Sean Couturier’s Extension a Sweetheart Deal

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The Philadelphia Flyers and center Sean Couturier have reached an agreement on an extension, signing the 22-year-old to a six-year deal, worth $4.33 million AAV. His first year of the new deal will pay him $3.75 million and will receive an increase of a quarter million every season, leading into the final two seasons where […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Philadelphia Flyers

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


Henrik Lundqvist Is Not King Without a Ring

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He’s one of the best goalies in the National Hockey League. He’s an Olympic champion, a winner of the Vezina Trophy and he currently holds three NHL records and five records as a goaltender for the New York Rangers. But despite all of Henrik Lundqvist’s proven achievements, he has yet to achieve ultimate NHL glory; […] READ MORE


Dave Hakstol Appointed Coach of Flyers

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The Flyers are apparently out of the Mike Babcock sweepstakes. BREAKING: Dave Hakstol has been named the 19th head coach in #Flyers history → http://t.co/KkKlP4RB2e pic.twitter.com/8Ion8JJ8s8 — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) May 18, 2015 Coming from North Dakota, Hakstol amassed a 289-143-43 record over his 11 seasons behind the bench for the Fighting Sioux, leading the […] READ MORE


Flyers Fire Craig Berube

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The Philadelphia Flyers, coming off a 33-31-18 (84 points) season where they missed the playoffs have decided to make a coaching change. After less than two years at the helm, including a 75-58-28 (.553) record, and a first round playoff loss to the New York Rangers last year, general manager Ron Hextall has decided to […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers call up Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere

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With the announcement coming through earlier today that the Philadelphia Flyers would be without the services of defensemen Braydon Coburn and Andrew MacDonald for the next four weeks due to lower-body injuries, general manager Ron Hextall made the decision to call up defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere from their AHL affiliate, the Leigh Valley Phantoms. BREAKING: The […] READ MORE


Philadelphia Flyers Defenseman Braydon Coburn Injured

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According to Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall, Braydon Coburn was expected to miss tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. After sustaining a lower-body injury, the defenseman was replaced by Nick Schultz, who took to pre-game warm-ups earlier in the night. Bill Meltzer, beat writer for the Flyers, made note that Coburn was seen […] READ MORE


Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings […] READ MORE


Waiting in the Wings: Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Report

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Three of the Philadelphia Flyers top prospects are Scott Laughton, Shayne Gostisbehere and Robert Hagg. Each man represents the future of the Flyers organization. With the future so bright, Paul Holmgren, Ron Hextall and the rest of the Flyers brass “gotta wear shades!” A team that already averages an age of 28.48 years, a twenty-year-old, […] READ MORE