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Braydon Coburn trade

Hextall Continues Rebuild, Deals Braydon Coburn to Lightning

Despite a recent surge that has seen them claw back into playoff contention, the Philadelphia Flyers (27-25-11) look to be committed to rebuilding their aging blue line. One day after trading Kimmo Timonen to Chicago, GM Ron Hextall has generated another coup, acquiring a young defenseman along with 2015 1st- and 3rd-round picks for Braydon […]

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Ray Emery fight Brayden Holtby

Flyers Offseason Tracker: Free Agency, Trades, and Analysis

Signings RW Jason Akeson (1 year, two-way, $575K) This was really a no-brainer for Ron Hextall and Co. Akeson has been a stud for the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, leading the team in scoring for three straight years. Just this past season, he racked up 24 goals and 40 assists for the Phantoms […]

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Vinny Lecavalier Flyers Trade

Flyers Trade News: Vinny Lecavalier’s Agent Has Permission to Talk to Other Teams

The Philadelphia Flyers have made it apparent that they are looking to move veteran forward Vinny Lecavalier, and today that process just took a step forward. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, GM Ron Hextall has given Lecavalier’s agent, Kent Hughes, permission to speak with other teams about a potential trade. Lecavalier's agent, Kent Hughes has […]

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Flyers Rumor Mill: Hextall Linked to Numerous Names

The NHL rumor mill has begun to spin, and, as always, the Philadelphia Flyers have been linked to numerous names over the past few days. Here is a relatively comprehensive list of the latest to be mentioned: G Evgeni Nabokov (UFA) Eklund of Hockey Buzz wrote in his recent blog that the Flyers are interested in […]

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2014 NHL Draft: Flyers, Panthers Could Be Draft-Day Trading Partners

With a little over a week left until the 2014 NHL Draft, rumors are starting to swirl about the Philadelphia Flyers, who currently hold the 17th pick in the first round of the draft, which will be held in South Philadelphia. According to Edmonton Oilers insiders Jack Michaels and Bob Stauffer, the Flyers are in […]

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Vinny Lecavalier Flyers Trade

Report: Flyers GM Ron Hextall Has Placed Vinny Lecavalier on Trade Block

With the Stanley Cup almost over and the NHL offseason almost ready to begin, many Flyers are wondering in what direction the team will be going after a tough first-round exit at the hands of the Rangers. TSN’s Darren Dreger dropped this bombshell on his TSN Insiders segment tonight: “The word on the street is […]

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Giroux Malkin

WATCH: Claude Giroux’s Big Hit on Evgeni Malkin

Everyone remembers Claude Giroux’s massive hit on Sidney Crosby a few years ago in the playoffs; this time, Giroux decided to make sure Evgeni Malkin did not feel left out, blowing up the Penguins forward in the 2nd period of today’s game. Giroux and the Flyers lead 4-0 after two periods.

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Andrew MacDonald Traded to Flyers

Flyers Trade Two Picks, Prospect for Defenseman Andrew MacDonald

The Philadelphia Flyers have made their first key move before tomorrow’s trade deadline, dealing a 2014 3rd-round pick, a 2015 2nd-round pick, and Phantoms forward Matt Mangene to the New York Islanders for defenseman Andrew MacDonald. For a team looking desperately for an mobile, puck-moving blue-liner, this wasn’t too bad a move considering his relatively low […]

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Steve Mason Contract Extension

Report: Flyers, Goalie Steve Mason Agree to Contract Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers are not a franchise used to solid goaltending, game-in, game-out. That’s what they have gotten from former Calder Trophy-winning goalie Steve Mason, and according to ESPN’s Pierre Lebrun, the Flyers have inked Mason, in the last year of his contract, to an extension. Mason is 19-11-5 for the Flyers this season, posting […]

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Matt Read Contract Extension

Matt Read Will Return Tonight for the Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers will finally be back to full strength along the front line, with winger Matt Read set to return tonight against Buffalo according to the team’s beat writers. Read will play in all situations tonight, Berube says. — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) January 14, 2014 Read has missed the Flyers’ past six games with […]

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Steve Downie Flyers

Flyers News: Steve Downie Out, Ray Emery In Net vs Rangers Tonight

Yes, this is happening. Per several reports, including the Flyers’ Anthony SanFilippo, Steve Downie will be a healthy scratch tonight for the Philadelphia Flyers as they face the New York Rangers in a key Metropolitan Divions matchup. He will be replaced in the lineup by Jay Rosehill; this likely means Tye McGinn will be promoted […]

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Tye McGinn Flyers

Tye McGinn Active for the Flyers

Flyers winger Tye McGinn, recently re-called from AHL Adirondack, will be active in his first game back with the big-league club, per @BroadStBull. McGinn is replacing Zac Rinaldo on the 4th line, joining Chris VandeVelde and Adam Hall. He has 3 goals in just six games for the Flyers, and is 4th in the NHL […]

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