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With every loss, Flyers chances improving

Whether you believed it after the Flyers heartbreaking loss in Boston - a distant memory at this point - or after a 5-2 romping by the Devils the day after or even Tuesday night's dismantling by the Canucks, the Flyers season is officially dead. Sure, mathematically they aren't eliminated from playoff contention yet. But in those final seconds in Boston, which saw the playoff...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Woodward: The Tampa Bay Lightning Weekly Report

Hello Lightning fans! As you may have noticed, I’ve been almost totally off the map for the past several weeks. After a long but unforgettable month-long journey, my family and I have finally settled here in Florida! It was a certainly a stressful move, but the payoff of writing this piece outside under beautiful seventy-five degree weather in the middle of March feels well worth...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Berkshire Bank Faceoff: Projected Lines, Pairings For Bruins-Lightning

BOSTON — The Tampa Bay Lightning are one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, but they have been hit with some adversity after losing multiple players to injury in Tuesday night’s win over the Montreal Canadiens. Tampa Bay will need some of its depth players to take on a larger role with three regulars (forwards Cedric Paquette and Ondrej Palat, and defenseman Braydon...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Cooper on Brett Connolly: ‘He’s Becoming A Bonafide NHL Player’

BOSTON — The Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning will play at TD Garden on Thursday night without their top acquisitions from the NHL trade deadline. The Lightning are without top-four defenseman Braydon Coburn, who has a lower body injury. He was acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers for a 2015 first-round pick, a 2015 third-round pick and defenseman Radko Gudas. The Bruins also don’t...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning lose Ondrej Palat, Cedric Paquette, Braydon Coburn to injury

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Thursday that forwards Ondrej Palat and Cedric Paquette and defenseman Braydon Coburn are all going to be sidelined for at least a couple of weeks due to various injuries. Palat will miss 2-3 weeks because of a lower-body injury, Coburn will be out 4-6 weeks because of a lower-body injury and Paquette will...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Lightning Preview: Tampa Bay’s Depth To Be Tested Amid Injuries

BOSTON — The Bruins will aim to extend their win streak against the Tampa Bay Lightning to 10 games when they host the Atlantic Division club Thursday night at TD Garden. Boston has won three straight games and has taken points from each of its last six matchups, but the Lightning are one of the NHL’s best teams and feature plenty of skill and speed up and down their lineup...
Via NESN.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Rangers should trade Dan Girardi this summer

There are precious few quality defensemen that become available in the National Hockey League. It’s why defensemen like James Wisniewski, Ben Lovejoy(!), Marek Zidlicky and Braydon Coburn all fetched far more than any of them should have done at the trade deadline. Most of them still have their uses for sure, but the prices that Read more → The post Why the Rangers should trade...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Haas: Three Observations After The Coburn Trade

Tampa Bay Lightning GM Steve Yzerman is all-in. While many Tampa Bay Lightning fans lamented the heavy cost of deadline acquisition defenseman Braydon Coburn, it sent a pretty clear message that GM Steve Yzerman is prepared to push his chips to the center of the table and make a run for the Stanley Cup. He may not have spent as much as the Rangers did to acquire Keith Yandle, but...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boucher: Who Is Braydon Coburn?

“While You Were Sleeping” isn’t just the name of a 1990’s romantic comedy. It’s also how the Tampa Bay Lightning made their move on trade deadline day. GM Steve Yzerman continued his tradition of working late by trading defenseman Radko Gudas, a first and third-round pick in this year’s draft to Philadelphia in exchange for veteran defenseman Braydon Coburn. At first...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers moving forward with Hextall's plan in action

  View image | gettyimages.com When Ron Hextall was introduced as the Flyers new general manager, it was clear from the beginning he had a plan. Of course, there were going to be obstacles along the way. Carry-over contracts from Paul Holmgren's tenure as GM forced Hextall to be creative in the ways he was going to make this team his own. The trade deadline featured two...
Via Flyerdelphia
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 64 Preview: Flyers begin post-deadline play against Flames

  View image | gettyimages.com It may be the day after the deadline, but the Flyers look is essentially the same. The Flyers had played the entire season without Kimmo Timonen and only Braydon Coburn was shipped off on deadline day. Now the rest of the Flyers return on Tuesday night to host the Calgary Flames as they continue their attempt to climb back into the playoffs...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Thoughts on Ron Hextall's first deadline

  View image | gettyimages.com The annual trade deadline has come and gone, bringing with it the usual flurry of activity -- draft picks here, spare parts there and, naturally, the blockbuster deals and head-scratchers peppered in between. Ron Hextall certainly didn't waste any time in his first deadline as Flyers GM, moving a longtime defensive pair in two separate deals...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning Trade Deadline Rundown

The 2015 NHL trade deadline has come and gone and the Tampa Bay Lightning were active and improved the team in preparation for a deep playoff run. Here’s what took place on Monday: Radko Gudas and Brett Connolly traded PHILADELPHIA, PA – DECEMBER 23: Braydon Coburn #5 of the Philadelphia Flyers skates during an NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild at Wells Fargo Center...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Sabres at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

While the Tampa Bay Lightning made minor moves as they compete for the Atlantic Division crown, the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres continued their rebuild at the trade deadline. It's uncertain who the visiting Sabres will start in net after Monday's deals, but new addition Braydon Coburn is expected to be available for a Tampa Bay team seeking its fourth straight win in the season series...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres-Lightning Preview

While the Tampa Bay Lightning made minor moves as they compete for the Atlantic Division crown, the NHL-worst Buffalo Sabres continued their rebuild at the trade deadline. It's uncertain who the visiting Sabres will start in net after Monday's deals, but new addition Braydon Coburn is expected to be available for a Tampa Bay team seeking its fourth straight win in the season series...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Following overnight deal, Flyers remain quiet at deadline

There were plenty of deals to go around on deadline day, and the Flyers certainly kicked off the festivities with an overnight deal sending Braydon Coburn to Tampa Bay for Radko Gudas and two draft picks. But following that deal, and their Friday night deal involving Kimmo Timonen, Ron Hextall and the Flyers remained quiet at the deadline. In all, the Flyers received four draft...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft picks flying off the shelves ahead of NHL trade deadline

Draft picks remain the currency of choice for NHL general managers ahead of Monday afternoon's trade deadline. The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas and first- and third-round picks in the 2015 draft. Coburn might be a cautionary tale for teams placing a premium on accumulating picks. He...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Hextall makes strong deal for Coburn

There was a six-hour window on Sunday where every player was safe. As the Flyers Wives Carnival took place in Wells Fargo Center, no trades would be announced as the players met with fans. But during this time, Ron Hextall was busy working the phones. The Flyers GM was not in attendance at the Carnival.  Hextall struck in the early-morning hours of deadline day, sending Braydon...
Via Flyerdelphia
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers trade D Braydon Coburn to Tampa Bay for Gudas, picks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers traded defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas and draft picks. The Flyers also will acquire first- and third-round picks in the 2015 draft. Coburn had one goal and nine points in 39 games this season for the Flyers. Coburn has 37 goals and 129 assists over his 10-year career with the Flyers...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning acquire defenseman Coburn from Flyers for Gudas, picks

TAMPA, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Lightning made two early morning trades Monday in an attempt to address their blue-line depth and gain high draft picks for the future. The Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn, a veteran formerly of the Philadelphia Flyers who made his NHL debut with the Atlanta Thrashers in the 2005-06 season, in exchange for defenseman Radko Gudas, who had...
Via Fox Sports Florida
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Trade Braydon Coburn To Tampa Bay

While you were sleeping Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall continued to make trades ahead of this afternoon’s NHL trade deadline.  At 2:59am Braydon Coburn was traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning for a 1st round draft pick, a 2015 3rd round draft pick, and defenseman Radko Gudas.  The Lightning are near the top of the standings so the first round pick will be a late round pick...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning acquire Coburn from Flyers, trade Connolly to Bruins

The Tampa Bay Lightning were busy late Sunday night and early Monday morning, acquiring defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers and trading forward Brett Connolly to the Boston Bruins. In exchange for Coburn, the Lightning sent defenseman Radko Gudas and their first- and third-round picks in the 2015 draft to the Flyers. Coburn, 30, has one goal, eight assists and...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Trade Deadline Live: Teams Across League Already Making Moves

6 a.m.: The NHL trade deadline is now muli-day event. It would have been easy for fans to think Sunday was deadline day as a flurry of deals went down, setting the stage for what could be a wild Monday. The official deadline is Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. ET, but there’s already been plenty of activity. The biggest deal Sunday  was between the ever-busy Arizona Coyotes and New...
Via NESN.com
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Flyers trade Braydon Coburn to Tampa Bay Lightning

A little bit before 2 a.m. on the east coast, the Philadelphia Flyers made a trade. According to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston, the Flyers have traded veteran defenseman Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning for defenseman Radko Gudas and a 2015 first and third round pick. In 39 games this season with the Flyers, Coburn only has one goal and eight assists for nine points. In his...
Via Total Sports Live
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Coburn traded to Lightning for Gudas, 2 draft picks

Just when you thought it was safe to go to sleep, Ron Hextall struck. The Flyers first move on deadline day came just short of 2 a.m. The Flyers traded Braydon Coburn to the Tampa Bay Lightning for Radko Gudas, a first-round pick and a third-round pick. More coming... Kevin Durso is managing editor for Flyerdelphia. Follow him on Twitter @Kevin_Durso.
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27 days ago  |  Discuss
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