Philadelphia Flyers Wiretap

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

Feb 9, 2019 2:48 PM

The Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Dale Weise and defenseman Christian Folin from the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday for David Schlemko and Byron Froese.

Tags: Montreal Canadiens, Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Flyers Fire Coach Dave Hakstol

Dec 18, 2018 2:10 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have fired coach Dave Hakstol, the team announced Monday.

Scott Gordon, the coach of the Flyers' AHL affiliate, will serve as interim head coach. Gordon has NHL head-coaching experience with the New York Islanders (2008-10).

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor

Flyers Deny Reports Linking Them To Joel Quenneville

Dec 17, 2018 2:11 AM

Despite a report on Sunday that the Philadelphia Flyers made a coaching change, a team spokesperson confirmed that "Dave Hakstol is our coach."

Philadelphia is one of the NHL's biggest disappointments this season. Entering Sunday, the Flyers had the worst record in the Eastern Conference (12-15-4), and they are on a four-game losing streak in which they've been outscored 22-8.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor

Flyers Hire Chuck Fletcher As New GM

Dec 4, 2018 2:12 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers want to win now, and they believe Chuck Fletcher is the general manager to make that happen.

Fletcher was hired as executive vice president and general manager of the Flyers on Monday, one week after Ron Hextall was fired.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor, Signing

Flyers Fire GM Ron Hextall

Nov 26, 2018 1:05 PM

Many expected the Flyers to shake things up after an embarrassing loss to the Maple Leafs on Saturday night. Few expected the shake-up to be this monumental: Ron Hextall, the team's executive vice president and general manager, was fired on Monday morning.

The Flyers are 10-11-2 on the season, with a minus-13 goal differential. They sit four points out of the final playoff seed in the Metro Division and five points out of the wild card.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Misc Rumor

Sean Couturier Out Four Weeks With Knee Injury

Aug 23, 2018 12:42 AM

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier is out four weeks after suffering a knee injury for the second time in five months.

General manager Ron Hextall provided the update Wednesday, saying Couturier was injured Aug. 10 in an exhibition game.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Injury, Misc Rumor

Former NHL Goalie Ray Emery Drowns

Jul 15, 2018 5:58 PM

Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery drowned while swimming in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario, on Sunday. He was 35.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Chicago Blackhawks, Legal, Misc Rumor

James van Riemsdyk To Sign With Flyers

Jul 1, 2018 1:17 AM

James van Riemsdyk will sign a five-year, $35 million deal with Flyers, a source told ESPN's John Buccigross.

Van Riemsdyk had one of the best seasons of his career in 2017-18 for the Maple Leafs, scoring a career-high 36 goals and adding 18 assists in 81 games.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

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.

Flyers, Brayden Schenn Agree To Four-Year Deal
Brayden Schenn scored 20 goals in 80 games last season.

Flyers Sign Radko Gudas To Four-Year Extension
Flyers defenseman Radko Gudas scored six goals in 76 games for the Flyers this last season.

NHL Suspends Schenn For First Three Games Next Season
The NHL has suspended Brayden Schenn for charging T.J. Oshie on Sunday.

Red Wings Move Closer To Playoffs
The Red Wings will be back in the NHL playoffs if they beat the Bruins on Thursday night.

Flyers Add Veteran Goaltender Ray Emery
Ray Emery will not be eligible to play in the NHL playoffs.

Alex Ovechkin Scores 30th Goal Of Season
Alex Ovechkin becomes only the third player in NHL history to score 30 or more goals in their first 11 seasons.

Kings Trade Weal, Draft Pick To Flyers For Lecavalier, Schenn
Vincent Lecavalier has played in seven games with the Flyers this season and has one point.

Press Release

Connor McDavid Out 'Months' With Broken Clavicle
Connor McDavid will require surgery after breaking his collarbone on Tuesday night.