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Ryan Strome, Islanders agree to 2-year, $5 million deal

Ryan Strome, Islanders agree to 2-year, $5 million deal

yahoo.com Updated Sep 20 (7 days ago)
PHILADELPHIA, PA – APRIL 07: Ryan Strome #18 of the New York Islanders celebrates a goal in the third period against the Philadelphia Flyers on April 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.The Philadelphia Flyers defeated the Ne…
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  • Puck Daddy’s 2016-17 NHL Preview: Colorado Avalanche

    Puck Daddy’s 2016-17 NHL Preview: Colorado Avalanche

    yahoo.com Sep 19
    Yahoo! Sports Last Season: 39-39-4 (82 points), 6th in the Central, 9th in the West The Avalanche stayed in the playoff race until the end of March when the bottom fell out after a 4-2 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. From that moment on, the Avalanche …
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  • Connor McDavid, two other Canadians named North American captai…

    Connor McDavid, two other Canadians named North American captains

    yahoo.com Sep 8
    Team North America has bestowed the captaincy upon Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid before the Edmonton Oilers inevitably do the same later this month. He joins alternate captains Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier and Florida Panthers def…
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  • Five players with unique storylines heading into World Cup

    Five players with unique storylines heading into World Cup

    The upcoming World Cup of Hockey will be unlike any best-on-best hockey tournament we’ve seen before, thanks in large part to the additions of Team North America – comprised of the best 23-and-under players from Canada and the United States – and Team E…
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  • Czech Republic’s Hertl, Gudas to miss World Cup with injuries

    Czech Republic’s Hertl, Gudas to miss World Cup with injuries

    Initial reports out of the Czech Republic that indicated center Tomas Hertl and defenseman Radko Gudas will miss the World Cup of Hockey with injuries have been confirmed by NHL.com. Hertl is still recovering from a knee injury suffered during the Stanl…
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  • Claude Giroux feeling ‘really good’ after pair of off-season su…

    Claude Giroux feeling ‘really good’ after pair of off-season surgeries

    Claude Giroux is coming off of his worst offensive season since his sophomore year and looking to rebound in 2016-17. That will start with the World Cup of Hockey, and Giroux sounds ready to go, especially as the hip injury that was bothering him has be…
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  • Flyers unveil ‘golden’ jersey to celebrate 50th anniversary

    Flyers unveil ‘golden’ jersey to celebrate 50th anniversary

    The Philadelphia Flyers are going gold this coming campaign. As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Flyers organization, the team will don a special ‘Golden Anniversary’ jersey 12 times this upcoming season. The jersey itself isn’t a …
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  • Ivan Provorov is ready for his shot with the Philadelphia Flyer…

    Ivan Provorov is ready for his shot with the Philadelphia Flyers

    Perhaps because he has been elite for so long, it seems bizarre that Ivan Provorov may end up back in junior this season. Unfortunately, that’s a possibility for the 19-year-old defenseman thanks to the pact between the CHL and NHL. Though he’s Russian-…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on the Rangers efforts to add a defensema…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on the Rangers efforts to add a defenseman

    The New York Rangers’ recent signing of Bradon Pirri to a one-year, $1.1-million deal gives them 15 forwards under contract for 2016-17, with 13 on one-way deals. That’s generating speculation one of them could be dealt before the start of the upcoming …
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  • Canada names Sidney Crosby World Cup captain; happy with J-Bo

    Canada names Sidney Crosby World Cup captain; happy with J-Bo

    It was the most obvious choice, but there was also a pretty good reason for it. Team Canada named Sidney Crosby captain of the upcoming World Cup of Hockey squad, with Jonathan Toews and Shea Weber earning ‘A’s on their sweaters as alternate captains. S…
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  • Down Goes Brown: Five teams that have had a quiet offseason, an…

    Down Goes Brown: Five teams that have had a quiet offseason, and what it means for 2016-17

    An NHL offseason can be a funny thing. For some teams, it represents an opportunity to blow everything up real good, hitting the reset button entirely or at the very least radically changing direction. For others, it’s a chance to double down on what’s …
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  • Tom Wilson’s mentors have both taught him and fought him

    Tom Wilson’s mentors have both taught him and fought him

    Summertime in the hockey world means foes become friends again. For Washington’s Tom Wilson, it means getting reacquainted with Wayne Simmonds, his on-ice rival from Philadelphia, but also a player who means a lot to the Capitals youngster. “He’s actual…
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  • Michal Neuvirth unveils checkerboard Czech Republic mask for Wo…

    Michal Neuvirth unveils checkerboard Czech Republic mask for World Cup

    Michal Neuvirth is going to have to have his work cut out for him when it comes to challenging for the starting gig in the Czech Republic goal at the World Cup, but if he’s hoping to stand out in the crease ahead of Petr Mrazek and Ondrej Pavelec, Neuvi…
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  • Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Philadelphia Flyers

    Puck Daddy Summer Series: Weird Philadelphia Flyers

    yahoo.com Aug 22
    [Ed. Note: Some lists chronicle the best in hockey. Others the worst. Others the most memorable or greatest or essential. What Puck Daddy’s 2016 Summer Series seeks to do is capture those indefinable, quirky, oddities that occur every season. Moments th…
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  • Weise signed with Flyers due to Hextall’s honesty, opportunity …

    Weise signed with Flyers due to Hextall’s honesty, opportunity to play important role

    Dale Weise may not have set a new career-high in points this past season, but the 28-year-old did notch a career-best 14 goals, had a higher average ice time than any season prior and looked like he could be a constant contributor to a team’s bottom six…
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  • Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the…

    Five notable players who could opt for retirement following the upcoming season

    The rough and tumble ways of the NHL are starting to go by the wayside, but veteran winger Shawn Thornton is sticking around for one more season with the Florida Panthers. But Thornton, 39, admitted that before he signed a one-year contract extension in…
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  • Five 2015 draft picks set to make impactful NHL debuts next sea…

    Five 2015 draft picks set to make impactful NHL debuts next season

    The hype surrounding Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick and first-overall selection Auston Matthews isn’t unwarranted, but sometimes lost in the excitement surround Matthews is the fact that there’s a fair chance he won’t be the rookie that makes the bigges…
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  • So why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    So why hasn’t your team done anything this off-season?

    August marks hockey’s “silly season.” Very little happens. And idle hands are the devils’ playthings, right? Countless blog commenters and Twitter trolls dust off the “Slow news day?” insult whenever we find something to talk about. During the month bef…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Barrie’s signing sees Landeskog, Duchene back in…

    Rumor Roundup: Barrie’s signing sees Landeskog, Duchene back in rumor mill

    On Sunday, the Colorado Avalanche avoided an arbitration-awarded contract with defenseman Tyson Barrie. They re-signed him to a four-year, $22-million deal worth an average annual value of $5.5 million. For several months, Barrie’s contract status with …
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  • Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-pl…

    Three playoff teams who could miss in 2016-17, and three non-playoff teams who could get in

    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…
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    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…
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  • Flyers’ Brayden Schenn cashes in on big second half, signs four…

    Flyers’ Brayden Schenn cashes in on big second half, signs four-year, $20.5-million deal

    Ahead 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. …
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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.