* For the first time in quite a few years, the Flyers' teamwide faceoff winning percentage in 2013-14 crept up to the 50 percent mark. On a leaguewide basis, the team ranked 16th. The previous year, Philly finished 23rd with a 48.5 percent winning percentage.
Overall faceoff percentage is a somewhat overrated statistic. Not all faceoffs are of equal important depending on zone and game situat
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The Flyers can’t find much fault with Scott Laughton.
They can’t yet find room for him either, which compliments the organization’s depth at center as greatly as members of the organization compliment the next good one they have coming.
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Roenick, Mason and the Lazy Narrative
Stop me if you've heard this one before: A hockey analyst says that the Philadelphia Flyers lack an upper-echelon goaltender who is capable of taking the team deep in the playoffs.
That's what former Flyers' forward Jeremy Roenick said yesterday on CSN Philadelphia's Philly Sports Talk Live .
"I like Steve Mason," Roenick said on Philly Sports Talk,
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* For the second straight summer, the Flyers' final remaining restricted free agent is defenseman Brandon Manning. Last year, Manning inked a one-year, two way contract on Aug. 29; one week ahead of the start of rookie camp. He agreed to a one-year deal, paying $80,000 at the AHL level and $675,000 in the NHL. With the Flyers carrying eight defensemen last year and having a virtually injury-free
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NASHVILLE MOVES CLOSE ANOTHER TRADE DOOR FOR LECAVALIER
The Nashville Predators have gone bargain-hunting this offseason in order to address the center position. Yesterday, the club signed 34-year-old Mike Ribeiro ($1.05 million) and 31-year-old Derek Roy ($1 million) to respective one-year contracts. Back on July 1, Nashville signed 35-year-old veteran Olli Jokinen to a one-year, $2.5 million
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Jesper Pettersson has tall hopes -- and we don’t just mean for a guy who is only 5-7. At 195 pounds, this defenseman has the width that he lacks in height and wouldn’t be at Flyers Development Camp if the guys who selected him didn’t believe in h...
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Yesterday, the Philadelphia Flyers signed 2014 seventh-round Draft pick Jesper Pettersson to an entry-level contract. The deal carries an NHL-level cap hit of $575,000. Reportedly, Pettersson's contract also includes incentive bonuses based on NHL games played.
According to LinkÃ¶ping's official team web site, Pettersson informed club president Mike Helber yesterday that he is leaving the team
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STONE HARBOR, N.J. -- On a beautiful 90-degree summer day, even the most devoted hockey prospects would like to take a day off and hit the beach.
Philadelphia Flyers trainer Jim McCrossin knows that as well as anyone, and that's why he's one o...
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The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have agreed to an entry-level contract with 2014 Draft pick Jesper Pettersson, according to general manager Ron Hextall.
Pettersson, 19 (7/16/94) was selected by the Flyers in the seventh round ...
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TRIAL ON THE ISLE
Today is the annual Trial on the Isle in Stone Harbor, NJ as Flyers prospects take a break from on-ice activities during Development Camp. The events are already underway as I write this, but the full schedule is as follows:
8:15 AM â Team Warm-Up, Stone Harbor Volunteer Fire Co., 96th St. and 2nd Avenue
8:45 AM â Team Run & Activities, 96th St. Beach
10:30 AM â Wat
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