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The state of the Philadelphia Flyers blue line: Part Two

In Part One I looked at the current situation the Philadelphia Flyers are in and the defensemen currently under contract for the Flyers (you can find Part One here). Here I am going to look at the defensive prospects in the Flyers’ system and their readiness to make the jump to the NHL. The Philadelphia Flyers are lucky to have a such talented up-and-coming defensive prospects...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Memorial Cup begins tonight

At long last, the wait is over for junior hockey's prestigious tournament. The host Quebec Remparts and Western League champion Kelowna Rockets will drop the puck tonight to begin round-robin play, opening up the 97th-annual Memorial Cup tournament. This year's tournament has some added significance, as it's expected to be the last games played at Quebec City's fabled Le Colisée...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers Trivia: Who Am I?

Good afternoon everyone. After a brief hiatus Flyers Trivia is back. We will still be selecting monthly follower favorites starting with today's question. The selected follower will be chosen for the last week in June. Let's get started on today's question. From the clues below tell us Who Am I: 1. I was a two time All Star 2. In played for three different teams during my...
Via Flyerdelphia
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hextall ushers in new Flyers era with Hakstol

  View image | gettyimages.com The man behind the bench for the 2015-16 Philadelphia Flyers will be Dave Hakstol. That was the big news on Monday around the NHL, as the Flyers worked quickly to fill the coaching vacancy. Ron Hextall's top target now joins the Flyers after 11 seasons at the University of North Dakota and seven Frozen Four appearances.  After weeks of speculation...
Via Flyerdelphia
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Giroux bares all during Team Canada's celebration

Ever wanted to get inside an NHL locker room? Well, here you go ... although this probably isn't exactly what you had in mind.After Canada's 6-1 rout of Russia in the gold-medal game at the IIHF World Championships over the weekend, the celebration that started on the ice continued in the Canadian locker room. Tyler Seguin, who was reveling in the victory by drinking out of the trophy...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

What were the Flyers thinking with Dave Hakstol hiring? (Puck Daddy)

At some point after the dismissal of Craig Berube, a head coach he inherited, Philadelphia Flyers GM Ron Hextall took a list of replacement candidates to owner Ed Snider. There were big names, familiar names. And there was also Dave Hakstol, who had never coached in the NHL nor played in the NHL, having spent the last 11 seasons as head coach of the University of North Dakota Fighting...
Via Philly Sports Live
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers name North Dakota's Hakstol new head coach

PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Flyers made a surprise pick for their head coach, hiring University of North Dakota's Dave Hakstol on Monday. The 46-year-old Hakstol spent the last 11 seasons at North Dakota. He went 289-143-43 with a .654 winning percentage in 475 games. In 2014-15, he led North Dakota to a 29-10-3 record with a .726 winning percentage and a berth in the NCAA Frozen...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers name Dave Hakstol head coach

The Philadelphia Flyers announced Monday morning that Dave Hakstol has been named the 19th head coach in Flyers history. “Dave brings a wealth of head coaching experience and success to the Philadelphia Flyers organization,” said Flyers general manager Ron Hextall. “He’s a proven winner and we are pleased to have him become part of the Flyers family.” “I am extremely...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Hakstol Named Head Coach of the Philadelphia Flyers

They say to be careful what you wish for. Coach  Dave Hakstol is moving on. The news broke this morning that Hakstol is going to be the next head coach of the Philadelphia Flyers. For the fans that wanted Hakstol fired because his teams didn't win an NCAA title, you won't have Hak to kick around anymore. Official Press Release -- Philadelphia Flyers general manager Ron Hextall...
Via Goon's World
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Canada wins gold, Claude Giroux is naked, it’s all good (Photo) (Puck Daddy)

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Via Philly Sports Live
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers: Sean Couturier impresses at World Championships

Look back to the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. The Philadelphia Flyers selected Sean Couturier eighth overall and knew they were getting a highly touted prospect. Look forward to the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs. Sean Couturier plays a crucial role in helping the Flyers defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins by shutting down Art Ross Trophy and eventual Hart Trophy Winner Yevgeni Malkin, while also...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Fire Head Coach Craig Berube After Two Seasons

PHILADELPHIA — Flyers general manager Ron Hextall did not ask one player for a review or recommendation at the year-end meetings on embattled coach Craig Berube. He didn’t need any. Another empty season without a Stanley Cup fueled by players who failed to meet expectations told Hextall all he needed to know. It was time to move on. The Flyers fired Berube after two seasons on...
Via NESN.com
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vincent Lecavalier thinks he needs a better opportunity

Vincent Lecavalier’s time with the Philadelphia Flyers has been beyond disappointing. Signed to a five-year, $22.5 million contract prior to the 2013-14 season, it was clear that Lecavalier would be held to some high expectations. The hope was that he’d benefit from new scenery after having his contract bought out by the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2013. Things haven’t gone according...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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