With a youthful defense, Marc Staal was signed by the Flyers to bring a veteran presence and be a mentor and “offshoot of the coaching staff.”
As Flyers training camp begins, hope is present once again. While patience is key, the offseason has paved the way for progress.
The Flyers announced that they have signed defenseman Marc Staal to a one-year deal worth $1.1 million.
A low-cost deal that could be flipped at the deadline? Take a flier on a low-risk, high-reward player looking for a chance? There are a few scenarios for the Flyers in free agency starting Saturday.
By the time the second pick of the first round for the Flyers rolled around, the high of selecting a player with…
With the Flyers 2022-23 season in the books, looking back at the takeaways from the Flyers season and the offseason that lies ahead.
The Flyers got multi-point production all around, as they defeated the Panthers, 6-3, at Wells Fargo Center.
Reports surfaced this week that the Flyers could start to explore the possibility of a trade involving Ivan Provorov, first discussed on the 32 Thoughts Podcast with Elliotte Friedman and Jeff Marek.
Trailing by a goal entering the third period, the Flyers rallied for two goals to secure another come-from-behind win, 3-2, over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
Tuesday morning, the Flyers officially announced the 23-man roster ahead of opening night on Thursday against the New Jersey Devils.
Flyers forward Joel Farabee was cleared for contact after visiting with doctors on Thursday, making him a possibility to be in the lineup on opening night.
The Flyers made 10 more roster cuts on Wednesday, and defenseman Cam York was the headliner of the group.
John Tortorella will be on the Flyers bench for the first time as the preseason continues on Sunday night against the New York Islanders.
The game group the Flyers will send on the road for their fourth preseason game against the Boston Bruins on Saturday afternoon offers a healthy mix of veteran players and young players locked in roster battles. Puck drop is at 1 p.m.
The Flyers continue the preseason on home ice, facing the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Noah Cates scored in the second and Jackson Cates scored the game-winning goal in the third as the Flyers claimed a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the preseason opener on Saturday night at Wells Fargo Center.
A roster of young hopefuls takes on the Boston Bruins as the Flyers open the preseason at 7 p.m. on Saturday night.
With the Flyers shorthanded, it was nothing short of a blood bath. The Penguins scored three goals in the first and never looked back, handing the Flyers a 6-2 loss at Wells Fargo Center.
The law of averages essentially caught up to the Flyers. Out of the break, they were lucky to get a win in Seattle and stole a point in San Jose. Deservedly, they have nothing to show for a defeat that featured more sloppy play, more poor puck management, and continued lapses in defensive coverage.
The Flyers are having to survive the opposition more than driving play. They clearly have flaws in their play, and it’s fair to wonder how much longer they can go without addressing them.
Thursday’s lineup in Boston for the Flyers second preseason game will feature a bunch of new players who did not suit up on Tuesday night. Only two players will return to the lineup: veteran defenseman Nick Seeler and prospect Tyson Foerster. Foerster had a solid rookie camp and has turned heads so far, clearly drawing the eye of Vigneault to include him among the regulars.
With more time on the ice and in game settings, things like timing and chemistry can come. In the preseason opener, you just want to see signs that improvement could be on the horizon after the dismal season from a year ago. With that, let’s dive into the Flyers 5 takeaways from Tuesday’s 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders.
Following a sloppy first period, the Flyers managed to get on the board first. They eventually had to rally back for a late goal in the third period, before falling to the New York Islanders in overtime, 3-2, on Tuesday night at Wells Fargo Center.
Following an off day from on-ice activities on Monday, the Flyers will take the ice on Tuesday night for their first preseason tilt on home ice against the New York Islanders at 7 p.m.
Potential injuries to Wade Allison and Sam Morin have put a damper on Flyers training camp, still a few days away from getting underway.
After a busy offseason, is there still a chance for young players to make their impact on the Flyers roster this season? The possibility exists for sure. It always does. The road to get there is just going to be much more difficult this time around.
You don’t have to wait much longer to get your first look at the 2021-22 Philadelphia Flyers. Rookie Camp gets underway on Thursday morning and will run through this Sunday, Sept. 19. Main training camp is right around the corner as well, starting on Thursday, Sept. 23, in preparation for the upcoming season.
While this development camp is really not the place to do full evaluations of players and where they stand in their journey to the NHL, it is a chance to see their skills up close. Mike O’Connell, hired this offseason as a Senior Advisor to the GM and Player Development, spoke on Tuesday in detail about a number of Flyers prospects, many of which impressed him.
Another veteran defenseman has been added to the mix. The Flyers have signed Keith Yandle to a one-year deal worth $900,000.