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Flyers sign forward Palushaj to contract

Flyers sign forward Palushaj to contract

NHL.com Updated May 21 (yesterday)
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed free-agent right wing Aaron Palushaj, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Palushaj, 25, is returning to North America after playing the 2014-15 season in the Kontinental Hockey League. He split the se...
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  • For once, Flyers are ahead of the curve

    For once, Flyers are ahead of the curve

    Jim Montgomery played with Ron Hextall and coached against Dave Hakstol, and he regards them with the same measure of respect, with an appreciation for each's intelligence and open-mindedness.
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  • Ed Snider on board with Flyers' hiring of college coach

    Ed Snider on board with Flyers' hiring of college coach

    philly.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    The team chairman seems to be buying in to GM Ron Hextall's long view for the franchise.
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  • Is new Flyers coach the next best thing to Mike Babcock?

    Is new Flyers coach the next best thing to Mike Babcock?

    philly.com May 19 (4 days ago)
    Dave Hakstol seems to have a lot of the same characteristics as the long-successful Red Wings coach.
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  • Canada wins gold, Claude Giroux is naked, it’s all good (Photo)

    Canada wins gold, Claude Giroux is naked, it’s all good (Photo)

    yahoo.com May 18 (5 days ago)
    Image via @amactruck Canada won gold at the IIHF world championships on Sunday, exposing the Russian defense in a 6-1 victory. And speaking of exposing … Claude Giroux, ladies and gentlemen! The Philadelphia Flyers star was accidentally featured in the …
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  • Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    Memorial Cup preview: How each team wins or loses

    thehockeynews.com May 16 (6 days ago)
    We know our four teams for the Memorial Cup now. Thanks to Oshawa’s ousting of Connor McDavid and the Erie Otters, the Generals will represent the OHL, joining Kelowna of the WHL, plus Quebec (the hosts) and Rimouski in the QMJHL. So who is favored to w…
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  • Frank's Place: Column on late mother revisited

    Frank's Place: Column on late mother revisited

    philly.com May 9
    Over the years, I've done stories on many fascinating Philadelphia sports mothers, from Bonnie Lindros and her feud with the Flyers to Marilyn Dykstra and her war with her son. None provoked the kind of response I got when, in August 2003, I wrote about…
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  • Ron Hextall, one year in as Flyers GM

    Ron Hextall, one year in as Flyers GM

    philly.com May 7
    There has been the bizarre, the bungled, the shrewd and the surreal, and now Hextall’s task is to move the team forward.
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  • Is this the beginning of the end of Martin St-Louis’ career?

    Is this the beginning of the end of Martin St-Louis’ career?

    American Thanksgiving must feel like a distant memory for Martin St-Louis. During a Friday matinee Nov. 28, with his New York Rangers battling the Philadelphia Flyers, St-Louis recorded career point No. 1,000. It was a remarkable accomplishment for some…
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  • The five craziest free agent offer sheets in NHL history

    The five craziest free agent offer sheets in NHL history

    The St. Louis Blues and GM Doug Armstrong have made no bones about it: whatever the price is for Vladimir Tarasenko, they’re willing to pay. In the end, that could come down to matching an offer sheet. If the Blues can’t get Tarasenko, a restricted free…
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  • Will Flyers draft Russian? There is risk involved

    Will Flyers draft Russian? There is risk involved

    philly.com May 4
    If Craig Button's ability to predict the future is to be trusted, the Flyers and their general manager, Ron Hextall, will face an interesting decision when it comes time for them to make the No. 7 overall pick in next month's NHL draft.
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  • Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL hi…

    Are Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry best 1-2 draft punch in NHL history?

    When fans of the Anaheim Ducks watch games such as Thursday night’s thrashing of the Calgary Flames in Game 1 of their playoff series, there’s a good chance they thank their lucky stars that Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry are under contract for the next f…
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  • Rimouski clinches second spot in the Memorial Cup field

    Rimouski clinches second spot in the Memorial Cup field

    One of the most vexing problems regarding the Memorial Cup is that the host teams haven’t been earning their spots lately. London, Shawinigan and Saskatoon all “backed in” to the CHL classic after bombing out early in their respective league playoffs. S…
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  • Inside the Flyers: Why John Stevens' return might fit Flyers ju…

    Inside the Flyers: Why John Stevens' return might fit Flyers just right

    philly.com Apr 27
    Most fans roll their eyes when former Flyers players or coaches are mentioned to fill the vacancy created by Craig Berube's firing.
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  • Coach Peter DeBoer deserves a look from Flyers

    Coach Peter DeBoer deserves a look from Flyers

    philly.com Apr 26
    The most underrated candidate to become the Flyers' next head coach has never had an NHL team finish better than third in its division, has coached in the postseason once over his seven years in the league, and was fired on the day after Christmas.
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  • Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    Todd McLellan on the move. Next stop, Edmonton?

    There are some coaches who, after losing or leaving an NHL job, need time to decompress and recharge their batteries before they start working again. Todd McLellan is clearly not one of those people. This Friday he’ll leave for Prague to coach Canada in…
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  • Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simula…

    Hi, my name is Ken…and I’m addicted to the draft lottery simulator

    Spoiler alert: The Buffalo Sabres will win tonight’s NHL draft lottery with the numbers 11, 5, 6 and 7. Your trusty correspondent knows this because he went to this really cool website that simulates the NHL draft lottery and it told him so. Then he did…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kari Lehtonen for Jimmy Howard or Cam Ward?

    Rumor Roundup: Kari Lehtonen for Jimmy Howard or Cam Ward?

    Heading into the off-season, Dallas Stars management face a difficult decision regarding the state of their goaltending. Depth between the pipes was a serious issue, as the Stars failed to find a suitable backup for struggling starter Kari Lehtonen. As …
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  • Next Flyers coach will have his own challenges to face

    Next Flyers coach will have his own challenges to face

    philly.com Apr 18
    From aging veterans to underachieving young players, Craig Berube's successor will have to work his magic with the Flyers.
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  • Video - Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout 01:05

    Senators Edge Flyers In Shootout

    Mar 15
    Bobby Ryan's goal in the shootout was the difference in the Senators' 2-1 win over the Flyers.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Blues Blank Flyers In Shootout 00:24

    Blues Blank Flyers In Shootout

    Mar 12
    T.J. Oshie and Vladimir Tarasenko each scored in the shootout to give St. Louis a 1-0 win over Philadelphia.
  • Video - Flyers Come Back To Beat Blues 00:55

    Flyers Come Back To Beat Blues

    Mar 5
    The Flyers scored three goals in the third period to rally past the Blues.

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