Meltzer’s Musings: NF Flyers, Prospect Updates, Quick Hits

FLYERS PILGRIMAGES: NIAGARA FALLS

Years before the Philadelphia Flyers played their first game in the National Hockey League, the Niagara Falls Flyers were one of the most prominent teams in the old Ontario Hockey Association (OHA). Created in 1960, the Boston Bruins-affiliated Niagara Falls club won three OHA championships and two Memorial Cups between 1962-63 and 1967-68.

The Philadelphia

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Meltzer’s Musings: Prospect Updates, Quick Hits

QUICK HITS: AUGUST 30

* Radel Fazleev and Travis Sanheim both enjoyed multi-point games but the Calgary Hitmen sustained a 6-5 loss to the Regina Pats in Western Hockey League preseason action last night. Calgary outshot Regina by a 43-20 margin but yielded three goals apiece in the first and third periods. In the meantime, the Hitmen exploded for five goals in the second period but could not f

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Review of Puck Daddy’s Philadelphia Flyers “Summer of Disappointment.”

Throughout the off-season, Puck Daddy, a hockey blog powered by Yahoo!, has been running a feature called “A Summer of Disappointment.” The post features one team per day based on their most disappointing moments in team history, such as most disappointing team, to most disappointing choice of fashion. The Philadelphia Flyers version was written yesterday […] Review of Puck Daddy’s Philadelphia Flyers “Summer of Disappointment.” - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Meltzer’s Musings: White Injured, Prospects in Action, Quick Hits

WHITE SHELVED WITH TORN PECTORAL

Signed by the Philadelphia Flyers to a one-year, two-way contract earlier this month, center Ryan White while have to wait to get his 2014-15 season underway. Yesterday, the Flyers announced that White underwent surgery to repair a torn left pectoral suffered in a workout last week. There is no current timetable for his return.

The gritty 26-year-old White ha

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Michael Raffl: Race To The First Line

Last season, Michael Raffl just missed the Flyers opening day roster. This year, Raffl has a spot on the Flyers and has a chance to move up once again. Michael Raffl Tale of the Tape: Age: 25 Position: Left Wing Height: 6’0″ Weight: 190 lbs NHL Experience: One year 2013-14 Stats: 68 games played, 9 goals, 13 assists, 22 points Raffl […] Michael Raffl: Race To The First Line - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Meltzer’s Musings: Manning Signs, Bundy Gets TV Gig, Quick Hits

MANNING SIGNS ONE-YEAR CONTRACT

For the second straight year, restricted free agent defenseman Brandon Manning has signed a new one-year contract in late August. Yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers inked the 24-year-old blueliner to a two-way contract for the 2014-15 season.

The deal pays $700,000 at the NHL level and $100,000 if Manning is assigned to the American Hockey League's Lehigh Val

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Chris Therien Moves to TV as Philadelphia Flyers Change Up Broadcast Booth

Back in June, Crossing Broad first reported that the Philadelphia Flyers were going to switch things up in their broadcasts. Former Flyer Chris Therien was to move from his spot as a color analyst on 97.5 The Fanatic to inside the glass for NBC Universal (really Comcast SportsNet, but owned by NBC etc. etc.). He’ll […] Chris Therien Moves to TV as Philadelphia Flyers Change Up Broadcast Booth - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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