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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Lost Season Giveaways

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Image via Amy Irvin/38 Photography Back when it looked like this season was going the way of the early 90s…

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from the 2021-22 Season

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The offseason will present its challenges for a team in need of an overhaul and massive improvements at every level of the organization. There will be plenty of stories to come as next season’s team is constructed. For now, here’s one last look at the 2021-22 season with five takeaways from the season.

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Trainers’ Lawsuit is Another Major Misstep for Flyers

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The latest misstep for the Flyers organization surfaced on Monday, as Anthony SanFilippo of CrossingBroad.com reported that Director of Medical Services Jim McCrossin and assistant athletic trainer Sal Raffa had filed a lawsuit against Comcast and others after being diagnosed with rare medical conditions.

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Flyers Need to Use Final Month to See What Youth Can Do

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The final 15 games for the Flyers will serve as a chance to evaluate. They will provide a look at some new faces entering the lineup in the last couple of weeks and maybe even a new face or two to come down the road. It is a way to take inventory going into the offseason – what does the team already have and what does it need even more of on the roster moving forward?

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #145 – Hodge Podge

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The Flyers played three games on the road, snapping a 13-game road losing streak in St. Louis on Thursday, including an incredible NHL debut for Hayden Hodgson. The guys discuss this, more from around the league, Claude Giroux’s debut with the Panthers, and more.

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Fletcher: Focus on ‘Energy, Hard Work, Young Players Playing a Bigger Role’

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As the trade deadline passes and the Flyers open up a few roster spots, it presents more of an opportunity for younger players to get more of a look at increased roles in the NHL. GM Chuck Fletcher used Sunday’s game as an example of what he hopes to see for the rest of the season, “energy, hard work, young players playing a bigger role and getting an opportunity to show what they can do for next year.”

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #144 – O Captain, My Captain

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The guys discuss Claude Giroux’s 1,000th NHL and the Flyers trading the captain to the Florida Panthers two days prior to the deadline. They also look at deadline day deals for Justin Braun and Derick Brassard, as well as break down the team going forward with the addition of Owen Tippett.

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Giroux: Panthers were ‘Top of My List’

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Claude Giroux was introduced as a member of the Florida Panthers on Monday, his choice team and reportedly the only team he would waive his no-movement clause for a trade to take place. “Those details are going to stay private with Chuck Fletcher, but Florida was top of my list,” Giroux said.

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Flyers Trade Braun to Rangers, Brassard to Oilers at Deadline

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The Flyers moved Justin Braun at the trade deadline to the New York Rangers for a 2023 third-round pick. So was Derick Brassard, who heads to the Edmonton Oilers for a 2023 fourth-round pick.

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Tippett Shows Signs of Potential in Flyers Debut

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It’s not about whether Owen Tippett has the ability in him. That’s what got him drafted 10th overall in the 2017 NHL Draft. It’s about if he can consistently have noticeable performances like the one in his Flyers debut on Sunday, especially if the opportunity for ice time and an increased role is there. 

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Fletcher: ‘Very Limited’ Market for Giroux in Trade Talks

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“We signed Claude eight years ago to a lengthy, superstar type of contract, which he earned, and as part of that contract he had a no move clause and he earned that right to decide, to have a big say in where he would go, I think is the best way to put it,” Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher said. “I did have a very limited market in terms of the teams I could speak with.”

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Hayes Scores Twice in Flyers Win Over Islanders

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The only Flyer who needed to find the back of the net was Kevin Hayes. Hayes scored twice in the second period, including a power-play goal with 5:05 remaining. That proved to be the game-winner through the third period, as the Flyers claimed a 2-1 win over the Islanders.

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Flyers-Islanders: Game 62 Preview

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One day after trading Claude Giroux to Florida, it could be the final game for several other Flyers players, as the team plays the final game before the trade deadline on Sunday afternoon against the New York Islanders.

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Return in Giroux Trade the Result of Shortcomings by Flyers Management

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In the end, Giroux ultimately held the keys to his destination. Florida was where he wanted to be. That left the Flyers limited in what they could get in return. If nothing else, the return in the Giroux deal is more of a reality of what the state of the Flyers is and remains after this trade, and the result of years of shortcomings by the organization.

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Flyers Trade Claude Giroux to Florida Panthers

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The Flyers have traded Giroux, forwards Connor Bunnaman and German Rubtsov, and a 2024 fifth-round pick to the Florida Panthers for forward Owen Tippett, a 2024 first-round pick and a 2023 third-round pick. The Flyers are also retaining half of Giroux’s salary.

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A Fitting Farewell for the Flyers Captain

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Giroux took his lap around the Wells Fargo Center ice, waved to the crowd, and darted off the ice, only to return for a curtain call, another final lap around as he was named first star of the game, and exited up the tunnel. His teammates all lined up to hug him. The emotion started to show. This felt like the end of an era.

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Flyers Rally for Win in Giroux’s 1,000th Game

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Joel Farabee scored off the great feed from Hayes to secure a 5-4 win over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center on a night when the team honored Claude Giroux for his 1,000th game.  

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Flyers-Predators: Game 60 Preview

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Flyers captain Claude Giroux will suit up in his 1,000th NHL game, all with the Flyers, as they take on the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. With the trade deadline looming, now just four days away, it could very well be the final time Giroux wears the Flyers uniform.

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Giroux to Be Honored Thursday for 1,000th NHL Game

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Claude Giroux has appeared in every game since Jan. 13 and will take the ice for his 1,000th game in the NHL and in a Flyers uniform on Thursday night against the Nashville Predators. Prior to the game, the Flyers will hold a ceremony to honor Giroux’s milestone.

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Who Will Win the Giroux Sweepstakes?

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With just one week until the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline arrives, the question remains the same: where will Claude Giroux end up?

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