Flyers Name Ron Hextall as New GM

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The Philadelphia Flyers are making changes in their front office following their first round, seven game, series loss to the New York Rangers. Current general manager Paul Holmgren is moving up to become Team President, while assistant general manager Ron Hextall is being given the reigns to the team as the new GM. Hextall has […] READ MORE


Top Three Candidates for NHL GM of the Year Award

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The role of a General Manager in the NHL is to construct a team that is capable of going through an 82 game season, winning more than they lose and reaching the Stanley Cup Playoffs. It can be a grueling task at times and to some, it’s overwhelming but if their team can reach the […] READ MORE


Flyers Hope For Fresh Start After Coaching Change

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The Flyers under new coach Craig Berube earned their first win against the Florida Panthers. The following game at home they lost 2-1 to the Phoenix Coyotes. There has been a pretty big turnaround in the time since former head coach Peter Laviolette was fired by the team after an 0-3 start. Laviolette led the […] READ MORE


Flyers Struggle to Score Goals Starts at the Blue Line

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Three games into the season, and the Philadelphia Flyers are 0-3 and have scored just one goal total, from Luke Schenn, at even strength.  Add in a pair of power play markers against the Canadiens and the Leafs, and overall they have scored just one  goal in each of their three games this year.  In […] READ MORE



Claude Giroux Injures Finger In Freak Golf Accident

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Philadelphia Flyers Captain and #1 Centre Claude Giroux was injured in a freak golf accident on Thursday in the Ottawa area.  Giroux was playing a round before a charity golf tournament he was registered to play in on Friday.  Due to the injury he has had to withdraw. The injury to Giroux’s right index finger […] READ MORE


Flyers Announce That They Will Use Amnesty Buyout on Ilya Bryzgalov

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Months of Speculation has come to an end as the Philadelphia Flyers have announced that they will use their second amnesty buyout on goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov.  The goaltender who entertained us all with his ponderings on the universe in HBO’s 24/7 in 2011 (leading up to the 2012 Winter Classic) and who had signed a […] READ MORE


Predators Match Shea Weber Offer Sheet: Flyers Fallout?

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The Nashville Predators have decided to match the 14 year $110 million offer sheet made to their captain and star player Shea Weber.  After losing Ryan Suter earlier this month to the Minnesota Wild, and Alex Radulov to the KHL (again), losing Weber as well would be too much of a hit for the franchise’s […] READ MORE


The History of NHL Offer Sheets

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News this morning broke that Shea Weber has signed a 14-year, $110 million offer sheet made by Paul Holmgren and the Philadelphia Flyers.   This means that his current team, the Nashville Predators, run by GM David Poile have 7 days to match the offer or be awarded 4 first round picks in compensation. In […] READ MORE


Weber agrees to 14-year deal with Flyers: the Fallout?

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The big news out of NHL HQ today is that Shea Weber accepted a 14-year $100 million deal from Philadelphia Flyers. Not to be outdone by his former partner, Ryan Suter, Weber’s deal takes the cake this off-season. This may seem strange to you at first, because Weber was not a unrestricted free agent, but […] READ MORE