May, 2015

2015 NHL Draft options: Ivan Provorov

Name: Ivan Provorov Born: January 13, 1997 (18) – Yaroslavl, Russia Team: Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) Number: 9 Position: Defenseman Height: 6’0″ Weight: 201 lbs. Shoots: Left 2014-2015 season: 61 points (15 G, 46 A) and a +36 in 60 games with Brandon. 13 points (2 G, 11 A) in 19 ... Continue reading →

Flyers add another 2nd round pick in 2016

The Chicago Blackhawks came through for the Flyers, as they reached the Stanley Cup Final with a 5-3 victory against the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. If Hawks win THREE rounds and ... Continue reading →

Jakub Voracek: “This team is too good not to make the playoffs next year”

Philadelphia Flyers elite top-line forward Jakub Voracek went 1-on-1 with columnist Jay Greenberg, giving his thoughts on the season and projecting his outlook for 2015-16. “It sucks,” the 25-year-old said when asked ... Continue reading →

Eric Wellwood back in Memorial Cup as coach

Kevin McGran of The Star in Toronto wrote a good feature yesterday on former Flyers player Eric Wellwood (25). Wellwood hasn’t played hockey since his left skate severed two tendons in his right ankle and ... Continue reading →

Terry Murray as Flyers assistant coach?

It appears the experienced assistant coach to aid Dave Hakstol in his first NHL campaign will be Terry Murray (64). ICYMI: Terry Murray will be added to Dave Hakstol’s staff: — Tim ... Continue reading →

The Flyers fleeced Chicago in Timonen deal

The Chicago Blackhawks scored three goals in less than four minutes during the 2nd period to help surge past Anaheim 5-2 Wednesday, setting up a game 7 on Saturday. They did it without the services ... Continue reading →

The Flyers had the fourth-highest average attendance in 2014-15

Despite missing the playoffs and finishing 24th overall in the NHL, the Philadelphia Flyers still averaged 19,271 fans per game in 2014-15 — the fourth-highest average attendance in the league. Chicago, Detroit and Montreal were the only ... Continue reading →

Flyers sign Radel Fazleev to an entry-level contract

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed LW Radel Fazleev to an entry-level contract.  The 6-1, 188 lb forward was the Flyers’ sixth-round selection (168th overall) in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Fazleev, 19, recently completed his second season with ... Continue reading →

Simon Gagne eyeing return to the NHL

Former Flyer and veteran winger Simon Gagne is looking to return to the NHL after leaving his position on the Boston Bruins last year to return home and be with his family during the death ... Continue reading →

Wayne Simmonds: “We’re a playoff team”

Philadelphia Flyers’ alternate captain Wayne Simmonds went 1-on-1 with columnist Jay Greenberg, looking back at the past season and giving his outlook for 2015-16. “We definitely think we’re a playoff team. ... Continue reading →