UPDATE: Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren released the following statement on Monday evening. “We continue to have talks with Mark’s agent. Although there is nothing to report, we remain confident that we will get something done.”
Darren Dreger of TSN has reported that the Philadelphia Flyers and unrestricted free agent defenseman Mark Streit have [...]
In the NHL, there are two types of free agents.
Those who are gonna get paid and those who are GONNA GET PAID (I’m looking at you, Bryan Bickell!).
I kid, I kid… although the 2013 NHL lockout is going to look even more ridiculous this offseason once the next round of bloated contracts are signed (I’m, [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers announced this afternoon that they have acquired the rights to defenseman Mark Streit from the New York Islanders.
Streit, 36, will be an unrestricted free agent if he and the Flyers can not come to an agreement before July 5. In exchange for their former captain, the Islanders received a fourth round pick [...]
Bob McKenzie of TSN wrote on twitter yesterday, “It’s not carved in stone, but in spite of what has been said in past, I expect PHI is likely to use compliance buyout on Ilya Bryzgalov… Also, PHI is in market for D and may be willing to move one of their young centres – B [...]
The already sparse free agent market set to open on July 5 has just lost another defenseman.
Sergei Gonchar, who was supposedly on the Philadelphia Flyers’ radar as a stopgap support on the blueline, has been signed to a two-year, $10 million contract by the Dallas Stars after they traded a 6th round draft pick to [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers announced earlier today that former Flyer goaltender Antero Niittymaki has joined the organization as a European scout.
Niittymaki, 32, was drafted 168th overall by the Flyers in 1998. He began his North American career with the Philadelphia Phantoms, helping them win the Calder Cup in 2005. He made his NHL debut on February [...]
It’s rare in medicine that a miracle cure or treatment will appear overnight for any given medical condition.
In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) monitors all drugs and medical procedures administered by licensed professionals in the health industry. Per the FDA web site,
“Most drugs that undergo preclinical (animal) testing never even make [...]
I was asked not long ago who the Philadelphia Flyers had in their farm system that could step up in a season or two on defense.
The best suggestions that I could offer were Erik Gustafsson, who has already played in 67 NHL games over the last three seasons, and Oliver Lauridsen.
“Not what I wanted to [...]
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Matt Read and Luke Schenn were four of the marquis players from the Philadelphia Flyers that participated in the 2013 IIHF World Championship.
As members of Team Canada, none of them returned home with any hardware.
It was defenseman Erik Gustafsson and Team Sweden who won the gold medal today, beating Team Switzerland [...]
“When you’re winning here, there’s no better place to play. But when you’re not playing well here it’s definitely tough.”
Carey Price knows all too well how difficult it is to be the starting goaltender in a big NHL market. Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in 2005, he admitted in a recent interview on NHL.com that he’s [...]