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NHL News: Simon Gagne appears "ready to move on"

Seems like the end of the line for this former Olympic gold medalist and Stanley Cup champion.from crownedroyalSimon Gagne, the former first round and 22nd overall pick by the Philadelphia Flyers in 1998 seems to be resigned to his fate, as a former NHL player. "I do not ask my agent to call all teams. If it engages, it will. Otherwise, we are ready to move on," Gagne...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Key to Flyers future is developing defensemen

Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will likely start the season in the AHL as the Flyers most NHL-ready prospect. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)  The Flyers most recent development camp wrapped on Tuesday with many of the team's prospects, including the entire 2014 Draft class, participating. One thing was evident throughout camp: the Flyers have a ton of young defensive depth...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hextall doesn't believe Flyers are in 'elite group' of teams

Ron Hextall first offseason as Flyers GM has been quiet. Hextall said on Thursday that the Flyers must be patient in the process to win a championship. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) The days have turned to weeks since free agency opened on July 1 and the Flyers were forced to make minimal moves due to a tight amount of money available given the salary cap. As other teams have...
Via Flyerdelphia
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Roenick: Flyers can’t win with Steve Mason

Steve Mason won a lot of Philadelphia Flyers fans over with his performance in the playoffs this past season. Evidently, Jeremy Roenick isn’t one of them. Roenick commented on Philadelphia’s netminding and he was rather blunt (go figure) about his opinion of Mason. Via CSN Philadelphia: “I like Steve Mason, but I don’t think Steve Mason is the answer to winning a Stanley...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philly Fan Fail – Happy Birthday Jay Rosehill!

It’s a special day today, folks.  That’s right, it’s Flyers’ car-thief-turned-face-puncher Jay Rosehill’s 29th birthday!  The Flyers alerted their fans to this fact on their official Facebook page, and as you might expect on a sports team’s official Facebook, the comments got just a bit out of hand. In you’re unfamiliar with the backstory here, Jay Rosehill was...
Via Sons of the Spectrum
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernie Parent On Paul Holmgren And Ron Hextall

from Bernie Parent at Philly.com, We have Paul Holmgren as team president, who started out as a hockey player, made his way up to a scout, and then a general manager. And along comes Ron Hextall, who was one of the greatest goalies the Philadelphia Flyers organization has ever seen, who moved on to be a scout, then a successful assistant general manager with the Los Angeles...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Will it be AHL or NHL for Flyers’ Laughton next season?

After shining at the junior level, Philadelphia Flyers prospect Scott Laughton is a t a fork in the road: he’ll either reach the NHL or play in the AHL during the 2014-15 season. There’s no doubt that the 20-year-old would prefer to go the NHL route, yet he seems to have a good attitude about the process, at least judging by what he told CSNPhilly.com. “I got sent back to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Hagg excited to continue North American play

For a supposedly casual guy, Robert Hagg found his first 10 games in North America last spring at Adirondack intensely invigorating. “It is more fun to play here than in Sweden,” he says. “You can grab the forwards much easier in the corner. “It’s much more physical. Plus, you can make one good pass and have a good scoring chance. In Sweden it takes four or five passes...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Flyers Think Twice About Moving Vincent Lecavalier?

The Philadelphia Flyers are currently over the salary cap. How shocking.  With that being said, many questions have aroused these last few months in Philly.When are the Flyers going to trade Vincent Lecavalier?  What team is going to take his contract?  How much money are the Flyers going to have to pay towards his contract? Let’s not forget the on again, off again trade to...
Via TopSportsReport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What should Flyers do with Vinny Lecavalier if they can't trade him?

You may have heard this recently, but the Philadelphia Flyers are trying to trade Vinny Lecavalier just about a year after signing him to a five-year, $22.5 million contract. Lecavalier is sitting on the trade block - as he has been for weeks now - while Flyers general manager Ron Hextall continues to try and find a willing trade partner for the 34-year-old center who doesn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Outlook For The 2014-15 Philadelphia Flyers

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, They will have to huff and puff to make the playoffs, buying some time for their promising defensemen to gain some minor-league seasoning before likely being ready in two years - or perhaps in the second half of 2014-15. The good news, from the Flyers' perspective, is that coach Craig Berube, who did a commendable job after...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux apologizes for cop butt-grabbing antics that led to arrest

On Thursday, Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux owned up to his antics on Canada Day in Ottawa that led to his arrest and an evening in the clink. Giroux was arrested Tuesday night at the The Great Canadian Cabin bar in the Canadian town — on Canada Day, no less — after he allegedly made the […] The post Claude Giroux apologizes for cop butt-grabbing antics that led...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Giroux apologizes for grabbing a cop’s butt

Claude Giroux brought us what will likely go down as the most entertaining arrest of the NHL offseason on Tuesday night when he was detained for grabbing a police officer’s ass multiple times. On Thursday, the Philadelphia Flyers star issued a statement and offered no excuses for his actions. “I regret my actions on Canada […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this a pic of Claude Giroux in cuffs after his arrest for grabbing a cop’s butt?

One of the more amusing stories this week in the sports world was the news that Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux had been arrested in Ottawa after allegedly grabbing the buttocks of male police officer repeatedly while out celebrating Canada Day. The incident occurred at The Great Canadian Cabin, a hotspot in Ottawa’s ByWard district. […] The post Is this a pic of Claude...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Claude Giroux arrested for 'grabbing the buttocks' of cop

Philadelphia Flyers superstar Claude Giroux reportedly spent Tuesday night in an Ottawa jail after partying a little too hard. The Ottawa Sun reports that Giroux was arrested Tuesday night after an incident with a police officer. A source told the paper that Giroux was detained after “repeatedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer.” Unsurprisingly, alcohol was a factor...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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