Philadelphia Flyers

Flyers begin 2017-18 season out West, face Vegas for 1st time in February
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CHICAGO — Nico Hischier was nervous, swaying a bit as he spoke to the media, admitting he had some jitters as this NHL draft approaches on Friday. About 60 feet away, Nolan Patrick leaned on a stick and said not only was he not nervous, he also really couldn't care less whether he's picked first overall Friday by New […]

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Is Joel Embiid trying to recruit Kristaps Porzingis to Sixers?
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The Flyers truly are terrific within the community and that continued Wednesday. Mark Smith, a man with a mental disability who was assaulted in late May on camera by a group of teenagers in Philadelphia, enjoyed a day with the Flyers. Shayne Gostisbehere and Anthony Stolarz welcomed Smith to Flyers Skate Zone, where he was […]

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Penguins to raise Stanley Cup banner on October 4
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The Pittsburgh Penguins will raise their fifth Stanley Cup championship banner in franchise history when they host the St. Louis Blues on October 4 as the National Hockey League unveiled its regular season schedule on Thursday. The Penguins home opener is one of four games on opening night. The Toronto Maple Leafs will visit the […]

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Flyers to open on West Coast again in San Jose; host Capitals in home opener
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Get your pajamas on and get ready to stay up late for the season opener again. For the second straight season, the Flyers will open up on the West Coast, this time against the Sharks in San Jose on Wednesday, Oct. 4. Last season, the Flyers opened the year in Los Angeles against the Kings, […]

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Flyers give assault victim Mark Smith memorable day at Skate Zone
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Mark Smith, a man with a mental disability who was assaulted in late May on camera by a group of teenagers in Philadelphia, enjoyed a day with the Flyers. Shayne Gostisbehere and Anthony Stolarz welcomed Smith to Flyers Skate Zone, where he was shown around the facility, hung out in the locker room and was […]

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Pending UFA Weal likes Philly, but ‘will listen to other opportunities also,’ says agent
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Negotiations continue between the Philadelphia Flyers and pending unrestricted free agent forward Jordan Weal, who was left unprotected in the upcoming expansion draft. Vegas can make an offer on the unrestricted free agent but indications are the Golden Knights aren’t leaning that way. It’s possible Hextall already has an agreement in place with Vegas to […]

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Sports hernias putting strain on hockey players of all ages
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The Philadelphia Flyers' captain finally got back to normal by the end of the season, roughly nine months after going under the knife. ''I thought it'd be quicker, to be honest,'' Giroux said. Because of the unnatural motion of skating, hockey is among the most common sports for sports hernias, a catch-all term for what […]

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Flyers Notes: Ron Hextall working toward protected list in expansion draft
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VOORHEES, N.J. — The Flyers have until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit their protected list to the NHL, prior to next week's expansion draft by the Vegas Golden Knights. General manager Ron Hextall said his list wasn't that hard to figure out once he elected to choose the 7-3-1 option — seven forwards, three defensemen, one goalie. […]

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Coyotes acquire Nick Cousins from Flyers (Updated)
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According to Craig Custance, the Arizona Coyotes have added some depth up the middle by acquiring center Nick Cousins from the Philadelphia Flyers. In 60 games this season, Cousins had six goals and 16 points on a one-year, $840,000 contract. “We are very pleased to acquire Nick,” said Coyotes general manager John Chayka.

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Flyers offer another quick tease of new Adidas jerseys
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The Flyers first teased the upcoming changes to their iconic orange and black jerseys earlier in the week and they just sent out a second teaser offering another look at what's to be officially unveiled next week. As we wrote on Monday: Since the 2007-08 season, Reebok, a subsidiary of Adidas, has been the exclusive […]

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Should they choose to do so, Flyers can buy out MacDonald, Read as buyout period opens
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If they Flyers wanted to exercise a buyout of say, Andrew MacDonald or Matt Read, they can do so today, as that period officially opens. General manager Ron Hextall was pleased with how MacDonald performed last season — he played very well with rookie Ivan Provorov — and despite his high salary of $5 million per […]

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It sounds like Steve Mason’s time with the Flyers could be coming to an end
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After spending parts of five seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers and completely turning his career around it seems that Steve Mason‘s time with the team has reached its conclusion. At least that is the way his agent, Anton Thun, made it sound when talking to the Philly.com regarding the state of negotiations between the team and […]

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