Tag Archive | "Philadelphia Flyers"

A look at Travis Konecny’s next contract

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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For a long time, the 2019 summer was labeled as a big one for the Philadelphia Flyers. Wayne Simmonds, Ivan Provorov and Travis Konecny are among the players that will have contracts expiring next July. One is an aging power forward that will see a big raise and another is the future on defense. By…

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The Flyers will play 17 nationally televised games this season

Monday, August 13, 2018

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The 2018-19 NHL season is fast-approaching and you’ll be able to watch your Philadelphia Flyers on national television 17 times throughout the year. NBC Sports is scheduled to present 109 NHL regular-season games during the 2018-19 season – its most since acquiring NHL rights prior to the 2005-06 season. The Wednesday Night Rivalry format will be…

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Flashback Friday: Flyers acquire Steve Mason from Columbus

Friday, August 10, 2018

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The Columbus Blue Jackets selected goaltender, Steve Mason, in the third round (69th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft. Mason began the 2007-08 season in Columbus but was nothing more than a healthy scratch for the first two games. The lack of use led to the Blue Jackets sending the young netminder back to…

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Five under-the-radar questions for the Flyers

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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With training camp just over a month away, fans attention and curiosity can finally start coming out in full bloom. For the Philadelphia Flyers, the biggest topics are who will center the third line and what’s going to happen with the log jam in net. But there are other questions throughout the organization that need…

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Philadelphia Flyers 2018-19 Goaltending: A Blueprint

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

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There is a great deal of promise and excitement surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers as they get ready to embark on the 2018-19 season. The addition of James van Riemsdyk solidified what should be a very dangerous top six. Though uncertainty still circles the center position on the third and fourth lines, it appears as the…

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Joel Farabee, Jay O’Brien and Noah Cates score for Team USA against Canada at WJC Showcase

Saturday, August 4, 2018

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Team USA didn’t get the result they wanted Saturday afternoon at the World Junior Summer Showcase, but all three Flyers’ prospects representing the blue and white looked great in a losing cause. Both of the Flyers’ first round draft picks in the 2018 NHL Draft sniped goals for their country, while the Flyers’ fifth round…

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Flashback Friday: Shea Weber signs offer sheet

Friday, August 3, 2018

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Though signing restricted free agents to offer sheets is an option in the National Hockey League, general managers refuse to exercise this power today, worrying that it will cause friction. However, this was not always the case. There once was a time, not too long ago, when teams would indeed extend offer sheets to another…

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Meet the Future: Q & A with Carter Hart

Thursday, August 2, 2018

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Ever wonder how a hockey player starts off his career? If he even started playing hockey at the position he’s now known for? If I was a betting man, I would certainly have wagered on Carter Hart always being the guy to stand in the blue paint protecting a cage. Thankfully, I’m not a betting…

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Flyers re-sign Robert Hagg to two-year deal

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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The last remaining RFA on the Flyers has signed with the team. The Flyers have re-signed defenseman Robert Hagg to a two-year deal worth $2.3M. It carries an AAV of $1.15M. The 23-year-old Swedish blueliner made his NHL debut in Philadelphia last season, appearing in 70 games in which he led the league in hits, averaged…

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Mid-Summer Roundtable

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

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Going into the 2018-19 series, there is a myriad of questions surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Some feel that the Flyers need to add more, some feel that their prospects are ready, and some feel that they need to trade some players. So what’s going on with the Flyers? Join us as we debate some…

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