Philadelphia Flyers Wiretap

Flyers Re-Sign Travis Saneim To Two-Year, $6.5M Deal

Jun 25, 2019 2:58 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have re-signed restricted free agent Travis Sanheim to a two-year, $6.5 million deal.

In his first full season in the NHL, the 23-year-old emerged as a top pairing defenseman -- along with fellow restricted free agent Ivan Provorov.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Signing

Stars Trade Tyler Pitlick To Flyers For Ryan Hartman

Jun 25, 2019 2:56 AM

The Dallas Stars have acquired right wing Ryan Hartman from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Tyler Pitlick.

Hartman had 12 goals and 14 assists while playing 83 regular-season games last season.

Tags: Dallas Stars, Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flyers, Kevin Hayes Agree To Seven-Year, $50M Deal

Jun 19, 2019 2:16 PM

Forward Kevin Hayes has avoided unrestricted free agency by agreeing to a seven-year, $50 million contract with the Philadelphia Flyers, according to a report by TSN on Tuesday night.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Flyers Acquire Justin Braun From Sharks For Draft Picks

Jun 18, 2019 2:28 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers continued to shore up their defense by acquiring veteran Justin Braun from the San Jose Sharks for two draft picks.

Philadelphia on Tuesday sent a 2019 second-round pick and 2019 third-round pick to San Jose for Braun.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Caps Send Niskanen To Flyers For Gudas

Jun 14, 2019 2:25 PM

The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers swapped defensemen on Friday, with Matt Niskanen joining Philadelphia and Radko Gudas going to Washington.

Niskanen was part of the Capitals' run to a Stanley Cup title in 2018, but his productivity dipped last season, as he had his fewest points (25) since 2012-13 while his per-game time on ice was his lowest in five seasons in Washington.

Tags: Washington Capitals, Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flyers Acquire Kevin Hayes From Jets For 2019 Draft Pick

Jun 4, 2019 2:13 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers acquired center and pending unrestricted free agent Kevin Hayes from the Winnipeg Jets for a 2019 fifth-round draft pick on Monday.

"By gaining the rights to Kevin at this time, it provides us with an opportunity to negotiate with him prior to July 1, when he is due to become an unrestricted free agent," Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher said.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Winnipeg Jets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flyers Remove Kate Smith Statue From Outside Arena

Apr 21, 2019 8:24 PM

The Flyers have officially removed the statue of Kate Smith from its location outside their arena and will no longer play Smith's rendition of "God Bless America" at games, the team announced in a statement on Sunday.

This follows the Yankees' decision to suspend the use of Smith's rendition of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor

Flyers Name Alain Vigneault Head Coach

Apr 15, 2019 4:36 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have hired Alain Vigneault as head coach.

Vigneault, 57, most recently coached the New York Rangers for five seasons before he was dismissed last spring. He is scheduled to be the coach for Team Canada in May's World Championships in Slovakia.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, New York Rangers, Misc Rumor, Signing

Blackhawks-Flyers To Open Next Season In Prague

Mar 23, 2019 10:20 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will play their 2019-20 season-opening game on Oct. 4 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Both teams will hold their training camps in Europe and then play a number of exhibition games.

The NHL also announced that the Buffalo Sabres will play two games against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Stockholm, Sweden, on Nov. 8 and 9 as part of the 2019 NHL Global Series Challenge.


Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, Misc Rumor

Oilers Trade Cam Talbot To Flyers

Feb 16, 2019 1:27 PM

The Edmonton Oilers have traded goaltender Cam Talbot to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for fellow goalie Anthony Stolarz.

The deal comes after Talbot has been on a steady decline for a season and a half, eventually losing his job in Edmonton to Mikko Koskinen.

Tags: Edmonton Oilers, Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Canadiens Acquire Dale Weise, Christian Folin From Flyers
The Canadiens send David Schlemko and Bryon Froese to the Flyers.

Flyers Fire Coach Dave Hakstol
Scott Gordon will serve as interim head coach of the Flyers.

Flyers Deny Reports Linking Them To Joel Quenneville
The Flyers currently have the worst record in the Eastern Conference at 12-15-4.

Flyers Hire Chuck Fletcher As New GM
Chuck Fletcher was hired as executive vice president and GM of the Flyers on Monday.

Flyers Fire GM Ron Hextall
The Flyers are 10-11-2 on the season, and sit four points out of the final playoff seed in the Metro Division.

Sean Couturier Out Four Weeks With Knee Injury
Flyers center Sean Couturier has suffered a knee injury for the second time in five months.

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns
Ray Emery drowned while swimming on Sunday in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario.

James van Riemsdyk To Sign With Flyers
James van Riemsdyk scored a career-high 36 goals in 81 games for the Maple Leafs this past season.

Flyers Send Two Draft Picks To Red Wings For Petr Mrazek
The Flyers have acquired goaltender Petr Mrazek from the Red Wings.

Rangers To Retire Ratelle's No. 19; Flyers To Retire Lindros' No. 88
Eric Lindros will take another step toward rebuilding his relationship with the Flyers when he's honored before their January 18 game against the Maple Leafs.

Flyers Sign Nolan Patrick To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal
Nolan Patrick was the No. 2 overall pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

Nolan Patrick Had Second Abdominal Surgery Before Draft
Flyers No. 2 overall pick Nolan Patrick is expected to return to full activity in four to six weeks.

Devils Take Hischier; Flyers Grab Patrick, Vegas Selects Glass
Nico Hischier led Quebec Major Junior Hockey League rookies with 38 goals and 86 points for the Halfax Mooseheads.

Coyotes Acquire Nick Cousins From Flyers For 2018 Pick
The Flyers receive a 2018 fifth-round draft pick and the rights to prospect Brendan Warren, and also sending Merrick Madsen to the Coyotes.

Flyers Sign Shayne Gostisbehere To Six-Year, $27M Deal
Shayne Gostisbehere scored seven goals and had 39 points in 76 games for the Flyers this season.

Flyers Hire Kris Knoblauch As Assistant Coach
Kris Knoblauch won the OHL championship with the Erie Otters.

Flyers Sign Coveted College Free Agent Mike Vecchione
Mike Vecchione had 29 goals and 34 assists in 38 games for Union College and is a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award as the NCAA's top player.


Steve Downie Critical Of Don Cherry, Coyotes
Former NHL player Steve Downie is criticizing the culture of violence that he believes Don Cherry perpetuates in his videos.

Flyers Tried To Lure Eric Lindros Out Of Retirement
The comeback offer to former Flyers' star Eric Lindros came five years after his retirement from the NHL.

Marian Hossa Scores 500th Career Goal
Blackhawks forward Maria Hossa became the 44th NHL player to reach 500 career goals on Tuesday night.