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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Flyers Rink Rats: Kimmo Timonen, Steve Coates

Steve Coates and Chris Therian are switching spots. The long-time television analyst is moving to radio to pair up with Tim Saunders. Former Flyers defenseman Chris Therian will move to ice-level and take Coatesy’s spot between the benches. I’m not sure why Coatesy and Therian are forced to switch positions. Comcast SportsNet is likely trying […] Flyers Rink Rats: Kimmo Timonen, Steve Coates - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Meltzer’s Musings: Timonen, Quick Hits

FLYERS AWAIT MEDICAL NEWS ON TIMONEN

Veteran Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen was slated yesterday to meet with team doctors to obtain further information about the medical condition that led to his hospitalization in Finland with blood clots in both of his lungs and his right calf. Although the prognosis for his long-term health is good, the resumption of his hockey playing career remains in do

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Making Progress Without Money

Something about June 23 unleashes the beast in Flyers management.

Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, JVR and now Scott Hartnell all traded on this fateful day over the last, several years.

It’s been a busy couple weeks for newly-installed Flyers general manager Ron Hextall.

On June 4, he announced the agreement with Reading of the ECHL, completing his double link minor league system into Pe

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