Terry Murray, the Phantoms' head coach with plenty of NHL experience, would be an ideal assistant to first-year Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol.
The Flyers on Thursday signed 2014 sixth-round pick Radel Fazleev to an entry-level contract.
Dave Hakstol's system is based on a strong skating back end and for it to work, the Flyers need some defensive depth.
1wFour final-period goals propelled defending champion Russia past the United States 4-0 in the semifinals of the ice hockey world championship on Saturday and set up a final with Canada.
1wThe New York Rangers defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday.
2wIn a sit-down interview with TSN that aired Friday night, Mike Babcock said he should know where he's coaching next season by May 20.
2wThere has been plenty of drama in the NHL playoffs this season. Just not many goals.
2wThe Pittsburgh Penguins took one recently when tweeting at the Discovery Channel. As you can see from the below exchange, it came back to bite them.
2wThe Rangers got a goal from Derek Stepan in overtime to secure a 2-1 win over the Capitals in Game 7 and advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
2wIf the Flyers want Mike Babcock to choose them, GM Ron Hextall must be able to convince the longtime Red Wings coach that the Flyers have a brighter future.
Ron Hextall has more wins than any other goalie in Flyers history (240)