NHL free agency hit the one week mark at noon this past Sunday. In that span, the Flyers signed Michael Leighton, former Flyers Ruslan Fedotenko and Danny Syvret, and newcomers Cullen Eddy and Bruno Gervais.
They also let Jaromir Jagr and Matt Carle walk.
In the short-term, the Flyers appear to still be missing a few pieces [...]
The Philadelphia Flyers have largely stood pat since July 1, waiting for free agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to decide which lucrative contract offer would be enough to warrant their services.
The wait is over, as both free agents signed matching 13 year, $98 million contracts with the Minnesota Wild on Independence Day.
Among their other [...]
While no big names have yet to sign in Philadelphia, there continues to be a flurry of activity and rumors surrounding the team. I’ve compiled the news below for brevity.
The Flyers announced today three depth signings at the AHL/NHL level- defensemen Danny Syvret and Cullen Eddy and forward Mike Testwuide. I reported incorrectly on this site [...]
The NHL Free Agency Period is underway. According to capgeek.com, the Flyers have $11,381,627 in cap space. This number will rise when, as expected, the Flyers put Chris Pronger on long-term IR to start the season. The Pronger move would give the club an extra $4,921,429 to spend on team salaries. Further, teams are allowed [...]
Elliotte Friedman publishes a weekly column titled “30 Thoughts” for CBCSports that encompasses a wide range of timely topics relevant to the NHL or the sport of hockey itself. In his most recent column, Friedman threw out this interesting (if not frustrating) item:
“In discussing the New Jersey forecheck about a week ago, [Zach] Parise gave [...]
The week off between playoff games for the Philadelphia Flyers afforded them time to heal some injuries (notably defenseman Nicklas Grossmann’s concussion).
It also slowed down their offense out of the gate, as the New Jersey Devils came out firing in the first period of Game One of the Stanley Cup Semifinals.
The Flyers didn’t play their [...]
It’s become a cliché over the last few seasons, but afternoon starts have not fared well for the Philadelphia Flyers.
Today was no different, as the Flyers came to the Wells Fargo Center unprepared to play and could not keep their emotions in check until the New Jersey Devils had already lit the lamp six times.