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Flyers-Rangers Game 4 News and Notes

Steve Mason will be between the pipes in game 4 (photo by Amy Irvin/38 Photography) Here’s some playoff news and notes while you’re getting ready for the Flyers and Rangers to face off for game 4 at the Wells Fargo Center.   Black Aces The Flyers named their Black Aces for the 2014 playoff run. In case you’re not familiar with the term, the Black Aces are the minor league...
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April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Rimouski Oceanic's winning streak, NCAA postseason, Phantoms' huge loss

Image courtesy of TheQNews.netWhen it comes to news regarding the Philadelphia Flyers’ prospects, there are several intriguing headlines, as Samuel Morin’s QMJHL team just can’t lose and several prospects prepare for the postseason. Philadelphia’s prospect pool shrank this week, as Matt Mangene was dealt to the New York Islanders in the deal that brought Andrew MacDonald...
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Phantoms Get Bit Late In Third By Wolf Pack

The Adirondack Phantoms (1-1-0-1) performed well in their home opener in front of a sellout crowd of 5,031, only to fall to the Hartford Wolf Pack (3-0-0-1) in their final season in Glens Falls. Mark Alt and Ben Holmstrom scored for the Phantoms but it wasn’t enough as Brodie Dupont’s late third period goal was the difference in the game. It only took 1:16 into the game for the...
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October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers open season with resounding, 6-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Don Lucia looks at his University of Minnesota men's hockey team and sees a deeper lineup than the Gophers had last season. Friday's season-opener at Mariucci Arena proved Lucia right. Six different players scored for Minnesota Friday in the No. 5 Gophers' 6-0 win against Mercyhurst in the second game of the season-opening Ice Breaker Tournament. Goaltender...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers open season with resounding, 6-0 win

MINNEAPOLIS -- Don Lucia looks at his University of Minnesota men's hockey team and sees a deeper lineup than the Gophers had last season. Friday's season-opener at Mariucci Arena proved Lucia right. Six different players scored for Minnesota Friday in the No. 5 Gophers' 6-0 win against Mercyhurst in the second game of the season-opening Ice Breaker Tournament. Goaltender...
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October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Trim Roster by 28

(Photo via Ottawa National Post) One day before the Flyers head to Lake Placid, NY to continue training camp, the team announced a cut of 28 players from camp. The full list of players can be viewed here. Among them who likely will be sent to Adirondack are forwards Jason Akeson, Nick Cousins, Marcel Noebels, Petr Straka and Tye McGinn. Defensemen Mark Alt, Brandon Manning, Matt...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tim Panaccio: First Week Look Back

An interesting week for concussions as they pertain to the Flyers: 1) Mark Alt gets one in Virginia during a rookie game against the Washington Caps rooks but is fine two days later and goes through rest of camp without a hitch; 2) Chris Pronger confirms that while he may look and seem better, he is still dogged by headaches and balance issues if he does anything on the ice...
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September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Release 2013 Training Camp Roster

(By @David_Strehle) The Philadelphia Flyers have released their 2013 training camp roster, which opens Thursday, September 12. The first three days (September 12-14) will be held at the Wells Fargo Center. There will be three on-ice sessions each day — 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. — with approximately a third of the roster participating in each time slot. All three days...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ranking the Flyers’ Prospects: Defense

Last Monday I ranked the Flyers’ top 10 prospects at forward as I see it. You can click here to view my forward rankings. This week I rank the Flyers’ top 10 defensive prospects. Overall, I like what the Flyers have in their system on the blue line. Names such as Robert Haag and Samuel Morin stick out due to their high potential and where they were selected in the draft. Philadelphia...
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September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Carolina vs. The Metropolitan Division: Philadelphia Flyers

As long as Paul Holmgren is running things, the Flyers off-season will always be some sort of wild adventure and this summer was no different. He didn't do anything absurd like trade Claude Giroux or try to get Alex Pietrangelo to sign an offer-sheet, but the Flyers were still very active this off-season and were the laughing stock of Twitter for a couple of days. Things started...
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August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Willcox, Good News on Laperriere

Flyers Improving Depth of Defense Prospect Pool Over the last two NHL Drafts, the Philadelphia Flyers have selected eight defensemen. Although the jury will be out on these picks for three to five years to come, the early indications are that there is decent quality as well as quantity. During that span, the organization has also acquired Mark Alt (Carolina's 2nd round pick...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes Top 25 Under 25: 2013 Edition

With another season in the books and some new prospects in the team's system, it's now time to update the Hurricanes "Top 25 Under 25" list. Lots of other blogs have done this and I always thought it was a good way to not only measure the progress of certain prospects, but to get a reading on the young talent in the organization, as well. The Hurricanes don'...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

The State of Carolina's Prospects: Centers

With the NHL Draft being on the horizon, now would be a good time to evaluate the Hurricanes farm system and look at some areas they should consider addressing with their picks this year. When it comes to draft discussion, most people focus on the first round because that is where you are most likely to land a future star or an NHL player in general. However, the rest of the draft...
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June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Minnesota Gophers Defenseman Mark Alt To ELC by   Steven Ellis

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed University of Minnesota defenseman Mark Alt to an Entry Level Contract will report to the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL on an ATO for the remainder of the season. Acquired prior to the NHL season this year in a package that also brought Brian Boucher to Philly from Carolina, the 21-year-old [...]
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Haula signs entry-level deal with Wild

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota men's hockey team has lost yet another player early to the pros. Forward Erik Haula, who led the Gophers in scoring with 51 points, signed an entry-level contract Sunday with the Minnesota Wild. He will report to the Houston Aeros, the Wild's American Hockey League affiliate. Haula was a seventh-round pick of the Wild in the 2009...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Haula signs entry-level deal with Wild

MINNEAPOLIS The University of Minnesota men's hockey team has lost yet another player early to the pros. Forward Erik Haula, who led the Gophers in scoring with 51 points, signed an entry-level contract Sunday with the Minnesota Wild. He will report to the Houston Aeros, the Wild's American Hockey League affiliate. Haula was a seventh-round pick of the Wild in the 2009...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Erik Haula has signed with the Minnesota Wild

#Gophers forward Erik Haula has signed an entry-level contract with the Minnesota Wild. — Gopher Hockey (@GopherHockey) April 7, 2013 It's been a tough spring for the Minnesota Gophers as they have lost a ton of score from last season's team. #Gopher captain Zach Budish has signed a amateur tryout deal with the Milwaukee Admirals. gophersports.com/sports/m-hocke…...
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April 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Expected to Sign Defenseman Prospect Mark Alt

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Colin SuellentropMark AltOshawa GeneralsUniversity of Minnesota GophersThe Philadelphia Flyers have not made it official yet, but multiple news outlets have reported that they have signed defenseman Mark Alt to an entry level contract. Diana C. Nearhos of the Post Star also reported, via twitter, “Last night, I was told the Flyers...
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April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: West Regional Preview

Kyle Rau (WCHA.com), Rocco Grimaldi (UNDSports.com), Kenny Agostino (Yale Daily Sports), Casen Chubak (Buffalo News) By Andrew Weiss (@WeissFC) While the West Regional features four teams who received at large bids to this year’s tournament, there is no shortage of high end talent. Traditional hockey powers Minnesota and North Dakota combine for 29 NHL Draft picks and have the...
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March 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers getting ready to head outdoors

MINNEAPOLIS It's a game that will induce flashbacks to the days of playing pond hockey on one of Minnesota's 10,000 lakes. When the Minnesota men's hockey team skates at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, the Gophers will be reminded of winter nights when they'd skate on backyard rinks or nearby ponds until it was too dark to see the puck. Fortunately, Soldier...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Gophers getting ready to head outdoors

MINNEAPOLIS It's a game that will induce flashbacks to the days of playing pond hockey on one of Minnesota's 10,000 lakes. When the Minnesota men's hockey team skates at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, the Gophers will be reminded of winter nights when they'd skate on backyard rinks or nearby ponds until it was too dark to see the puck. Fortunately, Soldier...
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February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Day Minnesota: Gophers and North Dakota battle to a 4-4 tie in a thriller at Mariucci

The showdown between the North Dakota Fighting Sioux and the Minnesota Golden Gophers are always epic showdowns.  There is always plenty of facewashing after whistles, lots of colorful language and vicious body checks aplenty in every series the two clubs have had with one another.  This game is for regional bragging rights and involve two of the most successful college programs...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes begin training camp with trades, signing

The Carolina Hurricanes opened training camp Sunday by making two trades and signing their new backup goalie. Carolina acquired forward Kevin Westgarth from Los Angeles for forward Anthony Stewart and two draft picks. That came after the Hurricanes sent goalie Brian Boucher and minor league defenseman Mark Alt to Philadelphia for minor league center Luke Pither. They also signed...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Hurricanes deal Westgarth to Kings for Stewart

The Carolina Hurricanes acquired forward Kevin Westgarth from the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday in a trade for forward Anthony Stewart and two draft picks. The Hurricanes gave the Kings a fourth-round pick in 2013 and a sixth-round pick in 2014 as part of the deal. Westgarth, 28, had a goal, an assist and 39 penalty minutes in 25 games for the Kings last season. In 90 career games...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss

'Canes trade Boucher to Flyers

The Carolina Hurricanes are making some moves the day after the official end of the NHL lockout. The Hurricanes on Sunday traded goaltender Brian Boucher and defenseman Mark Alt to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for center Luke Pither (PIH-tuhr). The 36-year-old Boucher has spent most of his 14-year NHL career as a backup. He started eight games last season, losing all but...
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January 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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