Flyers blue-line logjam adds decisions to offseason

  Before Dave Hakstol can start coaching the team, he needs to know what players he has to work with on the roster.    Ron Hextall continues to add to the many decisions the Flyers will have to make this offseason.    Last week, Hextall tapped into the KHL for two free agents - defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev and forward Aaron Palushaj. Both were primarily depth signing...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hextall ushers in new Flyers era with Hakstol

  View image | The man behind the bench for the 2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers will be Dave Hakstol. That was the big news on Monday around the NHL, as the Flyers worked quickly to fill the coaching vacancy. Ron Hextall's top target now joins the Flyers after 11 seasons at the University of North Dakota and seven Frozen Four appearances.  After weeks of speculation...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Prospect Profile: Ivan Provorov

  View image | Our series on potential Flyers first-round picks continues as we take a look at another potential prospect. Already, we've covered two forwards with a lot of potential in Mikko Rantanen and Lawson Crouse. The Flyers have said they are interested in forwards, but could also take the best player available. So what if the best player available...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Flyers ink 2 ELCs

  View image | The Flyers signed two players to entry-level contracts this week -- Danick Martel of the QMJHL's Blainville-Boisbriand Armada, and Cornell University's Cole Bardeau. Martel's 48 goals are tied for second in the 'Q,' while his 102 points are good for second in the league as well. Stunningly enough, he's posted those numbers in 64 games this season...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

This week's Future Flyers Report details some confusion involving a key defensive prospect, as well as news of an entry-level deal and continuation of a homestand in Reading. Check out how the Flyers' farm fared after the jump. Juniors: The Flyers signed 21-year-old Tyrell Goulbourne to a three-year entry-level deal on Tuesday. Goulbourne, a third-round choice in 2013, has...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Confusion in a potential Gostisbehere shutdown

View image | This week's Future Flyers Report details some confusion involving a key defensive prospect, as well as news of an entry-level deal and continuation of a homestand in Reading. Check out how the Flyers' farm fared after the jump. Juniors: The Flyers signed 21-year-old Tyrell Goulbourne to a three-year entry-level deal on Tuesday. Goulbourne...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Amid struggles and injuries, Flyers remaining patient

Photo courtesy of Amy Irvin/38Photography The blue line remains a battered place for the Flyers.  Braydon Coburn has missed time twice with injury, including now after suffering a lower-body injury against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Jan. 12. Nick Grossmann went down with an upper-body injury against the Capitals on Jan. 8. Most recently, on Monday afternoon, the Flyers lost...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Gostisbehere on the Mend & World Juniors Updates

  The guys who scored the Teddy Bear goal presented them to Valley Youth House! G @bhextall & A's @KGoums27, Delisle. — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) December 9, 2014 With the Lehigh Valley Phantoms and Reading Royals in the midst of an off-week, we take a look at an injury update and other news about Flyers prospects. After surgery...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Durso: Forget about top picks for Flyers

  The Flyers tailspin continues following a 1-2-2 road trip. They are fading further and further out of the playoff picture. It is not too early to talk about a fading chance at the playoffs. It is way too early to talk about the draft and the potential of a high pick. Yes, the Flyers are a struggling team that may not piece it together this season. They could certainly miss...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Injuries and Incompetence

  #456356506 /   AHL: Prior to Saturday’s game the Flyers organization suffered yet another setback. After leaving the game in the 3rd period after crashing into the boards, it was announced on Saturday that Shayne Gostisbehere would be out indefinitely with a torn ACL.  Gostisbehere had a cup of coffee with the big club, playing just two games and...
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November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Injury Update: Shayne Gostisbehere is out indefinitely with torn ACL

The debut season for Shayne Gostisbehere will be cut short as he is out indefinitely with a torn ACL. He played in two games for the Flyers before suffering this injury.  INJURY UPDATE: Shayne Gostisbehere has a torn ACL and will have surgery on 11/13. He will be out indefinitely. →— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) November 8, 2014Cam Tucker from ProHockey...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-11/10/14:Flyers defense banged up again; Schenn out for 2 weeks, Gostisbehere tears ACL

  Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. Flyers defensive depth being tested Luke Schenn is the latest starter to go down and Shayne Gostisbehere tore his ACL over the weekend: [ Carchidi] [Broad Street Hockey-Kurt R.] [ Riday] Wisdom of Bill The Flyers are off for 5 days, so Bill has some...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere out indefinitely with torn ACL

Shayne Gostisbehere had five assists in five games at Lehigh Valley before suffering an injury on Friday night. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) Bad news on the injury front from the Flyers minor league system. You may have read earlier today in our Future Flyers report that top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere suffered an injury in Friday night's game and did not return, but did...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Recapping the Phantoms' and Royals' Busy Weeks

Phantoms 4-game road trip continues tonight vs. Manchester Monarchs! Catch all the action on Fox 1470 AM! — LehighValleyPhantoms (@LVPhantoms) November 7, 2014 AHL: The Lehigh Valley Phantoms fell to the Worcester Sharks on Wednesday night in a back and forth battle by a score of 4 to 3. The Phantoms started the scoring early with a goal from Taylor...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Manning outmanned, Phantoms fall, Reading surrenders

  Photo Credit: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Facebook Another weekend is in the books. It's time to take a trip around the minors in our Future Flyers Report. NHL:  Shayne Gostisbehere was sent down by the Flyers on Saturday to make room for the return of Vincent Lecavalier. Gostisbehere had a solid stay with the big club, not making any spectacular plays or any glaring mistakes...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Mailbag: Stay or go for Gostisbehere?

Shayne Gostisbehere skates during the Flyers 3-2 overtime win against the Kings on Tuesday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) Good morning, Flyers fans! Thursday is Flyers Faithful Fan Thursday here at Flyerdelphia. This week, and every week, I will be taking questions for a mailbag. This is your chance to ask questions and have them answered. Let's take a look at what we have...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Durso: Signs of success as October closes for Flyers

The Flyers past week has featured wins over the Penguins, Red Wings and Kings. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) It was pretty hard to find a positive note on the Flyers last week after a 4-0 loss in Chicago. A listless team took the ice that night. In the last three games, the Flyers have showed the signs of success while facing the most adversity. They are missing arguably...
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October 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes: Gostisbehere looks good in debut; Kings come to town Tuesday

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage. The Future is Now How long will Shayne Gostisbehere be up with the big club? [ Frank Seravalli] [The Hockey Writers- Andy Dudones] [ Tim Panaccio] Wisdom of Bill Practice notes and more from Bill Meltzer: [ Meltzer] Looking ahead The brutal...
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October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning After: 'Two points is two points'

Ray Emery made 35 saves in the Flyers 4-2 win over the Red Wings on Saturday night. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) Craig Berube said it best following the game. The Flyers third win of the season, and first on home ice, was not pretty. There weren't many positives. But the Flyers still managed to steal a game, defeating the Red Wings, 4-2, on Saturday night. "We didn...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Game 8 Preview: Flyers bid for 1st home win of season against Red Wings

  Jake Voracek and the Flyers go for their first home win of the season against the Red Wings on Saturday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)   The Flyers first win of the season in Dallas a week ago should have given them momentum heading into Chicago. It didn't. But the Flyers did rally the next day for a win in Pittsburgh.   So following their second win of the...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Ghost comes to Philly, Phantoms rally for win

As the Lehigh Valley Phantoms rallied for their most recent win, one player was not present. Top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere was a healthy scratch for the game.  Of course, it was learned later that Gostisbehere would be en route to Philadelphia for Saturday's Flyers game against the Red Wings to make his NHL debut after just five career AHL games. Even without Gostisbehere...
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October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers call up Gostisbehere, will debut Saturday against Detroit

Top prospect Shayne Gostisbehere will be called up and make his NHL debut on Saturday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) If you follow the Flyers, you knew this moment was coming. The signs were there last season and furthermore in the preseason.  Top Flyers defensive prospect Shayne Gostisbehere will be called up in light of the injuries to Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers recall Shayne Gostisbehere from Lehigh Valley

The Philadelphia Flyers announced in a press release on Friday that they have recalled defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere from AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Gostisbehere will make his NHL debut on Saturday in the Flyers matchup against the Detroit Red Wings at the Wells Fargo Center. Gostisbehere, who was part of a report on the Flyers prospects getting off to a hot start...
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October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers’ top prospects off to fast start in AHL

The Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are off to a fast start for their AHL affiliate the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Nick Cousins, Shayne Gostisbehere, Robert Hagg, and Scott Laughton have combined for 12 points through three games this season for the Phantoms. The top two offensive threats on the Phantoms this season are Nick Cousins and Scott Laughton. Cousins, a third round pick...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Third period collapse leads to shootout loss for Flyers

For 40 minutes, it looked like the Flyers were going to claim their first win of the season after falling to the Bruins and Devils in back-to-back games on Wednesday and Thursday. However, the Montreal Canadiens had other ideas on Saturday night. The Canadiens down 3-0 coming out into the third period were able to rally from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Flyers 4-3 in a shootout...
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October 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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