2022 Flyers Offseason Preview: Free Agent Frenzy

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Now that the NHL Draft is over, the Free Agent Frenzy can officially begin. Who will the Flyers approach in free agency, and will they another trade to clear more cap space in order to bring home Johnny Hockey?

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2014 Flyers Trade Deadline Primer

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Paul Holmgren is clearly up to no good in that trenchcoat (image via hfboards.hockeysfuture.com) The NHL Trade Deadline is coming…

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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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ECHL: Reading Royals Name James Henry Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations

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The Reading Royals, the Philadelphia Flyers ECHL Affiliate, have named James Henry as new head coach and director of hockey operations. Henry will replace Kirk MacDonald who resigned a few week ago to take a USHL coaching job.

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ECHL: Changes Coming to the Reading Royals, MacDonald Steps Down as Head Coach

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Kirk MacDonald has stepped down as head coach and director of hockey operations for the Reading Royals, the team announced on Monday.  MacDonald has served as the Royals head coach since 2017 and led Reading to the 2021-22 ECHL Eastern Conference North Division title and an appearance in the Kelly Cup Playoffs.  The Royals lost in the division finals to Newfoundland (TOR) 4-3 in the best of seven series. 

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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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NHL to Suspend Operations on Wednesday, Moving Up Holiday Break

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The decision has been made to suspend the NHL season and advance the holiday break by two days. A game on Monday night between the Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild took place, and the Tuesday games – Flyers vs. Capitals and Vegas vs. Tampa Bay – will also take place pending test results.

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Flyers Games Set to Go On as Scheduled This Week

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The NHL will continue to play the 2021-22 season schedule, citing a low number of positive cases resulting in concerning symptoms or serious illness. The league will continue to monitor positive cases on a club-by-club basis and determine the need to shut down individual teams based on that. The Flyers are still operating, with only two players in COVID protocol as of Sunday morning.

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Journeyman Brassard Fitting Right In with Flyers

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Now at 34 years-old, 15-year NHL veteran Derick Brassard is making an immediate impact with the Orange and Black, scoring five points in his first three games with the team.

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What Should the Flyers Expect from Joel Farabee?

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After an impressive sophomore year, Joel Farabee was rewarded this offseason with a six-year, $30 million ($5 million AAV) contract extension, which will kick in during the 2022-23 season. Now that he’s got an extension, how will the young star in the making do from here on out?

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Flyers Getting the Expected Power-Play Production from van Riemsdyk

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Since his return to Philadelphia, James van Riemsdyk has shown flashes of greatness as well as going cold. However, his stats aren’t as bad as fans think.

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Flyers 2020-21 Season Schedule Released

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The Flyers are set to open the 2020-21 season on Wednesday, Jan. 13, at home against the Pittsburgh Penguins. View the full Flyers schedule here. The start time for all games is TBA.

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NHL, NHLPA Officially Announce Plans for 2020-21 Season

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After weeks of negotiations and planning to conduct the 2020-21 season in the midst of a pandemic, the NHL and NHLPA officially announced their plans for the season on Sunday evening.

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #100 – The Reunion

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It’s the 100th episode of the YWT Podcast and the guys present a jam-packed show, featuring a few guests, as they break down the NHL’s return for the 2020-21 season, Phil Myers’ new contract, World Juniors and share some show memories.

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Report: NHL, NHLPA Have Tentative Agreement on 56-Game Season

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According to a report from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet Canada, the NHL and NHLPA have a tentative agreement on a 56-game season. TSN’s Renaud Lavoie adds that an announcement could come in the next few days with the 2020-21 season beginning on Jan. 13.

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NHL’s Target Date Remains Mid-January, Focus on COVID-19 Protocols

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman spoke in a panel discussion on Wednesday morning and said the NHL’s target remains a mid-January start and talks are mainly regarding COVID-19 protocols for the season. That start date is far from certain as more time passes.

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Report: NHL, NHLPA Agree on Financials, Focus on Getting Season Started in Mid-January

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According to reports from TSN’s Darren Dreger and Pierre LeBrun, the NHL and NHLPA have agreed that the economic framework of the CBA agreed upon in June will not change. Now, both sides shift focus to planning out a season and everything that will go with it with a target start date of Jan. 13.

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5 Vintage Flyers Games to Rewatch While Waiting for the Season

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If you are looking to get your hockey fix while waiting for the NHL to return, here are five Flyers classics you can watch in full on YouTube.

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YWT: The Philadelphia Flyers Podcast – YWT #99 – YouTube Highlights

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The guys talk about where the talks on a new season are, the latest details and what still needs to happen. They also discuss some of the other shutdowns in the hockey world and the Flyers prospects who made the World Junior Championships preliminary rosters.

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Report: NHL Pushes Target Date Back, Drafts 56-Game Schedule

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With the calendar turned to December, the Jan. 1 target date is no longer realistic to open the 2020-21 season. Instead, the NHL has proposed a mid-January start to the season, according to a report from TSN’s Frank Seravalli.

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