Why do ex-Flyers personnel succeed in L.A.? More freedom
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The migration of on-and-off-ice talent from the Philadelphia Flyers to the Los Angeles Kings franchise that has won two of the past three Cups is not lost on observers. At various points in the past 15 years, the Flyers (a) employed L.A. GM Dean Lombard…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzzthehockeynews.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)Earlier this summer there was speculation the Philadelphia Flyers were shopping center Vincent Lecavalier. If Lecavalier is troubled by the trade rumors, Flyers coach Craig Berube told NJ.com’s Randy Miller the veteran center should get over it and focu…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)(Ed. Note: There’s entirely too much sunshine in the summer. So your friends at Puck Daddy are offering a month of thrown shade and perpetual gloom. Behold, our Summer of Disappointment series, in which we ask fans of all 30 teams to recall the biggest …Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Aug 18Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason was back on the ice Monday, three weeks after breaking his right pinky finger, the Philadelphia Daily News reported. Mason was injured July 27. General manager Ron Hextall said at the time Mason would be a...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soonthehockeynews.com Aug 18The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…Upvote Share Tweet
What burning questions remain this NHL off-season?thehockeynews.com Aug 12These truly are the dog days of summer. Players, GMs and coaches get their brief time off between the free agency boom and training camps. Media have time to do fun stuff like rank every logo in the NHL. With no hockey, we spend our nights watching Bach…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 11It hasn't been a good summer for the ice girls. The Florida Panthers continued their cost-cutting measures, sacking the entire ice girls program not long after doing the same to their sales staff. A Mother Jones piece quoted a former Philadelphia Flyers…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL logo rankings No. 10: Philadelphia Flyersthehockeynews.com Aug 11The old adage “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” applies to the black and orange logo used by the Philadelphia Flyers since they joined the NHL in 1967 as part of the first group of expansion teams. When seven THN staffers gathered to rank the 30 NHL log…Upvote Share Tweet
Finally, a game with meaning - even if it's preseasonphilly.com Aug 8The clock ran out - or filled up, depending on one's preference for the bipolar way in which time is kept in hockey periods - on April 30 for the Flyers. The end arrived in the seventh game of their opening-round playoff series with the Rangers, and tha…Upvote Share Tweet
Remembering the season the Capitals begged the NHL for helpthehockeynews.com Aug 7Machismo and bravado being what they are, there’s no way you’d see this headline in today’s NHL, no matter how poorly the Buffalo Sabres or Edmonton Oilers started a season. Washington Begs For Player Help That was the main headline in The Hockey News 4…Upvote Share TweetAfter receiving tough news Tuesday about veteran blueliner Kimmo Timonen, the Philadelphia Flyers moved quickly to replace their most experienced defenseman by signing Michael Del Zotto to a one-year, $1.3-million contract. But the fact GM Ron Hextall t…Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Aug 5PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenceman Michael Del Zotto to a one-year contract. The 24-year-old Del Zotto had a goal and four assists in 25 games for Nashville last year. The Flyers announced earlier Tuesday that veter...Upvote Share TweetFlyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen has been hospitalized in Finland because of blood clots in his lower right leg and in both lungs.Upvote Share Tweet
Test your hockey knowledge. Take the ‘retired or active’ challengethehockeynews.com Aug 3Brian Boucher’s NHL career was replete with memorable, headline-making moments. A first round draft pick of the Philadelphia Flyers, Boucher made the NHL’s all-rookie team in 2000, led the league in goals-against average that season, set (and still hold…Upvote Share Tweet
Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alonethehockeynews.com Jul 31Russians have had a huge impact on the NHL and the way the game is played, but their arrival in North America wasn’t without controversy. In the August, 1989, edition of The Hockey News, a wave of Soviet stars, riding the crest of glasnost, broke down b…Upvote Share Tweet
At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?thehockeynews.com Jul 30For those NHL players who don’t step willingly into retirement, there eventually comes a day when UFA stands for unwanted free agent rather than unrestricted free agent. As July ends and August begins, we’re now closer to the start of NHL training camps…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter Mueller signs with Blues after 1-year absence from NHLyahoo.com Jul 29Peter Mueller signed a 1-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, getting another chance to revive an NHL career that was devastated by concussions. Mueller spent last season with the Kloten Flyers of the Swiss-A League, notching 46 p…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter Mueller signs with Blues after 1-year absence from NHLyahoo.com Jul 29Peter Mueller signed a 1-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday, getting another chance to revive an NHL career that was devastated by concussions. Mueller spent last season with the Kloten Flyers of the Swiss-A League, notching 46 p…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 29The power of the Stanley Cup – and even a Stanley Cup championship ring – is such that it can bring to tears people of all ages and from all walks of life. A recent example was seen at a retirement residence in Upper Moreland, Pa., last Wednesday, when …Upvote Share Tweet
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