (AP) Philadelphia Flyers forward Dale Weise was suspended for three games without pay by the NHL on Friday for an illegal check to Anaheim defenseman Korbinian Holzer's head. The hit came in the second period of the Flyers' 3-2 home loss Thursday night. Weise wasn't called for a penalty. The suspension will cost Weise $39,167.
Via Associated Press
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Holy Sh*t, Ilya Bryzgalov Was at the Flyers Game Last Night

Ilya Bryzgalov, former Flyer, former Duck, space cadet, was at the Flyers game last night, in the stands, in solid but relatively mediocre seats. When you're at the @NHLFlyers game and your seats are better than Bryzgalov's — denielle merlino (@DenielleMer) October 21, 2016 @FlyGoalScoredBy A celestial being……
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1 day ago

Here’s Another Flyers Tribute Video

50 years of Flyers fight. — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) October 21, 2016 I’m pretty sure this is yet another video the Flyers played before the game last night, but this one wasn’t shown on CSN, which opted for either Pregame Live or Jim Jackson walking around in an orange jacket. Either way, this is pretty good. Side note: Is there anyone...
Via Crossing Broad
1 day ago

Ducks snap winless start with 3-2 win over Flyers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ryan Garbutt's goal broke a tie in the third period and sent the Anaheim Ducks to their first win of the season, 3-2 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The Ducks opened 0-3-1 and had failed to score more than two goals in any of those games. Chris Wagner and Corey Perry also scored to help the Ducks spoil Philadelphia's home opener. Korbinian Holzer...
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Here’s The Flyers’ Excellent Pre-Game Ceremony

Here’s the ceremony the Flyers held before the game. Two videos after the jump.
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1 day ago

50 years of Flyers history archived inside arena

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Ed Snider created a Philadelphia Flyers franchise stocked with so many great moments, all it takes is a simple crane of the neck toward the banners hanging from the rafters to rekindle 50 years of memories. Banners celebrate division titles (remember the Patrick Division?), conference championships and numbers of retired greats. Bernie Parent. Mark Howe. Bobby...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Gagner scores a goal so dirty you’ll need to take a shower afterwards

Yes, it is the preseason. That doesn’t mean that some highlights are already in mid-season form. When you are a human highlight reel like Sam Gagner, the preseason is never an excuse. The man just scores beautiful shootout goals. Last night against the Bruins, he gave us all a goal so nice, you have to view it twice. Pfft. He made it look easy, too! If Gagner’s first two games...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers’ Rookie Ivan Provorov Has A Rookie Day

The Philadelphia Flyers have been excited to put prized prospect Ivan Provorov on the ice, but he had a rough night against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Philadelphia Flyers were going into Tuesday night against a powerhouse Chicago Blackhawk team, and the difference in talent was shown in the first few periods. The Flyers are expected […] Philadelphia Flyers’ Rookie Ivan Provorov...
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3 days ago

Salary Cap Trouble Looming in Philadelphia?

It’s a concept that no NHL team wants to deal with, but that every team is forced to deal with, the salary cap. If there’s one city where that rings true more than any other, it’s Philadelphia. (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) The Flyers are notorious for spending as much money as they can, even if it means pushing the full limits of the salary cap. In fact, in the 12 years...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Flyers Prospect Injured Following Controversial Hit

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League is making news for all the wrong reasons following a highly controversial hit in a game over the weekend. One of the league’s better players, Philadelphia Flyers’ forward prospect Pascal Laberge, was injured following a violent body check delivered by undrafted 20-year-old defenseman Zachary Malatesta of the Moncton Wildcats just inside...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Watch: Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere takes a skate blade to the face

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere is pretty lucky to have escaped a serious injury after a skate blade caught him on the face during his team’s matchup against the LA Kings. Gostisbehere, who was one of the most exciting rookies last season, was skating in his defensive zone when Kyle Clifford fell to the ice. Clifford’s skate swung up and caught Gostisbehere...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Future Begins Now for Hextall, Flyers

The main storyline throughout Philadelphia Flyers training camp is whether or not 2015 first round picks Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny would make the opening night roster. Well, after a long and impressive preseason/training camp, Ron Hextall has confirmed that both of his blue-chip prospects will be with the team when they open their season Friday night against the Los Angeles...
Via The Hockey Writers
7 days ago

Video: Jakub Voracek skates through the Rangers to win it in OT

Hockey is most certainly a team game, but sometimes a great individual effort can completely overtake an opponent and decide the result. Such was the case when Jakub Voracek skated around all three Rangers on the ice in OT and sent Flyers fans home happy. That’s an incredible individual effort. It may just be the preseason, but Rangers fans aren’t going to be happy with how...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ilya Bryzgalov returns to Twitter to poke fun at Flyers defense

Ilya Bryzgalov hadn’t posted on Twitter since May, but his tweet on Monday afternoon made up for the prolonged absence. Bryzgalov tweeted out an autographed picture of three Penguins players (Sidney Crosby included) against him with no defense to be found when he played for the Philadelphia Flyers. The post isn’t mean-spirited, but Bryzgalov is taking a fun shot at a Flyers defense...
Via Puck Drunk Love
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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 It will be the first time in the Flyers’ 50-year history that...
Via The Comeback
29 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 — Sean Leahy (@Sean_Leahy...
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August 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Flyers Prospect Travis Konecny Recalls His First Season of Junior Hockey

Philadelphia Flyers prospect Konecny was back in his traditional red and white jersey this week preparing for the  World Junior Hockey Championship. Following a year in which team Canada struggled to get past Finland in the quarterfinals, Konecny was traded from his junior team in Ottawa to a team in Sarnia. “That was a stressful time last year,” Konecny recalled Monday while...
Via The Sports Journal
August 22, 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 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

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