Two days after his contract was traded to the Arizona Coyotes, former Flyer captain Chris Pronger was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Pronger played 18 seasons in the NHL with the Hartford Whalers, St. Louis Blues, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and the Flyers.
He won the Stanley Cup in 2007 with Anaheim and also went to the Final twice, once with the Oilers in 2006 and again here in Philly in 2010. He enters the HHOF with Sergei Federov, Nicklas Lindstrom, Phil Housley, Angela Ruggiero, Peter Karmanos and Bill Hey.
Our own Kevin Durso has a profile of a goalie prospect that might interest Hextall: [Flyerdelphia-Kevin Durso] If you want to check out some of this year's prospects, Kevin has profiles for many of the top players.
Frank Seravalli has a look at all of the Flyers current prospects. Frank will be leaving the Daily News to take a job with TSN in Canada soon, so I wanted to wish him good luck from everyone here at Flyerdelphia in his new position. Most people (me included) feel he is one of the best beat writers in Philadelphia and he will be missed: [Philly.com- Frank Seravalli]
Wisdom of Bill
Bill Meltzer goes over the Flyers picks in this year's draft and has more on Timonen's last game and possible future with the Flyers: [Hockeybuzz.com-Bill Meltzer]
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The long grueling grind of the Stanley Cup playoffs has come to end. The Chicago Blackhawks are once again champions of the hockey world. Now it is time to crown our champion. Here are the final results of the Flyerdelphia Bracket Challenge.
This just in from the Flyers; they have signed 32 year old defenseman Yevgeni Medvedev to a contract. Details have not been released. Medvedev has spent the last 7 seasons playing in the KHL for Ak Bars Kazan.
The #flyers clearly believe in 32-year-old Russian defenceman Yevgeni Medvedev. He received a $3M, one-year deal.