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Here are the need-to-know picks from the CHL Import Draft

Here are the need-to-know picks from the CHL Import Draft

thehockeynews.com Updated Jun 28 (yesterday)
The 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 …
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  • Eric Lindros finally elected to Hall of Fame, along with Sergei…

    Eric Lindros finally elected to Hall of Fame, along with Sergei Makarov, Rogie Vachon, and Pat Quinn

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com NHL.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    At 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…
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  • Ford: Flyers still seeking Bernie Parent's replacement

    Ford: Flyers still seeking Bernie Parent's replacement

    philly.com Jun 27 (2 days ago)
    Bernie 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.
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  • The 10 most awkward 2016 NHL Draft rookie photos (Gallery)

    The 10 most awkward 2016 NHL Draft rookie photos (Gallery)

    yahoo.com Jun 26 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, 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…
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  • Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    Best picks by round on Day 2 of the draft

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO – 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…
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  • Flyers ink physical defender Gudas to four-year, $13.4-million …

    Flyers ink physical defender Gudas to four-year, $13.4-million deal

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Jun 24 (5 days ago)
    Philadelphia 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 …
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  • Vincent Lecavalier officially announces retirement after 17 sea…

    Vincent Lecavalier officially announces retirement after 17 seasons

    Upon 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…
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  • Laine vs. Puljujarvi: How the presumed No. 2 and 3 picks stack …

    Laine vs. Puljujarvi: How the presumed No. 2 and 3 picks stack up in key areas

    When 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…
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  • Maple Leafs’ Cowen, Flyers’ Umberger first players to be bought…

    Maple Leafs’ Cowen, Flyers’ Umberger first players to be bought out

    The 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…
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  • Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to …

    Humongous big comeback: Ilya Bryzgalov wants to make return to NHL

    Ilya 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…
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  • 10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    10 players who could be buyout candidates this off-season

    Nothing 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…
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  • Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    Can Penguins close out series on the road?

    The 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…
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  • Philadelphia Flyers legend Rick MacLeish passes away at 66

    Philadelphia Flyers legend Rick MacLeish passes away at 66

    One 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…
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  • Sielski: Do Flyers really need a franchise goalie to win?

    Sielski: Do Flyers really need a franchise goalie to win?

    philly.com May 26
    The latest goaltender to shepherd his team to the Stanley Cup Finals hadn't been a full-time starter in the NHL until this season and has a name that sounds like a mutual-fund firm. Martin Jones is 26 years old, stands 6-foot-4, and had appeared in all …
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  • Flyers' Giroux, Gostisbehere to have surgeries

    Flyers' Giroux, Gostisbehere to have surgeries

    ESPN.com May 14
    Flyers' Giroux, Gostisbehere to have surgeries
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  • Report: Giroux to undergo surgery to repair hip injury, sports …

    Report: Giroux to undergo surgery to repair hip injury, sports hernia

    Flyers captain Claude Giroux had an underwhelming playoff performance, registering just one assist as Philadelphia was sent packing in six games by the Washington Capitals. The belief was Giroux’s lack of production was due to an injury, and though he d…
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  • 'The Goldbergs' creator talks love affair with Flyers

    'The Goldbergs' creator talks love affair with Flyers

    NHL.com May 10
    PHILADELPHIA - Barry Goldberg has come to say goodbye to a close-knit friend at a Flyers funeral. Resting in a box were the tattered remains of Goldberg's cherished Philadelphia Flyers T-shirt he named Big Orange. "All my greatest memories we...
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  • Predators and survival; Blues on the edge (Puck Headlines)

    Predators and survival; Blues on the edge (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com May 10
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Pop star Justin Bieber rocking a…
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  • Pensacola Ice Flyers score with 0.2 seconds left in regulation …

    Pensacola Ice Flyers score with 0.2 seconds left in regulation to win SPHL championship

    The Pensacola Ice Flyers became SPHL champions Thursday night for the third time in the four seasons, and the victory came thanks to a literal last-second effort by center Josh Cousineau. Cousineau’s heroics came in the third game of the President’s Cup…
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  • Ford: Can Flyers make patience pay off?

    Ford: Can Flyers make patience pay off?

    philly.com May 4
    If this were another year, or another era, or another mind-set in the history of the Flyers, the team would enter this offseason with the cool, rational bearing of a man whose pants are on fire.
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  • Calder Trophy Finalists: Gostisbehere vs. McDavid vs. Panarin

    Calder Trophy Finalists: Gostisbehere vs. McDavid vs. Panarin

    Shayne Gostisbehere of the Philadelphia Flyers, Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers and Artemi Panarin of the Chicago Blackhawks are the three finalists for the 2015-16 Calder Memorial Trophy, which is awarded “to the player selected as the most profi…
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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.