Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get in
thehockeynews.com Updated Jul 26 (4 days ago)
Playoff turnover is a hallmark of the NHL’s salary cap era. It’s rare to see a single franchise entrenched in a contending position for decades at a time. The Detroit Red Wings are the remarkable exception. Typically, we see plenty of playoff squads sli…Share Tweet
Signing bonuses could become next CBA battlegroundthehockeynews.com Jul 26 (4 days ago)When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…Share TweetAhead of their scheduled arbitration date with Brayden Schenn, the Philadelphia Flyers were seeking to lock the 24-year-old up to a two-year deal worth slightly more than $4.3 million per season. Schenn’s request was a one-year deal worth $5.5 million. …Share Tweet
Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of schedule after hip surgerythehockeynews.com Jul 22The 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 …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jul 12Free agency is well under way but the opportunity to negotiate a new deal has led a number of restricted free agents to salary arbitration. The NHLPA announced the dates for the 24 arbitration hearings that are slated to take place between July 20 and A…Share Tweet
Medvedev heads back to KHL, signs two-year dealthehockeynews.com Jul 10Five months after saying he’d like to continue his hockey career in the NHL, Evgeny Medvedev has signed a two-year deal to return to the KHL. The 6-foot-3, 198-pound defenseman has signed with Avangard Omsk, the club announced. The 33-year-old signed a …Share Tweet
Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for DeKeyserthehockeynews.com Jul 6The most notable exclusion from the 24 players who filed for salary arbitration Tuesday was Petr Mrazek, but that doesn’t mean the Detroit Red Wings goaltender won’t be included in the process. Sources have told thn.com that the Red Wings will take Mraz…Share Tweet
Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summerthehockeynews.com Jul 4It’s early July, so obviously there’s another important day coming up on the hockey calendar. Coming up next: the deadline for restricted free agents to file for arbitration, which is on the docket for Tuesday. This will likely be a procedural day for m…Share Tweet
Here are the need-to-know picks from the CHL Import Draftthehockeynews.com Jun 28The CHL Import Draft establishes major junior rights for European players and it’s never a dull process. Because the kids picked are under no pressure to come over here, it’s never just a matter of Best Player Available. And since junior teams all have …Share Tweet
Eric Lindros finally elected to Hall of Fame, along with Sergei Makarov, Rogie Vachon, and Pat QuinnAt last, Eric Lindros is a Hall of Famer. ‘The Big E’, the bruising power forward who, when healthy, dominated the game for periods in the 1990s with the Philadelphia Flyers, was officially elected as part of the 2016 Hockey Hall of Fame class announced…Share Tweet
Ford: Flyers still seeking Bernie Parent's replacementphilly.com Jun 27Bernie Parent. In some ways, that is where every look at Flyers history should start, and where every attempt by the team to make more history often dead-ends.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jun 26BUFFALO, NY – One of our favorite moments of the 2016 NHL Draft in Buffalo was when the Philadelphia Flyers announced they were taking “Daniel Bernhardt” when they meant “David Bernhardt” and then someone at their draft table said “my bad” afterwards. B…Share Tweet
Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draftthehockeynews.com Jun 25BUFFALO – On Day 2 of the draft, team preference plays such a huge role in when kids get picked. But for my money, there were some definite winners by round. In some cases, it was teams that made solid multiple selections. In other cases, it was a matte…Share TweetPhiladelphia fans have been known to enjoy when the Flyers have an edge or a feistiness to them, so there’s good reason why Radko Gudas became somewhat of a fan favorite for his take-no-prisoners style of play. And Flyers fans will be glad to know that …Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 21Upon being traded to the Los Angeles Kings, Vincent Lecavalier said his time in the NHL would come to a close following one final playoff push. That push lasted all of five games, but the veteran center followed through on his word that his career was c…Share Tweet
Laine vs. Puljujarvi: How the presumed No. 2 and 3 picks stack up in key areasthehockeynews.com Jun 19When it comes to the NHL draft, there has never been a better year for Finland than 2002, when Kari Lehtonen went second overall to the Atlanta Thrashers and Joni Pitkanen was taken at No. 4 by the Philadelphia Flyers. Until this year, that is. The Tiny…Share Tweet
Maple Leafs’ Cowen, Flyers’ Umberger first players to be bought outthehockeynews.com Jun 16The NHL’s buyout window officially opened Wednesday, and Thursday afternoon saw the Toronto Maple Leafs and Philadelphia Flyers become the first teams to take advantage of the opportunity to get rid of a contract. Jared Cowen’s contract was the first to…Share Tweet
Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to NHLthehockeynews.com Jun 16Ilya Bryzgalov has played 40 NHL games in the past three seasons — and didn’t play professionally at all in 2015-16 — but that isn’t about to stop the quirky, veteran netminder from setting his sights on an NHL return. In an interview with NHLPA.com’s C…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 14Nothing says the off-season quite like the threat of buyouts, and we’re inching ever-closer to the NHL’s buyout window opening and several players could see their time with their current teams come to a close. For some of the candidates, massive contrac…Share Tweetthehockeynews.com Jun 12The Pittsburgh Penguins have another chance to win their fourth Stanley Cup in franchise history, and first since 2009, when they face the San Jose Sharks on the road in Game 6. Trying to win a championship on the road late in a series doesn’t sound lik…Share TweetOne of the most important Philadelphia Flyers in history has passed away. Center Rick MacLeish, a key member of the franchise’s back-to-back Stanley Cup teams, has died at the age of 66. According to ESPN’s John Buccigross, MacLeish had been battling se…Share Tweet
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