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Gustafsson decides to leave Flyers for KHL

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Gustafsson decides to leave Flyers for KHL

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) First reported early Friday morning by Sports.ru’s Igor Eronko, Philadelphia Flyers RFA Erik Gustafsson has inked a deal with Avantgard Omsk of the KHL. Though the report was confirmed by a pair of Swedish newspapers, it was not completely clear for hours as to whether or not Gustafsson would actually be […]

Hextall to be named new Flyers GM

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Hextall to be named new Flyers GM

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) It was a given that Ron Hextall was brought back to Philadelphia to one day become the general manager of the Flyers, the question has always been when the right time would be to make the move. Ed Snider apparently feels that time is now. The Flyers have called an 11:30 […]

Flyers’ Giroux named a Hart finalist

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Flyers’ Giroux named a Hart finalist

  By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) A day after the Philadelphia Flyers were eliminated from the NHL’s postseason, captain Claude Giroux was named one of the three finalists for the Hart Memorial Trophy as league MVP. Voting members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association cast ballots at the end of the regular season, with the top […]

Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

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Mason stones Rangers in stellar Game 4 return

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) With having played only the final seven minutes of Game 3 during the postseason due to injury, it was tough to tell if Philadelphia Flyers netminder Steve Mason would be up to the challenge in his first start of the series Friday night in Game 4. After all, this was a […]

Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

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Flyers effort must be better in must-win Game 4

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) The Philadelphia Flyers played dump and chase in Game 1 at Madison Square Garden, but not the way it usually operates. Unable to penetrate the New York Rangers’ defensive vale to establish any kind of forecheck and gain possession, what ended up instead happening was Flyers skaters dumped the puck into the New York zone […]

Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

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Mason to return to practice, may start Sunday

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP) This isn’t the way that Steve Mason had imagined his first postseason with the Philadelphia Flyers. As his teammates readied themselves for Game 1 of their Metropolitan Division Semifinal against the New York Rangers, the goaltender was relegated to being an observer. “Very frustrating,” he said after skating Friday at Chelsea […]

Flyers Sign Defensive Prospect Hägg

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Flyers Sign Defensive Prospect Hägg

This morning, the Philadelphia Flyers signed one of the many promising, young defenseman in the system to an entry-level deal. Robert Hägg, the second-round pick in the 2013 draft, inked his first contract with the team. He will report to the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL) on Monday. The 19-year-old defenseman has […]

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Flyers Brutal Stretch Run Starts Well

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Flyers Brutal Stretch Run Starts Well

Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) After the Flyers fell to the New […]

Flyers Acquire MacDonald from Islanders

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Flyers Acquire MacDonald from Islanders

By: Andrew Dintino (@AndrewTOU_THG) The trade deadline is just one day away. Paul Holmgren made his first move today, addressing the team’s biggest need: defense. The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Andrew MacDonald from the New York Islanders, as first reported by Arthur Staple of Newsday. The Flyers will send forward Matt Mangene, a 2014 […]

Potential Trade Targets for Flyers

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Potential Trade Targets for Flyers

By: Andrew Dintino (@AndrewTOU_THG) As Wednesday’s trade deadlines nears, the Philadelphia Flyers continue to pop up as contenders to land several of the marquee players that are available this year. Here are a couple (there are more beyond this list) of the players that the Flyers have been linked to or who would be worthwhile […]