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June 23rd Strikes Again – Flyers Trade Hartnell for Umberger

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“It’s deja vu all over again.”
June 23, 2011- The Philadelphia Flyers trade Mike Richards and Jeff Carter.
June 23, 2012- The Philadelphia Flyers trade James van Riemsdyk.
June 23, 2014- The Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they have traded veteran forward Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets for centerman R.J. Umberger and a fourth round pick […]

Left and Leaving: Lecavalier Likely Out the Door

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It has been reported through multiple outlets that Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall has had discussions with forward Vinny Lecavalier’s agent, Kent Hughes, about the future of his client in the City of Brotherly Love. The conclusion that everyone seems to keep circling around to is a trade.
Per Darren Dreger of TSN:

“So the word […]

Flyers Can’t Afford to Let Timonen Retire, Sign Him to One Year Extension [Updated]

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It doesn’t seem all that long ago that the impending expiration of defenseman Kimmo Timonen’s six year, $38-million contract rattled the nerves of Philadelphia Flyers fans everywhere.
Timonen sounded unsure of whether he would return to the NHL when the lockout cancelled the first half of the NHL season in the fall of 2012. The uncertain […]

Flyers Sign French Forward Bellemare

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A little over two weeks ago, I brought up here that the Philadelphia Flyers had remained relatively quiet when it came to signing undrafted free agents.
This was not necessarily a “problem” inasmuch as an observation on how the Flyers’ moves to date during this offseason have differed from recent offseasons.
The European free agent that had garnered […]

Flyers News and Notes – March 29th, 2014

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Hockey players are considered among the “toughest” athletes when it comes to playing through pain. Forward Derek Stepan of the New York Rangers finished a game in the Eastern Conference Finals with a broken jaw and missed just one game on their way to the Stanley Cup Finals.
Gregory Campbell of the Boston Bruins was immortalized […]

Flyers Surprisingly Quiet on Undrafted Free Agent Front

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One of the rumors circulating prior to the official promotion of Ron Hextall to Philadelphia Flyers general manager was that Paul Holmgren would be stepping back into the scouting world.
Holmgren had been “hit and miss” when it came to the contracts he drafted during his tenure, but he was generally considered a good (if not […]

Lauridsen Likely to Make Flyers With Gustafsson Gone

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The premature departure of Erik Gustafsson from the Philadelphia Flyers organization for the KHL last week has not generated many ripples in the Philadelphia sports world, unsurprisingly. Although many fans had hopes he would develop into a regular blueliner in time, his talent ceiling was likely no higher than a third pairing defenseman.
The fallout of […]

Real Test for Hextall Will Be 2015 Offseason

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Newly appointed general manager Ron Hextall said all the right things during his introductory press conference a little over a week ago in front of the Philadelphia media.
He had the following to say when asked about his philosophy as opposed to former general manager Paul Holmgren’s:
“I don’t think there’s a whole lot of difference. I think […]

Flyers’ Gustafsson Signs with KHL Team

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The re-tooling of the Philadelphia Flyers’ roster for the 2014-15 NHL season has not officially begun while the Stanley Cup playoffs are still underway. According to a report from Igor Eronko of Sports.Ru, however, one player on the Flyers’ blue line will be playing overseas for the KHL team Avangard Omsk next fall- Erik Gustafsson.
Gustafsson […]

Revisiting Paul Holmgrens Ten Best Moves as Manager

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Former Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren endured a lot of criticism during his tenure, as would be expected of any manager who failed to bring a championship trophy to Philadelphia under his (or her) watch. In the eight years he ran the show, the Flyers qualified for the postseason six times, advanced to the […]

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