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Flyers-Islanders preseason thoughts: NHL defense highlights Allentown roster
While many in Allentown will get their first glimpse of Nolan Patrick, the NHL defense is what should stand out.​ By Tom Dougherty
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Jumping into esports, Comcast Spectacor adds Philadelphia to Overwatch League
Esports is coming to Philadelphia, as Comcast Spectacor on Wednesday afternoon officially joined the Overwatch League. By Ryan Bright
Claude Giroux, Philadelphia Flyers
Just wingin' it: Giroux appears to embrace possible position change
Claude Giroux saw time at left wing in practice Tuesday and the Flyers' captain appears to be embracing the possible change. By John Boruk
Scott Laughton, Philadelphia Flyers
Finding two-way balance Scott Laughton's key to finally sticking with Flyers
After a year in Lehigh, Scott Laughton knows he needs to focus on defense and doesn't have to be a superstar to make an impact with the Flyers. By John Boruk
With secured spot, Konecny believes he still has to prove himself to Flyers
Many expect Travis Konecny to make a big jump in Year 2, and the Flyers' winger has come to camp with a better grasp of the NHL. By Andrew Kulp
Nolan Patrick, John Tavares, Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, Flyers, Islanders, Flyers-Islanders
Nolan Patrick doesn't look out of place in Flyers' preseason OT loss to Isles
Nolan Patrick didn't look out of place in his first preseason taste, but the Flyers fell, 3-2, Sunday in OT to John Tavares and the Islanders. By John Boruk
Flyers-Islanders preseason observations: Strong effort from young lineup in OT loss
The Flyers, who had a lineup mostly of prospects, dropped their first preseason game, 3-2, Sunday in overtime to the Islanders. By John Boruk
Dean Lombardi
Hextall excited to bring 'sharp guy' Lombardi back to Flyers' front office
Flyers GM Ron Hextall confirmed former Kings GM Dean Lombardi is back with the club and Hextall is anxious to start working with him. By John Boruk
Flyers camp notes, quotes and tidbits: Lehtera's move, sweet connection, more
The first thing Jori Lehtera did when he was traded to the Flyers was Google Philadelphia. Now he's fighting for a spot in camp. By Jordan Hall
2017 Flyers training camp: 5 questions that must be answered
As training camp gets underway for the Flyers, we have five questions that need be to be answered by the season opener in San Jose on Oct. 4. By John Boruk
Flyers open camp with what Voracek calls 'hardest' 1st day of his career
The Flyers opened training camp on Friday with what Jakub Voracek called his "hardest" first day of NHL camp in his career. By John Boruk 
Oskar Lindblom, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers training camp
Oskar Lindblom paired with Claude Giroux on Flyers' top line as camp opens
Friday was only the first day of Flyers camp but there was some excitement with Oskar Lindblom and Claude Giroux paired on the top line. By Andrew Kulp
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers training camp 5 sleepers to watch: Underdog forwards, a camp invite, more
From underdog forwards to an invite and a rising defenseman, here are five sleepers to watch in Flyers training camp, which kicked off Friday. By Jordan Hall
Flyers Notes: Estimating Simmonds' next contract; early edge for Elliott in net?
With David Pastrnak signing a long-term deal with the Bruins on Thursday, what will Wayne Simmonds' next contract look like? By John Boruk
Mikhail Vorobyev, Ivan Kosorenkov
In prospect-studded Flyers rookie game, Vorobyev, Kosorenkov stand out
Mikhail Vorobyev and Ivan Kosorenkov showed the Flyers what they can do in the 4-3 OT rookie game loss on Wednesday. By John Boruk
Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers-Islanders rookie game observations: Sanheim, Vorobyev impress in 4-3 OT loss
The Flyers' prospects surrendered a 3-1 lead en route to a 4-3 overtime loss to the Islanders in Wednesday night's rookie game. By John Boruk
NHL Notes: Vernon Fiddler retires after 14 seasons
Forward Vernon Fiddler is retiring from the NHL after playing 877 games over 14 seasons in the league with four different teams.
Oskar Lindblom, Nolan Patrick, German Rubtsov, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers-Islanders rookie game: Our 1st glimpse at Nolan Patrick, Oskar Lindblom
Tonight's Flyers-Islanders rookie game offers us our first glimpse at Nolan Patrick, but there are plenty of other reasons to watch. By John Boruk
Remembering the best sports video games of all-time
Here are your favorite sports video games of all-time in celebration of National Video Game Day.
Michal Neuvirth welcomes new baby, thus making Uncle Radko
It’s a big year for Michal Neuvirth on the ice, entering the season as the Flyers’ No.
Alex Lyon, Philadelphia Flyers
From studying at Yale to reaching for Flyers, Alex Lyon more than just a goalie
From studying at Yale to Flyers prospect, Alex Lyon has a pair of passions — the study of nuclear war and, of course, playing in the NHL. By John Boruk
Comcast Spectacor bringing professional lacrosse back to Philadelphia
Professional lacrosse is coming back to Philadelphia as Comcast Spectacor is set to acquire a National Lacrosse League franchise.
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Nolan Patrick begins push to make Flyers as rookie camp gets underway
No. 2 overall pick Nolan Patrick took the ice Monday for the opening of rookie camp, marking the start of his journey to make the Flyers. By John Boruk
End to End: Which prospect are you most eager to see at Flyers rookie camp?
In the latest End to End, our Flyers pundits say keep an eye on Travis Sanheim and Mikhail Vorobyev at rookie camp. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Flyers goalie prospect pays homage to 'It' with clown-themed mask
Flyers goalie prospect Alex Lyon paid homage to "It" with a disturbing clown-themed vask.
Philadelphia Flyers prospects
Flyers rookie camp: Outlook, projections for roster with lots of NHL hopefuls
Let's fully break down the Flyers' 2017 rookie camp roster, which is bubbling with more-than-usual NHL hopefuls. By Jordan Hall
Flyers Notes: Hextall on Stolarz's long-term injury prognosis, pro tryouts
Flyers GM Ron Hextall on Saturday discussed Anthony Stolarz's knee injury and cleared up some previously reported misinformation. By John Boruk
Vancouver Canucks, NHL, Bo Horvat
NHL Notes: Canucks give Bo Horvat 6-year, $33 million extension
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Bo Horvat landing a six-year, $33 million extension with the Canucks.
Anthony Stolarz, Philadelphia Flyers, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Anthony Stolarz Flyers
Anthony Stolarz (knee) out indefinitely after surgery to repair torn meniscus
Flyers goalie prospect Anthony Stolarz is out indefinitely after having surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his left knee. By Jordan Hall
Jordan Weal talks nearly going to Vegas, 'politics' that kept him in AHL
Jordan Weal talked nearly going to Vegas in the expansion draft and the "politics" that may have kept him in the AHL longer than needed. By John Boruk
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL, Sidney Crosby
NHL Notes: Sidney Crosby hangs with rookies as Penguins prep for Cup defense
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Sidney Crosby's preparation for the upcoming season as the Penguins seek a three-peat.
Flyers announce 2017 training camp schedule, roster
The Flyers on Thursday announced the roster and schedule for 2017 training camp, which begins next week. By Jordan Hall
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Check and check: Why Nolan Patrick should make Flyers without question
Will Nolan Patrick make the Flyers? It's a no-brainer because the No. 2 overall pick checks the two obvious boxes. By Jordan Hall
Ottawa Senators, NHL, Erik Karlsson
NHL Notes: Sens' Karlsson still has no timetable for return after foot surgery
Erik Karlsson has no timetable for a return to the ice after having offseason foot surgery. That and other news from around the NHL.
Giroux on JR's criticism: 'I don't think there was anything negative'
Claude Giroux on Wednesday didn't disagree with former Flyer Jeremy Roenick's criticism that he lets too much outside noise inside his head. By John Boruk
In more ways than one, Flyers' young defense has unprecedented look
The Flyers are entering training camp and 2017-18 with an unprecedented situation on defense, but that doesn't mean it's a weakness. By Tom Dougherty
Buffalo Sabres, NHL, Jack Eichel
NHL Notes: Sabres star Jack Eichel focused on hockey, not contract talks
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Sabres star center Jack Eichel keeping his focus on hockey and not his contract talks.
Shayne Gostisbehere, Philadelphia Flyers
Shayne Gostisbehere couldn't have asked for a better offseason
Aside from signing a lucrative contract extension, Shayne Gostisbehere had an offseason of calm, unlike last summer. By John Boruk
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, Alexander Wennberg
NHL Notes: Blue Jackets give Alexander Wennberg 6-year, $29.4 million deal
Alexander Wennberg signed a six-year, 29.4 million contract to remain with the Blue Jackets. That and other news from around the NHL.
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers, Ron Hextall
No surprises here: Hextall leaves door open for Patrick's return to WHL
For better or worse, Ron Hextall left the door open for Nolan Patrick to return to the WHL this season — and that's not surprising. By John Boruk
The Charles Barkley-Ron Hextall bromance has reached the gift level
Sir Charles was a guest on the Mike Missanelli show on Tuesday and received a personalized Ron Hextall jersey.
Washington Capitals, NHL, Alex Ovechkin
NHL Notes: Slimmer Alex Ovechkin makes early debut at Capitals' workouts
A slimmer Alex Ovechkin showed up early at the Capitals' summer workouts. That and other news from around the NHL.
Phil Myers, Oskar Lindblom
Feeling like NHLers, Flyers prospects Myers, Lindblom ready to reach dreams
Feeling like NHLers at the NHLPA Rookie Showcase on Monday, Phil Myers and Oskar Lindblom are hungry to join the Flyers. By Dhiren Mahiban
Rhys Hoskins, Eric Lindros, Floyd Mayweather
Rob's Rants: Let's savor Hoskins; Lindros a no-brainer; Mayweather-McGregor talk
From Rhys Hoskins' run to Eric Lindros' next honor to the big money fight, plenty to discuss in our latest rants. By Rob Ellis
Flyers to retire Eric Lindros' iconic No. 88 on Jan. 18
The Flyers will retire and send Eric Lindros' iconic No. 88 to the rafters prior to the game vs. the Maple Leafs on Jan. 18. By Greg Paone
End to End: Which Flyers prospect has most to lose in 2017-18?
Which Flyers prospect has the most to lose in 2017-18? Our resident hockey pundits go End to End on the topic.
End to End: Which Flyers prospect has most to gain in 2017-18?
Which Flyers prospect has the most to gain in 2017-18? Our resident hockey pundits go End to End on the topic.
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Budding stars, promising young cores give Philly fans hope for future
With each of the four major sports teams having at least one budding star in their grasp, there is reason for hope in Philadelphia. By Rob Ellis
Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux
After offseason of change, Simmonds excited for spark from Flyers' youth
Wayne Simmonds was sad to see some teammates depart this offseason, but believes the Flyers' "youth can spark the veterans." By Dhiren Mahiban
Chris Pryor, Ron Hextall, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers assistant GM Pryor talks Nolan Patrick, Brian Elliott, young D and more
Flyers assistant GM and director of player personnel Chris Pryor talked a variety of topics on Wednesday looking ahead to the 2017-18 season. By Jordan Hall
Jaromir Jagr, Philadelphia Flyers, Florida Panthers, Jaromir Jagr mullet
End to End: Jaromir Jagr is still available … Flyers?
Future Hall of Famer and former Flyer Jaromir Jagr is still available. Our resident hockey analysts ask, should the Flyers have any interest?
End to End: Should the Flyers pursue David Pastrnak?
With David Pastrnak reportedly available, our resident hockey analysts break down whether the Flyers should target the 21-year-old winger.
NHL Notes: Devils lose Travis Zajac for 4-6 months with pectoral injury
The Devils on Thursday lost top center Travis Zajac to four to six months with a torn left pectoral.
NHL Notes: Oilers sign star Leon Draisaitl to mega 8-year contract
The wait is over in Edmonton, as the Oilers signed Leon Draisaitl to an eight-year contract extension with an AAV of $8.5 million.
Union top fan experience in Philly while Eagles come in last, study says
What's the best fan experience for your buck in Philadelphia? J.D. Power ranks them.
ESPN analyst ranks Flyers' farm system No. 1 in NHL
If you think things are looking up for the Flyers, you're not the only one, as an NHL expert has the team's farm system ranked No. 1 in the NHL.
Michal Neuvirth, Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Flyers goalies
End to End: How should the Flyers employ their 2-goalie system?
Our resident Flyers analysts are back breaking down the Flyers' two-goalie system and how Dave Hakstol should employ his tandem.
End to End: Expectations for Ivan Provorov in Year 2 with Flyers
After his stellar rookie campaign, what can we expect out of Ivan Provorov in his second season with the Flyers? Our resident hockey pundits discuss.
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
End to End: If Nolan Patrick makes Flyers, where does he best fit?
If Nolan Patrick makes the Flyers, where does he best fit in the lineup? Our resident hockey pundits go End to End on the topic.
Flyers sign 2017 draft picks Frost, Ratcliffe to entry-level contracts
The Flyers on Thursday signed 2017 draft picks Morgan Frost and Isaac Ratcliffe to their entry-level contracts. By Tom Dougherty
Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds, Jakub Voracek
Flyers need more offense this season … after all, they're paying for it
For what they're paying at the foward position, the Flyers haven't gotten nearly enough goal production to make it money well spent. By John Boruk
Buffalo Sabres, NHL, Jack Eichel
NHL Notes: Jack Eichel, Sabres reportedly negotiating 8-year contract
Jack Eichel is reportedly in negotiations on a maximum eight-year contract with the Sabres. That and more from around the NHL.
Minnesota Wild, NHL, Mikael Granlund
NHL Notes: Wild agree with Mikael Granlund on 3-year, $17.25 million deal
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Mikael Granlund and the Wild agreeing to a new three-year, $17.25 million deal
Columbus Blue Jackets, NHL, John Tortorella
NHL Notes: Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella gets 1-year extension
Coach John Tortorella was given a one-year contract extension by the the Blue Jackets. That and more from around the NHL.
Philadelphia Flyers
Going National: Flyers to play 16 games on national TV in 2017-18
NBC on Monday released its 2017-18 national TV schedule and it includes 16 games featuring the Flyers.
Alex Lyon, Anthony Stolarz
End to End: Alex Lyon or Anthony Stolarz, who gets called to Flyers first?
If the Flyers need to call up a goalie this season, who will get the first call — Alex Lyon or Anthony Stolarz? Our hockey analysts discuss.
Travis Sanheim, Phil Myers, Philadelphia Flyers
End to End: Travis Sanheim or Phil Myers, who will see Flyers first?
Between defensive prospects Travis Sanheim and Phil Myers, who will see the Flyers first? Our resident hockey pundits have answers.
Ryan Johansen
Predators sign Ryan Johansen to franchise-record contract
The Predators on Friday locked up stalwart center Ryan Johansen with a franchise-record eight-year, $64 million deal.
Andrei Markov, Montreal Canadiens
Flyers' camp tryout candidate Andrei Markov returning to Russia to play in KHL
Andrei Markov, a possible candidate for a Flyers training camp tryout, has elected to move back to Russia to play in the KHL. By John Boruk
Boston Bruins, NHL, Ryan Spooner
NHL Notes: Bruins, Ryan Spooner avoid arbitration with 1-year deal
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including the Bruins avoiding arbitration with Ryan Spooner by agreeing to a one-year deal.
Terrell Owens, Kris Letang
Former Eagle dusts current Penguin in very important footrace
For some reason, Terrell Owens was working out with Penguins defenseman Kris Letang — and made him look silly. By Christina Betz
NHL Notes: Rangers ink Mika Zibanejad to 5-year extension
The Rangers have inked center Mika Zibanejad to a five-year extension. Here's that and more around the NHL on Tuesday.
Philadelphia Rebels
There's a new game — and Briere — in town: The Philadelphia Rebels
Philadelphia hockey fans can watch Carson Briere and the Rebels, who on Monday announced their move to the city. By John Boruk
NHL Notes: Penguins sign defenseman Brian Dumoulin to 6-year contract
The Penguins on Monday signed Brian Dumoulin to a six-year contract that will pay the defenseman $4.1 million per season. That and more from around the NHL.
Cooper Marody, Brendan Warren
Cooper Marody and Brendan Warren, a 'Go Blue' bond united with Flyers
No longer just Michigan teammates, Cooper Marody and Brendan Warren are dreaming of an NHL future — together with the Flyers. By Jordan Hall
End to End: Discussing expectations for Scott Laughton in 2017-18
Our resident Flyers analysts discuss their 2017-18 expectations for Scott Laughton, who's no longer waiver exempt.
End to End: Breaking down the state of Claude Giroux
Should the Flyers be concerned about Claude Giroux or was 2016-17 an anomaly? Our resident hockey analysts break it down. 
Detroit Red Wings, NHL, Tomas Tatar
NHL Notes: Tomas Tatar, Red Wings agree on deal worth $21.2 million deal
Tomas Tatar reached an agreement on a four-year contract worth $21.2 million with the Red Wings. That and more from around the NHL.
Forget Bobby Ryan, Johnny Gaudreau wants to play for Flyers someday
Forget about Cherry Hill's Bobby Ryan. Carneys Point's Johnny Gaudreau wants to play for the Flyers someday. Sorry, Mike Trout.
Noah Cates, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Noah Cates Flyers
A high school hit, Flyers draft pick Noah Cates now looks ahead
Flyers draft pick Noah Cates became a national hit with an unforgettable goal in high school, but now he has bigger goals ahead. By Jordan Hall
Wake-up Call: Nolan Patrick's on-ice debut delayed
John Boruk has everything you need in Philly sports, including Nolan Patrick's on-ice rehab delayed because of a facial infection, as well as Nick Williams and the Phillies coming home to face the Brewers.
What is the best play in Philly sports history?
Throughout the week, you have picked the top four plays in Philadelphia sports history. Vote below to pick the single best play of the final four.  Watch Philly Sports Talk at 5 p.m. on CSN to see which...
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
How Flyers draft pick Nolan Patrick's injury could have been career-ending
The complexity of core muscle injuries is why Nolan Patrick's issue could have been career-threatening for the Flyers' top pick. By John Boruk
AHL allowing players on minor-league deals to go to Olympics
Players on American Hockey League contracts will be eligible to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Nicolas Aube-Kube
As he enters 2nd AHL season, keep an eye on Flyers prospect Aube-Kubel
Flyers prospect Nicolas Aube-Kubel is more comfortable now in the AHL, which could mean for a rediscovered scoring touch. By Jordan Hall
What's the best play in Flyers history?
Choose the best play in Flyers history and then tune into Philly Sports Talk to see which one grabbed the top spot.
Ivan Kosorenkov, Philadelphia Flyers
Undrafted winger Ivan Kosorenkov to attend Flyers rookie training camp
Undrafted winger Ivan Kosorenkov will attend Flyers rookie training camp, his agent confirmed to on Tuesday. By Jordan Hall
Matthew Strome, Philadelphia Flyers
Always learning and listening, Matthew Strome won't stop with Flyers
With two brothers in the NHL, Flyers draft pick Matthew Strome knows how to take advice — and that should only help his skating. By Jordan Hall
Chicago Blackhawks, NHL, Brian Campbell
NHL Notes: Defenseman Brian Campbell retiring after 17 seasons
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Blackhawks defenseman Brian Campbell calling it a career after 17 seasons.
Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL, Sidney Crosby
Even Sidney Crosby's little sister pokes fun at him
Sibling rivalries never fade — at least not in the Crosby family, that is. By Mitchell Gladstone
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers sign No. 2 overall pick Nolan Patrick to entry-level contract
The Flyers on Monday signed second overall pick Nolan Patrick to an entry-level contract. By Tom Dougherty 
Phil Myers, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Phil Myers Flyers
Phil Myers, bulked up, pledges this Flyers training camp will be different
With a full summer of training behind him, Phil Myers said this September's training camp will be different than last year's. By Tom Dougherty
Morgan Frost, Philadelphia Flyers
The other 1st-round pick, Morgan Frost can help Flyers, too
Similar to Nolan Patrick, Morgan Frost was a first-round pick of the Flyers that excels by making those around him better. By Jordan Hall
Alex Lyon, Anthony Stolarz
Flyers re-sign RFAs Lyon, Stolarz, setting up intriguing competition in AHL
The Flyers on Saturday night re-signed goalies Alex Lyon and Anthony Stolarz and forward Cole Bardreau. By Tom Dougherty
Nico Hischier, New Jersey Devils, Devils
NHL Notes: Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Hischier to max entry-level contract
The New Jersey Devils on Saturday signed No. 1 overall pick Nico Hischier to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract.
After popping at WJCs, Mikhail Vorobyev sees 'good opportunity' with Phantoms
After breaking onto the scene at the world juniors, Mikhail Vorobyev sees a "good opportunity" in North America with the Phantoms. By Tom Dougherty
Jeremy Roenick, Claude Giroux
Jeremy Roenick on Claude Giroux: 'He lets everything get into his mind'
Jeremy Roenick challenged Claude Giroux on Friday. Ultimately, he wants the Flyers' captain to stop letting "everything get into his mind." By Jordan Hall
Tampa Bay Lightning, NHL, Ondrej Palat
NHL Notes: Lightning re-sign Ondrej Palat to 5-year, $26.5 million deal
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including the Lightning re-signing Ondrej Palat to a five-year, $26.5 million deal.
Travis Sanheim welcomes competition, 'coming to make the Flyers'
If there isn't a spot open on the Flyers' defense for Travis Sanheim in 2017-18, he's ready to make himself one. By Jordan Hall
Flyers re-sign Taylor Leier, who is expected to open season with Phantoms
The Flyers on Friday re-signed restricted free agent Taylor Leier. By Jordan Hall
Carolina Hurricanes, NHL, Peter Karmanos Jr.
NHL Notes: Hurricanes owner considers reported $500 million offer to sell team
Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering a reported offer of $500 million to sell the franchise. That and more from around the NHL.
Finally with age group, Flyers prospect German Rubtsov eyeing bigger things
German Rubtsov is eyeing bigger things entering his first full season in North America, but where will he be in 2017-18? By Tom Dougherty
Travis Sanheim, Philadelphia Flyers
Travis Sanheim gives us up-close glimpse of Flyers' AAA Trial on the Isle
Thanks to Travis Sanheim, we got a firsthand look at the Flyers' AAA Trial on the Isle on Wednesday. By Jordan Hall
Carolina Hurricanes, NHL, Jaccob Slavin
NHL Notes: Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin agrees to 7-year extension
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin agreeing to a seven-year extension.
The700Level's 4th Annual Philly Sports Awards: The KULPYs
Handing out trite, meaningless honors to the sufficiently decorated professional athletes, coaches and executives in Philadelphia sports.
Carter Hart, Felix Sandstrom, Philadelphia Flyers
Felix Sandstrom, Carter Hart, Flyers' tandem of the future? Count on it
Do the Flyers envision Felix Sandstrom and Carter Hart as their future tandem in net? Bet on that being the case. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers development camp
Notes, quotes and tidbits from Flyers development camp: 3-on-3 tourney day
Tuesday was 3-on-3 tournament day at Flyers development camp. Who impressed, what to make of it and more. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Scott Laughton, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers sign Laughton to 2-year deal after 'terrific year' with Phantoms
The Flyers on Tuesday signed center Scott Laughton to a two-year contract extension. By Jordan Hall
Coyotes hire former Flyer Rick Tocchet as head coach
The Arizona Coyotes have hired Rick Tocchet as head coach, turning the team over to a man who helped the Pittsburgh Penguins win the past two Stanley Cup titles.
How teenage goalie prospect Carter Hart is already mentally fit for Flyers' future
Is Carter Hart the Flyers' goalie of the future? The teenager is already mentally fit for the pressure of being in an NHL net. By Tom Dougherty
Dallas Stars, NHL, Radek Faksa
NHL Notes: Radek Faksa re-signs with Stars on 3-year contract
The Stars re-signed center Radek Faksa to a three-year contract worth $6.6 million. That and more news from around the NHL.
On his own time, Oskar Lindblom puts himself right there with Flyers
Knocking on the NHL's door, Oskar Lindblom's ascension into one of the Flyers' most anticipated prospects is a large part of his own. By Jordan Hall
Pascal Laberge, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Flyers' Laberge out to be 'the real me' following dark days from concussion
After enduring yet another year filled with adversity, Pascal Laberge, 19, hopes to show the Flyers his true self in 2017-18. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers development camp
5 observations from Flyers development camp: Impressive Rubtsov and more
Morgan Frost, German Rubtsov, Ivan Kosorenkov and more in five observations from Flyers development camp on Saturday. By Jordan Hall
Notes, quotes and tidbits from Flyers development camp: Early look, Patrick, more
From Ron Hextall's focus to Nolan Patrick, everything you need to know from Flyers development camp. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Kevin Klein, New York Rangers
NHL Notes: Rangers D Kevin Klein retires after 12 seasons
New York Rangers 32-year-old defenseman Kevin Klein has retired after playing parts of 12 seasons in the NHL. That and more from around hockey
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
No more 'sharp, shooting pain,' Nolan Patrick excited to feel like himself again
With the pain of his sports hernia behind him, Flyers rookie Nolan Patrick is excited to feel 100 percent for the first time in a while. By Jordan Hall
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Oskar Lindblom, Morgan Frost, Philippe Myers
The name game: 5 players to watch for 2017 Flyers development camp
Which players should you keep a close eye on as Flyers development camp gets underway? John Boruk breaks down the top prospects to watch.
5 things to know for 2017 Flyers development camp
Flyers development camp starts Friday morning and Jordan Hall has five things know before the organization's prospects hit the ice.
Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers, Connor McDavid
NHL Notes: Oilers sign star Connor McDavid to 8-year, $100 million deal
The Oilers have signed star captain Connor McDavid to an eight-year, $100 million deal. That and more from around the NHL.
NHL Notes: Capitals sign Andre Burakovsky to 2-year contract
The Capitals on Tuesday signed right winger Andre Burakovsky to a two-year, $6 million contract.
NHL Notes: Stars ink Alexander Radulov to 5-year deal; Jagr still available
The Stars signed winger Alexander Radulov to a five-year, $31.25 million deal Monday.
Ron Hextall, Chris Pryor, Philadelphia Flyers
Future Flyers Report: A look at what lies ahead in Ron Hextall's plan
While the Flyers' youth movement begins in 2017-18, Ron Hextall's long-term plan isn't nearly complete. A look at what's ahead. By Tom Dougherty
Roman Lyubimov rejects Flyers' qualifying offer, returning to KHL
After one season with the Flyers, Roman Lyubimov is returning home to the KHL. By Matt Bowker
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, Jordan Weal, Ron Hextall
5 Flyers free agency observations: Ron Hextall's subtle but smart work
Ron Hextall wasn't too busy in free agency, but the Flyers' GM made subtle but smart moves that won't block the youth movement. By Jordan Hall
Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens, Canadiens
NHL Notes: Canadiens sign goalie Carey Price to 8-year extension
The Montreal Canadiens on Sunday signed goalie Carey Price to an eight-year contract extension that runs through 2025-26.
Ron Hextall: 'Change' main reason Flyers, Steve Mason parted ways
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall on Sunday said the team was looking for a "change" in moving on from Steve Mason. By Greg Paone
NHL Notes: Scott Hartnell signs with Predators
Scott Hartnell on Saturday signed a one-year, $1 million deal with the Predators. That and more on NHL free agency.
Brian Elliott, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers, Calgary Flames
In familiar situation, Brian Elliott welcomes Flyers' platoon with Neuvirth
For Brian Elliott, platoons have been something he's dealt with his entire career. With the Flyers, it'll be no different. By Tom Dougherty
It's official: Flyers sign goalie Brian Elliott to 2-year deal
The Flyers on Saturday signed veteran goalie Brian Elliott to a two-year deal. By Tom Dougherty
Flyers re-sign RFA Mike Vecchione to 2-year deal
The Flyers on Saturday re-signed forward Mike Vecchione to a two-year deal and added to the organizational depth with two AHL signings. By Greg Paone
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers, Ron Hextall
Fret not, Flyers fans: Nolan Patrick's surgery is no nightmare
Nolan Patrick's surgery was a product of the Flyers' thoroughness before the NHL draft, and that's a positive. By Jordan Hall
NHL, Minnesota Wild, Jason Pominville
NHL Notes: Sabres bring back Jason Pominville in trade with Wild
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including the Sabres making a trade to bring back Jason Pominville.
What's behind Patrick's surgery? Full breakdown & what it means for 2017-18
If you were hoping to see Nolan Patrick take the ice at Flyers' development camp, you're out of luck. By Tom Dougherty and Jordan Hall
Flyers to reportedly sign Brian Elliott; don't intend to block youth in free agency
It appears the Flyers have found their goalie in Brian Elliott, who will reportedly sign a two-year deal with the team Saturday. By Jordan Hall
Scott Hartnell, Columbus Blue Jackets, Philadelphia Flyers
End to End: Should the Flyers consider bringing back Scott Hartnell?
The Blue Jackets on Thursday bought out Scott Hartnell. Is a Hartnell-Flyers reunion really that crazy? Our hockey residents debate.
Jordan Weal, Wayne Simmonds, Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers
Jordan Weal's emergence makes Vinny Lecavalier trade look that much sweeter
With Jordan Weal's emergence and extension, the Flyers' trade of Vinny Lecavalier looks like a major coup for Ron Hextall. By Tom Dougherty
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Jordan Weal
Jordan Weal re-signs with Flyers, excited for potential in 2017-18
The Flyers on Thursday night re-signed forward Jordan Weal to a two-year extension, two days before the start of NHL free agency. By Jordan Hall
Jaromir Jagr
Ex-Flyer and ageless legend Jaromir Jagr is killing it on Twitter with free agency
Jaromir Jagr is turning into a must-follow on Twitter as NHL free agency kicks into high gear.
Steve Mason
Agent: Steve Mason will not return to Flyers, sign elsewhere
Steve Mason's time in Philadelphia has ended as he will be playing elsewhere next season, his agent confirmed Thursday. By Tom Dougherty
NHL Notes: Blue Jackets buy out former Flyer Scott Hartnell
The Blue Jackets bought out Scott Hartnell on Thursday, making the veteran an unrestricted free agent. Here's that and more around the NHL.
It sure sounds like Hakstol expects a much larger role for Konecny in Year 2
After being benched three times his rookie season, Travis Konecny appears set for a much larger role in 2017-18. By Tom Dougherty
Antti Niemi, Dallas Stars
Flyers free-agent goalie fits: With current market, is Antti Niemi an option?
Up until July 1, the day free agency begins, we will profile the best goalie options on the market for the Flyers. Today, we look at Antti Niemi.
Patrik Berglund
NHL Notes: Blues lose Patrik Berglund until December after shoulder surgery
The Blues on Wednesday announced they'll be wihtout forward Patrik Berglund until December after surgery on his left shoulder.
Brian Elliott
Flyers free-agent goalie fits: Veteran tandem with Brian Elliott?
Up until July 1, the day free agency begins, we will profile the best goalie options on the market for the Flyers. Today, we look at Brian Elliott.
Flyers free-agent goalie fits: Reunite Bernier with Hextall, Dillabaugh?
Up until July 1, the day free agency begins, we will profile the best goalie options on the market for the Flyers. Today, we look at Jonathan Bernier.
Flyers re-sign defenseman Mark Alt to 1-year, 2-way deal
The Flyers on Tuesday re-signed defenseman Mark Alt to a one-year, two-way deal. By Tim Panaccio
Anthony Stolarz, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers extend qualifying offers to 7 restricted free agents
The Flyers extended qualifying offers on Monday to seven restricted free agents, including Anthony Stolarz, Scott Laughton and Mike Vecchione. By Tim Panaccio
Steve Mason, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers free-agent goalie fits: Bring back Steve Mason?
Up until July 1, the day free agency begins, we will profile the best goalie options on the market for the Flyers, starting with Steve Mason.
Mark Rechhi, Philadelphia Flyers
Former Flyers forward Mark Recchi elected to Hockey Hall of Fame
Mark Recchi was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday after a 22-year career that included 10 seasons with the Flyers. By Tim Panaccio
Antti Niemi, Dallas Stars
NHL Notes: Stars waive goalie Niemi and intend to buy him out, AP source says
The Dallas Stars have placed goalie Antti Niemi on waivers and intend to buy out the last year of his contract, a source tells the AP. That and more from around the NHL.
Dave Hakstol, Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers
Nolan Patrick to get every chance to make Flyers this fall
Dave Hakstol discussed his evaluation of Flyers draft pick Nolan Patrick and reiterated Ron Hextall's comments on his chance to make the roster. By Tim Panaccio
Brayden Schenn, Philadelphia Flyers
Brayden Schenn 'shocked' by trade, leaves Flyers with 'mixed emotions'
Brayden Schenn said he was "shocked" at being traded to St. Louis, leaving Philly with "mixed emotions" after six years. By Tim Panaccio.
Not a rebuild: Flyers expecting immediate impact from young players
With the trade of Brayden Schenn, GM Ron Hextall admitted the Flyers are getting younger, but refused to call it a rebuild. By Tim Panaccio
Nolan Patrick, Brayden Schenn, Morgan Frost, Philadelphia Flyers
Future Flyers Report: Breaking down Schenn trade and the NHL draft
Nolan Patrick is a Flyer, Brayden Schenn is not and who the heck is Morgan Frost? Tom Dougherty has 10 thoughts on the 2017 NHL draft.
Cayden Primeau ecstatic to join Canadiens' goaltending fraternity
The Flyers didn't draft Cayden Primeau and that's OK with Keith Primeau, who was ecstatic to see Montreal trade up to draft his son. By Tim Panaccio
Matthew Strome, Ron Hextall, Isaac Ratcliffe
Ron Hextall, Flyers follow through with wingers on Day 2 of NHL draft
Ron Hextall and the Flyers wanted to target wingers in the 2017 NHL draft, and they did so Saturday on Day 2. By Tim Panaccio
Hextall doesn't make move for veteran goalie; Mason 'still in the mix'
The Flyers didn't make a move for a veteran goalie but Ron Hextall said impending free agent Steve Mason "is still in the mix." By Tim Panaccio
Isaac Ratcliffe, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers jump to draft 6-6 LW Ratcliffe, who can be 'a force in the future'
The Flyers liked Isaac Ratcliffe so much that they traded three picks to move up and select the big winger at No. 35 overall on Saturday. By Tim Panaccio
Ron Hextall, Chris Pryor, Philadelphia Flyers
2017 NHL draft Day 2: Tracking all of the Flyers' picks
The Flyers finished Day 1 of the NHL draft with a trade and opened Day 2 in the same fashion. Here's how they made out Saturday. By Jordan Hall
Photo Gallery: Meet No. 2 pick Nolan Patrick
With the No. 2 pick in the 2017 NHL draft on Friday, the Flyers selected Brandon Wheat Kings center Nolan Patrick.
Nolan Patrick, Philadelphia Flyers, Ron Hextall
Check all the boxes? Hextall, Flyers know what they have in Patrick
After gathering "a lot of information," Ron Hextall and the Flyers felt strongly in drafting Nolan Patrick with the No. 2 pick Friday. By Tim Panaccio
Morgan Frost, Philadelphia Flyers
Whoops: Morgan Frost deletes harsh tweet about Flyers from past
Flyers draft pick Morgan Frost had a couple critical tweets about the Flyers from the past that quickly resurfaced Friday night.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Nolan Patrick, Jori Lehtera
Ron Hextall on Flyers' logjam of centers: 'Someone has to play the wing'
The Flyers drafted Nolan Patrick No. 2 and acquired Jori Lehtera in a trade, giving them a familiar problem of having a glut of centers. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Nolan Patrick
Health concerns behind him, Patrick has 'special day' being drafted by Flyers
With health concerns and questions about where he would end up behind him, Nolan Patrick is excited to get started with the Flyers. By Tim Panaccio
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Jori Lehtera, Brayden Schenn, Morgan Frost
Flyers trade Schenn to Blues for No. 27 pick Frost, Lehtera, additional pick
The Flyers shipped Brayden Schenn to the Blues on Friday for the No. 27 pick Morgan Frost, Jori Lehtera and a conditional first-round pick. By Jordan Hall
New Jersey Devils, NHL, Nico Hischier
More NHL Notes: Devils draft Nico Hischier with No. 1 overall pick
The Devils selected Nico Hischier with the No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft. That and more news from around the NHL.
Philadelphia Flyers, NHL, Nolan Patrick
Flyers select Nolan Patrick with No. 2 overall pick in NHL draft
The speculation of which prospect would fall to No. 2 is over as the Flyers drafted Canadian center Nolan Patrick on Friday night. By Tim Panaccio
Nico Hischier, 2017 NHL draft
U.S. junior team coach recalls the time he witnessed 'electric' Hischier
Nico Hischier, who may fall to the Flyers at No. 2 in the draft, opened eyes when he nearly beat the U.S. in 2017. By Jordan Hall
NHL Notes: Hawks swap Panarin for Saad ; Rangers send Stepan to Coyotes
Just hours before the NHL draft, teams are turning in blockbuster trades.
After Patrick or Hischier at No. 2, Flyers open to trading into late 1st round
The draft doesn't end with Nico Hischier or Nolan Patrick. With 11 picks, the Flyers are open to anything. By Tim Panaccio
Dave Hakstol, Philadelphia Flyers, Dave Hakstol Flyers, Flyers
Hextall supports proposed rule change deterring coach's challenges on offsides
Ron Hextall supports a new proposed rule change that will deter coaches from challenging offsides calls. By Tim Panaccio
Ron Hextall, Philadelphia Flyers
Ron Hextall, Flyers could address goalie position with trade at NHL draft
Not only will the Flyers pick at No. 2 overall in the NHL draft this weekend, but Ron Hextall may also acquire a veteran goalie. By Tim Panaccio
Nolan Patrick, Nico Hischier, Philadelphia Flyers
Who will fall to Flyers? Patrick, Hischier excited but ready for anything at draft
Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier both know the Flyers by now and are ready for all possibilities at the NHL draft on Friday night. By Tim Panaccio
Bellemare posts heartfelt message to Flyers and their fans
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare posted a photo of himself skating in the orange and black with a big smile on his face with a heartfelt message.
Flyers begin 2017-18 season out West, face Vegas for 1st time in February
The Flyers on Thursday revealed their 2017-18 schedule and they'll begin the season out West and face Vegas for the first time Feb. 11. By Tom Dougherty
NHL Notes: Oilers trade Jordan Eberle to Islanders
The Edmonton Oilers on Thursday traded forward Jordan Eberle to the New York Islanders in one of several big moves in the NHL.
Watch host use Sidney Crosby to mock the Flyers at NHL Awards
The NHL Awards took place last night and that meant making fun of the Philadelphia Flyers.
Dougherty's 2017 Flyers mock draft: More than just No. 2 pick in Rounds 1-4
Will it be Nolan Patrick or Nico Hischier at No. 2? The Devils will make that call for the Flyers, who have seven picks in Rounds 1-4. By Tom Dougherty
Hextall talks Flyers' draft focus, scouting reports on top prospects and more
Ron Hextall believes this year's NHL draft is a good one, headlined by Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, but other players, as well. By Tim Panaccio
Hextall: Vegas 'obviously did their homework' on Bellemare
After losing Pierre-Edouard Bellemare Bellemare to Vegas, Ron Hextall said the Golden Knights "obviously did their homework." By Tim Panaccio
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL, Marc-Andre Fleury
NHL Notes: Marc-Andre Fleury leads expansion draft selections
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including the Las Vegas Golden Knights announcing their expansion draft picks that were led by goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.
Mark Smith
Flyers give assault victim Mark Smith memorable day at Skate Zone
Shayne Gostisbehere, Anthony Stolarz and the Flyers gave Mark Smith, a recent assault victim, a memorable day at Skate Zone. By Jordan Hall
Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
Vegas selects Flyers' Pierre-Edouard Bellemare in expansion draft
The Flyers lost French forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare to Vegas in Wednesday night's expansion draft. By Tim Panaccio
Jakub Voracek
Flyers to open on West Coast again; host Capitals in home opener
The Flyers go west to start for the second straight year as they'll open in San Jose before coming home to face the Capitals in the home opener. By Greg Paone
Michal Raffl, Matt Read, Pierre-Edouard Bellemare, Michal Neuvirth
Logical choices for Vegas as Flyers prepare to lose player in expansion draft
The Flyers will lose a player in Wednesday's expansion draft, and they have many logical candidates for Vegas to pick from. By Tim Panaccio
Marian Hossa
Blackhawks' Marian Hossa to miss 2017-18 season because of skin disorder
Chicago star Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 season because of a progressive skin disorder that he says won't let him play to his full abilities.
And the Flyers' new jerseys are ... the same?
The NHL and Adidas revealed the league's new set of jerseys Tuesday night and, uh, the Flyers' are pretty much unchanged. By Mitchell Gladstone
Las Vegas Golden Knights, NHL, Fireworks
NHL Notes: Awards, expansion draft collide in Las Vegas
We look at some news and notes from around the NHL, including the yearly awards show and the expansion draft both colliding in Las Vegas.
With client unprotected, Jordan Weal's agent has talked to Vegas
With the expansion draft looming Wednesday, the Vegas Golden Knights have been in contact with Jordan Weal's agent. By Tim Panaccio
Ron Hextall, Flyers 'expect to hit on late, mid-round picks' in draft
With the rise of 2014 fifth-round pick Oskar Lindblom, Ron Hextall is hoping the Flyers hit on another mid- to late-round pick. By Tim Panaccio
Arizona Coyotes, NHL, Shane Doan
NHL Notes: Coyotes won't offer captain Shane Doan a contract
The Coyotes have decided against offering captain Shane Doan a contract. That and other news from around the NHL.
James Patrick, Nolan Patrick, 2017 NHL draft
Through his uncle's eyes: A glimpse behind Nolan Patrick's story
James Patrick knew early his nephew Nolan was destined for hockey. Now, Nolan's on the verge of the NHL — and maybe the Flyers. By Jordan Hall
Aware of history of No. 2 pick, Hextall, Flyers must hit at NHL draft
Historically, the No. 2 pick has churned out stars but will this year be any different? Flyers GM Ron Hextall is aware they have to his Friday. By Tim Panaccio
Marc-Andre Fleury
Marc-Andre Fleury among players exposed for Vegas NHL expansion draft
Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury led the list of players made available for the Vegas Golden Knights to select in the NHL expansion draft.
Jordan Weal
Despite being unprotected in draft, Weal, Flyers 'not that far off' new deal
Despite being unprotected in the expansion draft, Jordan Weal and the Flyers are "not that far off" on a deal. By Tim Panaccio
Who's going to Vegas? Flyers unveil expansion draft protected list
Who is going to Vegas? Tim Panaccio breaks down the Flyers' protected list and who may be on the move. 
Jordan Weal, Michal Neuvirth, Brandon Manning
With NHL expansion draft looming, who will Flyers protect?
The Flyers' protected list must be submitted by 5 p.m. Saturday, so who will the club not expose in the expansion draft? By Tim Panaccio
Nick Cousins, Philadelphia Flyers
Flyers trade Nick Cousins, prospect Merrick Madsen to Coyotes
The Flyers on Friday night traded Nick Cousins and prospect Merrick Madsen to the Coyotes for a 2018 pick and a prospect. By Tim Panaccio
Flyers Notes: Ron Hextall working toward protected list in expansion draft
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall has until 5 p.m. Saturday to submit his team's protected list for next week's expansion draft. By Tim Panaccio
NHL Notes: Canadiens acquire Drouin in blockbuster deal with Lightning
The Lightning traded Jonathan Drouin to the Canadiens for prospect Mikhail Sergachev in a blockbuster deal.
Philadelphia Flyers, New York Islanders, Flyers weekly observations
Like Flyers-Islanders? Then the Flyers' preseason schedule is for you
The Flyers released their full preseason schedule Thursday, including four games vs. the Islanders. By Tim Panaccio
Former Flyers head coach Craig Berube back in NHL with St. Louis Blues
Former Flyers coach Craig Berube is back in the NHL with the St. Louis Blues. By Tim Panaccio