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At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwant…

At what point this summer do we change the “U” in UFA to unwanted?

thehockeynews.com Updated 22 hours ago
For 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…
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    Bob Clarke didn’t want Russians in the NHL…and he wasn’t alone

    thehockeynews.com 17 minutes ago
    Russians 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…
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  • Peter Mueller signs with Blues after 1-year absence from NHL

    Peter Mueller signs with Blues after 1-year absence from NHL

    yahoo.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Peter 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…
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  • Flyers, legend Bob “The Hound” Kelly make 104-year-old fan’s dr…

    Flyers, legend Bob “The Hound” Kelly make 104-year-old fan’s dream come true

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    The 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 …
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  • The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    The five most evil hockey photoshops we could come up with

    thehockeynews.com Jul 24 (7 days ago)
    Summer is a time for fun in the hockey world. But sometimes that fun can be a little dark. One of my favorite THN issues every year comes before the trade deadline, when we often take a player likely on the move and photoshop him into another team’s uni…
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  • Flyers' grassroots movement

    Flyers' grassroots movement

    philly.com Jul 24
    New GM Ron Hextall has learned his craft from the ground up, from his days as a scout.
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  • Davidson: Blue Jackets ready to make a statement

    Davidson: Blue Jackets ready to make a statement

    NHL.com Jul 18
    Other than acquiring forward Scott Hartnell in a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers on June 23, the Columbus Blue Jackets didn't make any major moves this summer. But Columbus president of hockey operations John Davidson sees a fully-formed team c...
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  • Teenage Eric Lindros destroyed a bunch of posters he was suppos…

    Teenage Eric Lindros destroyed a bunch of posters he was supposed to sign for charity

    yahoo.com Jul 16
    Drafted 1st overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1991, the big centre refused to go there, eventually forcing a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers that shaped the NHL as we know it today, and even continues to echo. It's amazing to consider how the league…
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  • Teenage Eric Lindros destroyed a bunch of posters he was suppos…

    Teenage Eric Lindros destroyed a bunch of posters he was supposed to sign for charity

    Drafted 1st overall by the Quebec Nordiques in 1991, the big centre refused to go there, eventually forcing a trade with the Philadelphia Flyers that shaped the NHL as we know it today, and even continues to echo. It's amazing to consider how the league…
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  • The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    The NHL’s weakest division? Um, “congratulations”, Metro

    When the NHL made its most recent realignment, last season, it reemphasized the importance of divisional play by also restructuring its playoff format. The wild card element throws a bit of a wrench into it from year-to-year, but for the most part, team…
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  • Can you imagine the Florida Panthers with a teal logo? It could…

    Can you imagine the Florida Panthers with a teal logo? It could have happened

    There’s a really neat series going on at Icethetics that’s been looking at designer Ken Loh and his involvement with NHL logo designs in the 1990s. It started out with a teal Philadelphia Flyers alternate jersey that never saw the light of day, during a…
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  • The Flyers Almost Had Teal Jerseys

    The Flyers Almost Had Teal Jerseys

    Here is an excellent read for anyone interested in uniform marginalia, design trivia, or just the fashion horror show that was the 1990s. It's the previously untold story of the time the Philadelphia Flyers nearly went teal.Read more...
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  • Flyers sign Pettersson to entry-level contract

    Flyers sign Pettersson to entry-level contract

    NHL.com Jul 14
    Defenseman Jesper Pettersson agreed to an entry-level contract with the Philadelphia Flyers, the team announced Monday. Pettersson, 19, was selected by the Flyers in the seventh round (No. 198) of the 2014 NHL Draft. The 5-foot-9, 187-pound...
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  • Does Evander Kane still want to play for the Winnipeg Jets?

    Does Evander Kane still want to play for the Winnipeg Jets?

    Either Evander Kane doesn’t care if he’s traded out of Winnipeg – maybe even looking forward to it – or he’s trolling the heck out of Jets fans. Remember, just two weeks ago Kane was caught favoriting a tweet from a Flyers fan calling on GM Ron Hextall …
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  • Rumor Roundup: Better fit for Red Wings – Green, Myers or Petry…

    Rumor Roundup: Better fit for Red Wings – Green, Myers or Petry?

    Having been thwarted in his efforts to land a top-four, right-handed defenseman via free agency, Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland will, according to Ansar Khan of mlive.com, continue to explore trade options. Khan considers Washington Capitals defensema…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier, Kane & Gonchar buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Lecavalier, Kane & Gonchar buzz

    The Philadelphia Flyers recent signings (defenseman Nick Schultz, backup goalie Ray Emery and winger Jason Akeson) pushes them above the $69-million salary cap by just more than $3 million. That’s the most of any NHL team this summer, putting pressure o…
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  • Flyers' Giroux issues apology for incident

    Flyers' Giroux issues apology for incident

    Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux released a statement Thursday addressing an incident with police in Ottawa that occurred July 1. "I regret my actions on Canada Day and sincerely apologize to my fans, teammates and the Philadelphia Fly...
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  • Compliance buyouts have been very, very good to these guys

    Compliance buyouts have been very, very good to these guys

    When Mikhail Grabovski signed a four-year deal with the New York Islanders that will pay him $5 million a season, he pretty much hit the jackpot. Not the Vincent Lecavalier jackpot, mind you, but the windfall was still mind-boggling. That’s because Grab…
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  • Flyers sign defenseman Schultz to one-year contract

    Flyers sign defenseman Schultz to one-year contract

    NHL.com Jul 2
    Unrestricted free agent defenseman Nick Schultz signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday. Financial terms were not released. Schultz, 31, had five points in 69 games with the Edmonton Oilers and Columbus Blue Jackets...
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  • Rumor Roundup: How will the Blackhawks, Flyers and Capitals dea…

    Rumor Roundup: How will the Blackhawks, Flyers and Capitals deal with their cap crunch?

    The Chicago Blackhawks addressed their need for an affordable second-line center by signing Brad Richards to a one-year, $2-million contract. The signing, however, means they’ll have to shed salary before the season opens in October. CSNChicago’s Tracey…
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  • Flyers re-sign backup G Emery to 1-year deal

    Flyers re-sign backup G Emery to 1-year deal

    The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed backup goaltender Ray Emery with a one-year contract.
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    NHL Announces MVP Finalists

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    Apr 30
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    Rangers-Flyers Face Game 7 Showdown

    Apr 30
    The Rangers and Flyers head to Madison Square Garden for a seventh game to decide their first-round series.
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    Rangers Overpower Flyers To Take Lead

    Apr 27
    The Rangers defeated the Flyers 4-2 to take a 3-2 series lead in their playoff matchup.

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