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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

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…
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  • Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    Signing bonuses could become next CBA battleground

    thehockeynews.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…
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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

    thehockeynews.com yahoo.com Jul 25 (6 days ago)
    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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  • Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of sched…

    Good news for Flyers: Giroux returns to training ahead of schedule after hip surgery

    The 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 …
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  • Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces h…

    Five salary arbitrations to keep an eye on as NHLPA announces hearing dates

    Free 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…
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  • Medvedev heads back to KHL, signs two-year deal

    Medvedev heads back to KHL, signs two-year deal

    Five 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 …
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  • Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for …

    Red Wings will take Mrazek to arbitration, close to a deal for DeKeyser

    The 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…
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  • Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summ…

    Here are the top 10 candidates for salary arbitration this summer

    It’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…
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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

    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

    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
    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
    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

    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

    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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  • 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.