FLYERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Andrew MacDonald Contract Not As Bad As It Seems

The Philadelphia Flyers are finally rid of the R.J. Umberger and Vincent Lecavalier contracts. It’s been years since Ilya Bryzgalov and Danny Briere’s cap hits plagued the team. Even the Luke Schenn and Nicklas Grossmann deals are in the rear view mirror. For the first time in a long time, the Flyers won’t be weighed down by multiple bad contracts heading into the 2016-17...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 hours ago

Philadelphia Flyers Sign Brandon Manning to Two-Year Deal

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed restricted free agent defenseman Brandon Manning to a two-year contract, according to the team. Per GM Ron Hextall, the #Flyers have agreed to a multi-year contract with defenseman Brandon Manning → https://t.co/tfvRAT1ByJ — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) July 26, 2016 The deal will pay Manning $950,000 in 2016-17 and $1 million in 2017...
Via The Hockey Writers
14 hours ago

Philadelphia Flyers Draft Profile: Pascal Laberge

In the coming weeks, we will take a look at some of the players that the Philadelphia Flyers drafted this year. This week we will take a look at 2nd round selection Pascal Laberge. Pascal Laberge Round: 2 Pick: 36 Ht: 6’1 Wt: 174 lbs Position: Center/Right Wing Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada Stats (click here) Highlights (click here) To put it mildly, […] Philadelphia...
Via Section215
15 hours ago

Flyers Sign Brandon Manning to 2-Year Deal

Photo: Kate Frese/Sports Talk Philly The final free agent for the Flyers has been signed. Just one day after the Flyers signed Brayden Schenn to a four-year deal, narrowly avoiding arbitration, they avoided arbitration with their last remaining restricted free agent a week in advance. Defenseman Brandon Manning has signed a two-year deal with the Flyers. The deal is worth ...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago

NHL Development Camp Update: Merrick Madsen - Philadelphia Flyers

Twelve current and former Harvard men's hockey players were invited to participate in NHL development camps this summer. Our third check-in comes from netminder Merrick Madsen with the Flyers (photo courtesy Merrick Madsen).

With Future Locked Up, Schenn Hopes to be Core Player for Flyers

Embed from Getty Images   Some arbitration cases come down to the so-called 11th hour when a new deal is reached avoiding a hearing. In Brayden Schenn's case, a new deal came in the 12th hour. The Flyers actually reached a deal with Schenn while he was waiting for a hearing to begin. "I was already sitting in the room, just a matter of my agents were talking to Hexy outside...
Via Flyerdelphia
2 days ago

Flyers avoid arbitration, sign Schenn to $20.5M, 4-year deal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Flyers avoided arbitration with Brayden Schenn, signing the forward to a $20.5 million, four-year contract. Schenn will count $5.125 million against the salary through the 2019-20 season. Agent Don Meehan confirmed the terms of the deal. The 24-year-old had 26 goals and 33 assists for 59 points last season. Schenn has 84 goals and 109 assists...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Luke Schenn happy to play for Coyotes where there’s no “outside pressure”

Defenseman Luke Schenn recently signed a two-year, $2.5 million contract with the Arizona Coyotes. The move looked like a win-win for both sides as the 26-year-old Schenn will be given the opportunity to grow his game in the hopes of landing a larger contract after the 2017-18 season while the Coyotes are hoping they just bought low on a defenseman who could have some untapped...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of schedule after hip surgery

The Flyers didn’t make a big splash in free agency, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t positive news coming out of Philadelphia. After going under the knife in mid-May to repair a sports hernia and a hip injury, Flyers star center Claude Giroux is ahead of schedule and appears as though he’ll have additional time to recover ahead of the World Cup in September, where he’s...
Via The Hockey News
5 days ago

Flyers Prospect Carter Hart Impresses at Development Camp

Philadelphia Flyers’ prospect and goaltender Carter Hart took his place in net last week at Flyers rookie development camp in Voorhees, New Jersey. The 48 overall pick in last months NHL Draft, Hart has high expectations coming in, but Flyers’ general manager Ron Hextall was impressed. “We wouldn’t have picked a guy in the second round if we didn’t think he had a chance...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The rise and fall of R.J. Umberger

It’s been announced that R.J. Umberger will be put on waivers for the purpose of a buyout by the Philadelphia Flyers. The winger had hoped a return to the City of Brotherly Love would rejuvenate his career, but that wasn’t in the cards. While the career renaissance for Umberger didn’t take place, it should beg the question to fans and GM’s alike: Why do physical wingers...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Evgeny Medvedev arrested for suspicion of DUI

It was reported first by Sons of Penn that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Evgeny Medvedev was arrested on suspicion of a DUI. This is what Lower Moreland, PA police chief Pete Hanson had to say about the incident to NBC 10 news: “Medvedev was released from police custody this morning with pending charges from a stop that occurred in Lower Moreland, PA around 2:45 a.m. Wednesday...
Via Puck Drunk Love
April 28, 2016  |  Discuss
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