Philadelphia Flyers

Justin Williams is Mr. Game 7 and his time has arrived
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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.

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Report: Flyers interested in bringing in former Kings GM Dean Lombardi
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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 […]

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France’s P.E. Bellemare defers player of game award at worlds to teammate (Video)
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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 […]

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Flyers player no-look punched his own teammate at IIHF World Championships
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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.

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Claude Giroux named captain of Team Canada for worlds
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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 […]

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Gudas punches Flyers teammate Giroux at World Championships (Video)
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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.

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Former NHLer Keith Primeau can appreciate Crosby’s plight
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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 […]

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Former NHLer Keith Primeau sorry for Sidney Crosby's plight
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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 […]

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Draft lottery move could be a big turning point for Flyers
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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.

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Flyers moving on from longtime power-play coach Joey Mullen
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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 […]

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Doors open for Flyers' prospects as they close on Nick Schultz, Michael Del Zotto
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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 […]

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Steve Mason open to re-signing with Flyers, but doesn't want platoon role
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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 […]

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