Flyers Fans Make Voices Heard in NHL Front Office Rankings Poll

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In a poll conducted by The Athletic ranking NHL front office confidence levels based on fan input, the Flyers ranked dead last, 32nd in the NHL. 

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #157 – Give Me August Hockey

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The guys are back after a couple of quiet weeks around the NHL. They discuss some important dates for the upcoming Flyers season around rookie camp and training camp, the team’s immediate future, World Juniors, and some other news around the NHL.

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NHL Free Agency Flyers Out On Gaudreau

NHL Free Agency: Flyers Out on Gaudreau, Sign Braun, Deslauriers, Giroux to Ottawa

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The Flyers tried to move cap space, but couldn’t clear enough for Johnny Gaudreau to sign with his hometown team. The Flyers instead added forward Nicolas Deslauriers and brought back defenseman Justin Braun.

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Flyers To Buy Out Oskar Lindblom

Flyers to Buy Out Oskar Lindblom

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The Flyers will buy out forward Oskar Lindblom, who was set to enter the final year of a three-year deal in the 2022-23 season, placing him on conditional waivers on Tuesday afternoon. His current cap hit was $3 million and the buyout saves the Flyers $3.33 million toward the cap.

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Flyers Acquire D Tony DeAngelo from Carolina, Will Sign Extension

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The Flyers acquired the rights to defenseman Tony DeAngelo from the Carolina Hurricanes along with a 2022 seventh-round pick in exchange for a 2024 second-round pick, a 2023 third-round pick, and a 2022 fourth-round pick. DeAngelo will reportedly sign a two-year extension with an AAV of $5 million.

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Flyers Notes: Fedotov, Shaw, DeBrincat, Preseason Schedule

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The latest Flyers news and notes, including an update on Ivan Fedotov, the hiring of Brad Shaw as an associate coach, rumors involving Alex DeBrincat, and the Flyers preseason schedule.

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Avalanche Win Stanley Cup by Trusting the Process

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The Colorado Avalanche’s Stanley Cup win in 2022 is an achievement that is a long time coming, a process that played out with a franchise icon leading the way at the top and started with another behind the bench, only to be placed in the hands of a hockey journeyman who rose through the coaching ranks. It’s also an achievement for the players who were around for the entire process, which included as many low points as it did the highest moments that were reached in this championship season.

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Flyers: On Management, Hiring an Outside Agency, and Future Decisions

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John Tortorella certainly knew all the right things to say, but doesn’t have much of a filter. What you see is what you get with him, there’s no gray area. That hardly appears to be the case with Flyers management. There’s a lot of gray area right now, in terms of making decisions, who is on board with what, and what the future may hold.

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John Tortorella Press Conference: Communication is a Two-Way Street

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John Tortorella has been around long enough in the league to have seen many elements of coaching evolve. That includes communication between players and coaches and how to effectively make the connection between the “two-way street” to have a strong working relationship. 

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John Tortorella Press Conference: Passion for the Game, Excitement for Flyers Opportunity

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At his introductory press conference, John Tortorella recalled thinking about what an opportunity to coach in Philadelphia would be like as far back as the 2004 Eastern Conference Finals. Now he gets that opportunity, trying to restore a standard for the Orange and Black emblem that he expressed great respect for on Friday.

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Right or Wrong, Flyers Going All-In on Aggressive Offseason

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If you were wondering just what the Flyers were going to try to do with this offseason or questioning if they were serious about an aggressive approach, you got your answer on Thursday. Tortorella is only the first piece of what could be a very busy offseason that features equally as many changes and moves as the last, likely even more aggressive than ever before.

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Flyers Hire John Tortorella as Head Coach

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The Flyers have hired John Tortorella as the 23rd head coach in franchise history.

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Report: Flyers Have Offered Head Coaching Job to Tortorella

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ESPN and NHL Network’s Kevin Weekes reported on Tuesday night that the Flyers have offered the head coaching position to John Tortorella. Weekes reported that the deal is not done, but negotiations are in the late stages.

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Flyers Coaching Search: Is It a Two-Horse Race?

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According to Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli, finalists for the Flyers head coaching position are believed to include Barry Trotz and John Tortorella. Crossing Broad’s Anthony SanFilippo also reported that Peter DeBoer is also a finalist.

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Flyers Coaching Search: Where Do Things Stand?

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There has been little development in the Flyers coaching search over the last few days. For many of the teams in search of a head coach in the NHL – only the New York Islanders and Montreal Canadiens have officially named a head coach – it seems that everything is in a holding pattern.

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Trotz a ‘Top Candidate’ for Flyers, Interviews to Start Soon

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Last week, the hockey world was rattled by the firing of Barry Trotz by the New York Islanders. As the Flyers coaching search continues, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported in his 32 Thoughts column that Trotz is a “top candidate” of the Flyers.

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