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Guest Post: Don’t laugh at the Andrew MacDonald situation, Rangers fans

This is a guest post received from Patrick Keogh, who reached out to me yesterday with this idea. It was something I touched on via Twitter, and Patrick does a great job summing it up. Be sure to follow him on Twitter here. The Philadelphia Flyers placed defenseman Andrew MacDonald on waivers this week, sparking […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Flyers set final roster for Opening Night

  After two weeks of camp practices and preseason games, the Flyers final roster has been set.   Here are the 23 players to make the team.   Claude Giroux, Jake Voracek, Michael Raffl, Wayne Simmonds, Sean Couturier, Matt Read, Brayden Schenn, Ryan White, Chris VandeVelde, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Vincent Lecavalier, R.J. Umberger, Scott Laughton and Sam Gagner are...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes: Boucher joining NBC Sports, Mason, Jagr

Welcome once again to another edition of Between the Pipes, a look at Philadelphia Flyers hockey and the NHL through linkage.  The hockey season begins in just one day and the Flyers will hit the ice in two days. So this is the final stretch without meaningful hockey for the next few months. Here are a few stories around the NHL. Brian Boucher joining NBC Sports as full-time...
Via Flyerdelphia
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers season preview: Hakstol looks to alter team's fortunes

Plus: Jakub Voracek parlayed an impressive 81-point campaign into an eight-year, $66 million contract in the offseason. Captain Claude Giroux (73 points) and Wayne Simmonds (team-leading 28 goals) join Voracek as integral players on offense since the trio combined for 35 percent of the team's 212 goals last season. The three contributed mightily to the team's third-ranked power play...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Laughton, Manning earn spots on Flyers opening roster

With the news that Andrew MacDonald would be placed on waivers, the Flyers final roster was solidified. That right there locked 21-year-old Scott Laughton and 25-year-old Brandon Manning onto the opening night roster. But it was really more than that. In practices on both Saturday and Monday, Laughton and Manning were not extras. They are here to play. The Flyers had forwards...
Via Flyerdelphia
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers at a glance

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS LAST SEASON: 33-31-18, 84 points. Sixth in Metropolitan Division: COACH: Dave Hakstol (first NHL season). ADDED: G Michal Neuvirth, F Sam Gagner LOST: F Jason Akeson, D Nik Grossman PLAYER TO WATCH: Jake Voracek. Voracek had 22 goals and 81 points and spent most of the season in the hunt for the NHL scoring title. The Flyers were once considered Claude Giroux...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers are holding steady

Entering the second week of the NHL preseason, the Philadelphia Flyers roster seems to be decided for the 2015-2016. A This has drawn some criticism and praise from fans. And that is because virtually none of the Flyers’ top rated prospects made the team in training camp. Training camp opened with the Flyers hosting 61 players, a diverse mix of old veterans and budding, young stars...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Preview: Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers (Last season 33-31-18, finished sixth in the Metropolitan Division)Coach: Dave Hakstol (first year NHL Coach)Key Departures: Nicklas Grossman, Chris Pronger's contractKey Additions: Sam GagnerKey Player: Claude GirouxClaude Giroux is going to have to be insane this season if the Flyers are to make the playoffs. He's been one of the best players in the league over...
Via The Sports Quotient
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Schenn brothers' time in Philly could be limited

The Philadelphia Flyers have both Brayden and defenseman Luke Schenn on their roster - well, for the time being.The two have been rumored to be the subject of trade talks by general manager Ron Hextall, with the blue-liner being a "strong candidate to be traded before the Oct. 8 season opener in Tampa", according to telling reporters this summer that the team would take...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Mason’s new mask features old and current Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers‘ goalie Steve Mason went back to Paint Zoo to get his mask art revamped once again. The new mask we did for our good bud Steve Mason! #FlyersTalk #noonessafe @NHLFlyers @tpanotchCSN @frank_seravalli — PAINT_ZOO (@paintzoo) September 20, 2015 Mason has a history with Paint Zoo, who has always done a great job. This time they may...
Via Complete Philly Coverage
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jakub Voracek will donate $1,000 for every point he scores

If you’re not rooting for Jakub Voracek this season, you will be after reading this story. The Philadelphia Flyers forward is planning to donate $1,000 for every point he records in 2015-16. The donations will go towards helping those with multiple sclerosis – a disease which impacts Voracek’s sister. Voracek's sister has multiple sclerosis. Every point he gets this season...
Via Puck Drunk Love
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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