Flyers Rumors & News

  • Karri Ramo backstops Flames to OT win over Flyers

    Calgary Sun "The masked man stole the win. Not that he felt it was that much of an achievement. Jiri Hudler may have been the overtime goal-scoring hero, but goalie Karri Ramo was the difference maker and the biggest reason the Calgary Flames departed the City of Brotherly Love with a 3-2 win over the..." March 04

  • Flyers sign Tyrell Goulbourne to entry-level contract "The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-0, 200 lb. LW Tyrell Goulbourne to a three-year entry-level contract, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Goulbourne, 21 (1/26/1994), was a third-round selection of the Flyers (72nd overall) in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He is currently in his fifth..." March 03

  • Radko Gudas on joining Flyers: 'I see an opportunity'

    CSN Philly "Radko Gudas learned he had been traded right around the time plenty of Flyers fans were awoken by mobile phone alerts about him. “I woke up in the middle of the night,” he said. “[I] didn't think I'm gonna get traded, so I was totally in shock. But I'm excited to join the organization, and see..." March 03

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    Flyers sign LW Pierre-Edouard Bellemare to a two-year contract extension.

    NHL Trade Deadline 2015 - Live Stream

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  • Lightning acquire defenseman Braydon Coburn from Flyers "The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday for defenseman Radko Gudas, a first-round draft pick and third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft. Coburn, 30, has one goal and eight assists in 39 games this season. He has 166 points (37 goals, 129..." March 02

  • Grossmann suffers upper-body injury vs. Rangers

    CSN Philly "There have truly been some very unusual injuries to the Flyers this season. Steve Mason going down in practice like someone shot him, tossing and turning on the ice with back spasms. Mason stretching during a TV timeout at the Flyers' bench against Washington, then collapsing to the ice as..." March 01

  • Flyers top Rangers, 4-2

    CSN Philly "The Flyers snapped their two-game losing streak Saturday night at the Wells Fargo Center with a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers. It allowed them to keep pace with both Florida and Boston, which are ahead of them in the wild-card standings. The Flyers remain six points behind the Bruins..." March 01

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    Waivers today: McMillan (VAN), Erixon (CHI), Schlemko (DAL), Volpatti (WSH), Zepp (PHI). Teams creating flexibility for deadline deals.

  • Flyers trade Kimmo Timonen to Blackhawks

    Pro Hockey Talk "Kimmo Timonen‘s return to game action for the Philadelphia Flyers was put into question earlier Friday, and now we know why. The Flyers, later in the day, traded the 39-year-old veteran blue liner, who has yet to play a game this season due to blood clots, to the Chicago Blackhawks. “We’ve..." February 28

  • Kimmo Timonen: Return 'huge step' "Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen, who hasn't played this season after doctors found blood clots in his lower right leg and in both lungs, is close to making his return. The 39-year-old Timonen, who signed a one-year contract last summer for $2 million, skated with the team Thursday..." February 27

  • Awkward meter rising as Vinny Lecavalier continues to sit

    Courier-Post "It's past the point of just an awkward afternoon where a once-dominant NHLer is a healthy scratch for a game to send a message. Vinny Lecavalier hasn't played for the last three games. Thursday is expected to mark a fourth. It's the longest stretch since he missed seven games as a healthy..." February 26

  • Canes top Flyers 4-1 in Cam Ward’s 500th career game

    Raleigh News & Observer "Cam Ward insisted he treated his 500th career game as just another game. None of his Carolina Hurricanes teammates believed him, of course. For a goalie, 500 games in the NHL is both rare and special. Ward became only the fifth active goalie to reach that milestone Tuesday and the 64th in..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • Ray Emery suffers lower-body injury, doesn't make roadtrip

    Courier-Post "There was no limp in his step, no hesitation on the ice Monday when Ray Emery took his usual net in an informal practice. The Flyers' scratches all took the ice and Emery was among them. He took shots from defensemen Kimmo Timonen, Luke Schenn and Carlo Colaiacovo as well as forward Vinny..." February 25

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Stolarz not coming up. Mason will back up.

  • Flyers win to get within striking distance of playoff spot

    Courier-Post "Considering the Flyers have been chasing the postseason picture all season, Sunday afternoon was just about as close as they could get to a playoff atmosphere without it being mid-April. They took another step toward that with a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals, putting them temporarily..." February 23

  • Giroux, Voracek split up in Flyers' lineup shakeup "When Craig Berube replaced Peter Laviolette three games into the 2013-14 season, the Flyers were a mess. After failing to make the playoffs in the lockout-shortened previous season, they had lost their first three games of the new season and looked absolutely awful doing so. Paul Holmgren said..." February 21

  • Calvert and Dubinsky lift Jackets over Flyers

    The Cannon "must apologize for this recap being on the quick and dirty side. Maybe someone forgot it was his night on the schedule. Maybe he went out and watched the game at a drinking "lounge" before going to watch the late showing of Kingsman with some friends. Maybe you should go see Kingsman - it's..." February 18

  • Flyers sign Schultz to multi-year extension "The Philadelphia Flyers have signed 6-1, 200-lb defenseman Nick Schultz to a multi-year contract extension, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Schultz, 32 (8/25/1982), has appeared in 55 games for the Flyers this season, recording two goals and 11 assists for 13 points. He has already..." February 18

  • Kimmo Timonen cleared for contact, returns to practice with Flyers

    Courier-Post "One by one the Flyers started tapping their sticks as they skated in circles for their morning skate. While all of the skaters were wearing orange or black uniforms, the last player on the ice marched out in a grey uniform and two strides in he raised his arms in celebration as if he'd scored a..." February 18

  • Amid Flyers' success, Ron Hextall won't be a buyer at trade deadline

    Delaware Online "Even though the Flyers would like the world to believe that they weren't watching the standings during their recent run, it's not true. There are boards in the back room of the practice facility in Voorhees and Wells Fargo Center so every player, every coach and certainly the general manager..." February 17

  • Flyers demote Laughton with Raffl return likely

    Pro Hockey Talk "Zach Bogosian‘s Buffalo debut isn’t the only lineup note for Sunday’s Buffalo Sabres – Philadelphia Flyers game, as Philly’s forward group will look a little different. The Flyers sent Scott Laughton to the AHL, making Michael Raffl‘s return to the mix seem very likely, according to..." February 15

  • Anisimov's overtime winner pushes Blue Jackets past Flyers, 4-3

    Columbus Dispatch "The score Blue Jackets 4, Philadelphia Flyers 3 (OT) The skinny The most prominent statistic is this one: For the first time this season, the Jackets came back from a second-period deficit to win a game. They did it before an animated crowd of 16,403 in the Nationwide Arena. Corey..." February 14

  • Flyers never thought of shutting Steve Mason down for season

    Courier-Post "Four days later, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall finally came clean. His No. 1 goalie, who has a history of knee issues, went under the knife Monday. Steve Mason left Sunday's win over the Washington Capitals when his knee appeared to give out as he pushed off his right foot to head back..." February 14

  • Luke Schenn expected to return Friday

    CSN Philly "Defenseman Luke Schenn expects to return to the Flyers lineup on Friday night against the Blue Jackets. Schenn was a late scratch before Tuesday’s game in Montreal with an upper body injury, but took full practice Thursday at Nationwide Arena. “I just tweaked something a little bit and..." February 12

  • Desharnais lifts Habs to OT win over Flyers

    Montreal Gazette "The skinny: David Desharnais scored on his own rebound at 3:27 of overtime to give the Canadiens a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers Tuesday night at the Bell Centre. The goal brought an end to a goaltending duel between Carey Price and Ray Emery, the Flyers’ backup goaltender who is..." February 11

  • Flyers' Kimmo Timonen addresses potential trade situation

    Courier-Post "The Flyers' apprehension about Kimmo Timonen's return from blood clots was pretty obvious Tuesday as the aging blueliner skated in circles on the practice rink while the rest of the team was in Montreal. Not the usual one, but four emergency medical servicemen were observing him from the other..." February 11

  • Flyers goalie Steve Mason will miss two to three weeks

    USA Today "The Philadelphia Flyers will be without the services of No. 1 goalie Steve Mason at perhaps the worst time. Mason has won five of his last eight decisions and the Flyers have earned points in the standings in each of their last six games as they try a last-ditch effort for a playoff..." February 10

  • Flyers beat Capitals despite losing Steve Mason to injury

    CSN Philly "There were so many opportunities to lose the game, it almost would have made more sense had the Flyers left the Verizon Center with their heads hung low. They lost their starting goaltender. They incurred eight penalties against a dangerously offensive team, and didn’t see their own power-play..." February 09

  • Source: Steve Mason to have arthroscopic surgery on knee

    CSN Philly "Steve Mason didn’t want to undergo an arthroscopic procedure in January, but it now appears he no longer has a choice. After multiple MRIs — more than three — the Flyers and Mason have decided they will scope his right knee to find the source of pain and why it’s been locking up on him, a..." February 09

  • Hextall would be surprised if Mason plays next week

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Philadelphia Flyers earned a much needed 3-1 victory over the Washington Capitals this afternoon, but a dark cloud hung over their accomplishment as starting goaltender Steve Mason left the game due to a lower-body injury. After the contest, Flyers GM Ron Hextall confirmed that Mason..." February 09

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    Sam Carchidi @BroadStBull

    Asked about being dealt to a contender, Timonen said. “We’ll see. What happens, happens. Let’s get back to that issue maybe down the road.”

  • Flyers' Kimmo Timonen to attempt risky comeback from blood clots

    Newark Star-Ledger "Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen refused to give up hope of ending his career on his terms when there appeared to be none. It was just last August that his planned one last shot at winning a Stanley Cup at age 39 seemingly was shot dead. During a family vacation back to his native Finland,..." February 06

  • Laughton, Flyers trying to keep streak alive, gain ground in playoff race "After missing seven games with a concussion, rookie center Scott Laughton will return to the lineup Thursday and try to help the Flyers get over .500 for the first time in two-plus months. The Flyers (22-22-7), who host the New York Islanders, haven’t had a points percentage over .500 since..." February 05

  • Would Evander Kane actually make sense in Philadelphia?

    Broad Street Hockey "It's been a few months since Evander Kane trade rumors popped up, so frankly we were pretty due for this. The Winnipeg Jets forward was a healthy scratch Tuesday night after apparently breaking a team rule by wearing a track suit to a meeting instead of an actual suit. Ink was spilled, feelings..." February 05

  • Wayne Simmonds comfortable with new linemates again

    Courier-Post "Wayne Simmonds doesn't even flinch anymore when he's assigned to a new line. It's happened again to the Flyers right wing, who leads the team in goals with 18 and played most recently with Ryan White and Petr Straka, who was sent back to the minors last week. Due to injuries, the Flyers have..." February 04

  • ESPN wins U.S. broadcast rights to World Cup of Hockey

    SB Nation "The World Wide Leader beat out NBC and FOX. Fans still upset about ESPN's perceived lack of hockey coverage over the last few years will be happy to learn the network has won the U.S. broadcast rights to the World Cup of Hockey. According to TSN's report on Tuesday, ESPN beat out both NBC..." February 04

  • Michael Raffl still not recovered from lengthy illness

    Courier-Post "Few players are happy to skate with Flyers assistant coach Ian Laperriere. It's nothing against the guy, but he's the coach that runs the scratches ragged with extra work. It usually ends with a player hunched over and breathing heavily, trying not to collapse. Before Friday's practice,..." February 04

  • Claude Giroux: Flyers are 'no doubt' a playoff team

    CSN Philly "The odds are not in the Flyers' favor. As of this posting, for instance, there's just a 3.9 percent chance that the Flyers make the playoffs. They're still nine points out of a playoff spot, even after winning four games in a row -- their longest win streak so far this season. Claude Giroux..." February 03

  • Flyers send Straka back to Phantoms "Speedy left winger Petr Straka, who made a strong impression and had two assists over three games with the Flyers, was sent back to the Phantoms on Sunday. That's an indication that Michael Raffl figures to return to the lineup Thursday against the Islanders. Raffl has been sidelined by an..." February 01

  • Ryan White impresses teammates with faceoff success

    CSN Philly "You don’t often see a player take at least 10 faceoff draws during a game and come away with a 90 percent winning efficiency. Ryan White did. He won 9 of 10 draws during Thursday’s 5-2 Flyers victory over Winnipeg. The club’s previous season-high was Claude Giroux’s 83.3 percent efficiency..." January 31

  • Aggressive Flyers beat Jets for 3rd straight win

    CSN Philly "It’s not hard to find a common theme to the Flyers' current three-game win streak in which they have gotten goal support from nine different players. It’s not just scoring, although that certainly helps. It’s the physicality. The Flyers are initiating. They aren’t reacting. When they play..." January 30

  • Flyers' Kimmo Timonen return appears set: Craig Berube 'excited for him coming back'

    Newark Star-Ledger "It appears that Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen is going to return from his career-threatening illness, after all. Almost six months after blood clots were discovered in Timonen's lungs and right calf, the four-time All-Star is preparing for a late-season comeback to the Flyers for what will be..." January 29

  • Ron Hextall: Kimmo Timonen's progress 'moving along'

    CSN Philly "It’s beginning to look as though Kimmo Timonen may get medical clearance from the Flyers to join the club this season. For the first time, general manager Ron Hextall sounded optimistic and positive about his defenseman’s situation. Timonen has been sidelined all season with blood clots in..." January 29

  • Steve Mason saves Flyers in SO win over Coyotes

    CSN Philly "There are undoubtedly easier ways to jump start a hockey team after the All-Star break. Pulling the goalie six minutes into the game, trailing 2-0, probably isn’t on the short list. Yet that’s what Flyers coach Craig Berube did Tuesday night, as the Flyers overcame a brutal start to defeat..." January 28

  • Why the NHL's most hated players are never going away "They tend to be some of the most hated players in the NHL, and when they inevitably do something reckless you probably want them out of the league. They are the guys that spend their time skating along the fine line between "playing with an edge," and playing dirty. On occasion, they will jump..." January 28

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Philadelphia's Zac Rinaldo has been suspended for eight games for charging and boarding Pittsburgh's Kris Letang.

  • Flyers expected to call up Ryan White

    CSN Philly "In anticipation of Zac Rinaldo being suspended, the Flyers are expected to recall center Ryan White from Lehigh Valley. Phantoms head coach Terry Murray told reporters after his team's 4-3 win over St. John's Saturday that White will be called up to the Flyers. Rinaldo is scheduled to meet..." January 25

  • Giroux will continue leading by example "Claude Giroux says that the Flyers are better than their 19-22-7 record indicates, that they should be a playoff team. The Flyers captain, again one of the NHL's leading scorers, has avoided the temptation to erupt after losses. His style isn't to shout, isn't to throw things around the locker..." January 25