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Philadelphia Flyers sign forward Jakub Voracek to new deal

This week has been an important week for the Philadelphia Flyers as the organization plans for the future. The Flyers signed 22-year old, two-way center Sean Couturier to a six-year $26 million contract. And perhaps more importantly, the Flyers signed RW Jakub Voracek to an eight-year, $66 million contract (AAV of $8.25 million). While signing Couturier for the Flyers is a big deal...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes: Voracek, Couturier, Hextall on Schenn

Hello Flyers fans! It's time for another edition of Between the Pipes where I look at a few of the top headlines from the week. It was certainly a big week for the future of the club with multiple long-term deals announced.  Flyers Sign Jake Voracek to a eight-year extension - [Sean McCullen - nhl.com] [Rob Riches - Flyerdelphia] Hopkins take: The Flyers locked up one of the...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Analyzing Jakub Voracek’s new deal with the Flyers

The Flyers announced that they have signed Jakub Voracek to a monster deal: Eight years at $66 million, which comes out to about $8.25 million a year. Voracek was a first team all-star in 2014-15, and had the best season of his career with 22 goals and 81 points while playing the full 82 games. Point per game players are hard to come by. There were only eight such players last season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Schenn's Flyers Future Depends on 2015-16 Performance

  The Philadelphia Flyers ticked two major items off their 2015 offseason agenda with the re-signings of Sean Couturier (six years, $25.98 million) and Jakub Voracek (eight years, $66 million) to contract extensions that kick in for the 2016-17 season. The deals pre-empt Voracek's unrestricted free agency (UFA) eligibility next summer as well as Couturier's restricted free agent...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Jakub Voracek to eight-year, $66 million extension (Puck Daddy)

Jakub Voracek has been locked up by the Philadelphia Flyers for eight years at $66 million. For those doing math at home that’s about $8.25 million per-year which kicks in for the 2015-16 season. That’s a hefty raise for the forward, whose prior contract carried a $4.25 million salary cap hit for the prior four years. Voracek, 25, was set to hit the unrestricted free agent...
Via Philly Sports Live
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Hakstol get production out of Lecavalier, MacDonald, Umberger?

In the 2014-15 season, the Flyers missed the playoffs primarily due to inconsistent play. But it was the inconsistencies of three players that were magnified, and for good reason. Combined, Vincent Lecavalier, R.J. Umberger and Andrew MacDonald make $14.1 million. Last season, they played in a combined 182 games, scoring 19 goals and adding 28 assists. Umberger was a minus-9....
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers get Excellent Value with Sean Couturier’s Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Sean Couturier to a six-year extension (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek) The Philadelphia Flyers have locked up an extremely important piece of their team for the foreseeable future, as they announced they have signed center Sean Couturier to a six-year, $26 million contract. Couturier is entering the final year of a two-year, $3.5 million bridge...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Colin McDonald

Colin McDonald Season: 18 GP – 2 G – 6 A – 8 PTS — 0 PIM — -3 Career: 140 GP – 18 G – 26 A – 44 PTS — 66 PIM — minus-25 Contract: Unrestricted Free Agent-Signed with Flyers What can we say about Colin McDonald? He knew his role on the Islanders, and he filled that role very well. McDonald was a well-liked depth forward who would jump in on the fourth line...
Via Islanders Insight
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers' Del Zotto to make appearance in 'Goon' sequel

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto will add a movie credit to his resume in the near future. Del Zotto and Dallas Stars standout Tyler Seguin are expected to make an appearance in "Goon: Last of the Enforcers", the sequel to the popular hockey film "Goon". The movie is scheduled to be released in 2016. Actor Seann William Scott will return as enforcer Doug "The Thug...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Get in Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere's head during development camp skate (VIDEO)

Ever wondered what it's like to skate at an NHL development camp? Thanks to Go Pro cameras, fans can now get a first-person point of view from their team's newest assets. Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere was one of the participants, as he wore a Go Pro during one of the team skates at Flyers development camp recently, and the team finally posted the video online.Gostisbehere...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

My review of developmental camp

The Flyers developmental camp was held this week. I went to the final day of camp on Sunday afternoon. The big event of Sunday was the 3on3 round robin tournament comprised of 4 teams. The teams were filled with every prospect in camp except for Tyrell Goulbourne, who was dealing with an injury. When I went on Sunday, the 3on3 started at 4:30. The tournament had 2 rinks and a different...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
13 days ago  |  Discuss

An early look at the Philadelphia Flyers’ blue line

Following the NHL Draft and the main portion of the free agency period, late July seems like a decent time to discuss what the Philadelphia Flyers’ blue line will look like in the 2015-2016 season. There is still time for trades to be made and players to be signed, and Hextall has said he is still trying to trade Vincent Lecavalier and another defenseman. Considering the Flyers...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers plan on entering the year with Vincent Lecavalier

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been a disaster. The 35-year-old regularly spent time down on the Flyers’ fourth line last season and posted just 20 points in 57 games. That’s a big problem considering he carries a $4.5 annual cap hit and was paid a salary of $6 million in 2014-15. The Flyers have made it extremely clear they want to trade away Lecavalier...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Del Zotto looks to become mentor after signing two-year deal with Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto got his wish for a contract with the Flyers before having to go to arbitration, as the Flyers announced Thursday that the 25-year-old signed a two-year deal reportedly worth $7.75 million.Now that the contract issues have been resolved, Del Zotto told the media on a conference call Thursday that he would like to become one of the mentors...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers having a productive offseason

In the wake of the NHL Draft and free-agency frenzy on July 1st, major changes have taken place throughout the NHL. Whether you’re talking about a Stanley Cup contender scraping the salary cap ceiling or a bottom feeder team looking to reach the salary cap floor, just about every team in the NHL has made changes to their roster. Which brings us to the Philadelphia Flyers, a...
Via isportsweb.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Trading Vincent Lecavalier may be tough for Flyers

Vincent Lecavalier has made off like Scrooge McDuck over his career. The former first overall pick inked a massive 11-year, $85 million deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning back in 2009-10, and was subsequently bought out via the teams compliance buyout just four seasons later. The move put Lecavalier on the team’s payroll until he’s the tender age of 47. When he hit free agency...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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