When the Washington Capitals signed Justin Williams as a free agent in July 2015, it was a seemingly perfect match. Williams is 7-0 in Game 7s. Last postseason, the Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers in six games and then were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins in six games.
It sounds like the Philadelphia Flyers are interested in a reunion with former scout Dean Lombardi. According to beat reporter Dave Isaac, the Flyers have reached out to Lombardi about re-joining the team, but they’re still waiting to hear back from him. Lombardi became available after he and head coach Darryl Sutter were let go […]
Pierre-Eduoard Bellemare of the Philadelphia Flyers demanded that France netminder Florian Hardy accept the player of the game award after the host nation’s upset of Finland at the IIHF World Championship. At first, Hardy resisted, but Bellemare managed to scold the netminder just enough to convince him to saunter to center ice and grab the […]
Radko Gudas just punched his #Flyers teammate Claude Giroux. Back in the NHL, Radko Gudas and Claude Giroux are Philadelphia Flyers teammates, but they’re opponents at the IIHF World Championship — Gudas on Team Czech Republic, Giroux on Team Canada.
I've been in sports broadcasting for 25 years and, by far, the most memorable game I ever covered happened on May 4, 2000, when I covered the Flyers for CSNPhilly. The Flyers' 2-1, five-overtime win in Pittsburgh. Here are some of my top memories from that game: • Because of NHL rules, no players are […]
Radko Gudas, surprisingly took a swing at Philadelphia Flyers teammate Claude Giroux on Friday afternoon. This is especially true for physical players like Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas. Radko Gudas just punched his #Flyers teammate Claude Giroux.
TORONTO (AP) Former NHL forward Keith Primeau has a good idea what injured Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby is going through. The effects of at least four concussions forced Primeau to retire in 2006 after trying for over a year to get back in the Philadelphia Flyers lineup. “If I knew then what I know […]
Former NHL forward Keith Primeau has a good idea what injured Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby is going through. The effects of at least four concussions forced Primeau to retire in 2006 after trying for over a year to get back in the Philadelphia Flyers lineup. ''If I knew then what I know now, the […]
General manager Ron Hextall was feeling pretty good about it on Saturday. “I’m hoping this is a turning point for some of that to be turned around. First, the Flyers are not your typical team picking at the very top of the draft that is full of holes and is basically starting over from scratch.
VOORHEES, N.J. — The first major change to the Flyers for next season concerns the coaching staff, where power-play specialist Joey Mullen didn't have his contract renewed. General manager Ron Hextall said he informed Mullen the club was making a change Monday. Mullen had been on the Flyers' coaching staff since 2007. "He's a terrific human […]
As Wayne Simmonds sat the podium Tuesday afternoon for his presser with the media, it had the appearance of one of his CURE Auto commercials. Except this was the Flyers' breakup day. And it was real, not a TV spot. Simmonds spoke about how his role changed this year, becoming the bad cop to captain Claude […]
VOORHEES, N.J. — Steve Mason had his exit interview with Ron Hextall on Tuesday afternoon. "They are well aware of where I stand, they have to make their choice," Mason said at the team's breakup day at Flyers Skate Zone. Every previous indication from the Flyers was they are parting ways with Mason, who picked up […]