In his visit to Voorhees, Ryan Straschnitzki’s positive attitude inspired Ron Hextall and left the Flyers’ GM “emotional as heck.”
After enduring yet another year filled with adversity, Pascal Laberge, 19, hopes to show the Flyers his true self.
Jakub Voracek scored 38 seconds into OT to give the Flyers a 4-3 win over the Capitals and snap their skid in their final game before the All-Star break.
When Simon Gagne heard his name called at pick No. 22 on June 27, 1998, he was a little surprised. “I never had any meetings with the Flyers before the draft,” Gagne said last Friday on a conference call. “I did have meetings with all the other teams in the league but … Continue Reading Once ‘destined’ to play for Flyers, Simon Gagne eager to be honored
After his team’s latest loss — a 5-2 defeat to the Capitals on Thursday night — Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol had a simple explanation why his team is struggling to score. “I don’t think we’re shooting the puck enough,” Hakstol said after the Flyers were outshot — 32-20 — … Continue Reading After latest loss, Flyers say struggles stem from lack of shots
For Jakub Voracek, there was no rush in signing an extension with the Flyers. He knew he wanted to stay in Philadelphia and he understood the team had him in its long-term plans. “I knew something was going to get done,” he said Thursday night in a conference call. “It … Continue Reading Patience key for Voracek, Flyers in reaching long-term deal
It’s been a busy week for Flyers general manager Ron Hextall. On Tuesday, Hextall signed Sean Couturier to a six-year, $25.98 million contract extension. Thursday night, the second-year GM inked Jakub Voracek to an eight-year, $66 million extension. With Brayden Schenn set to become a restricted free agent after the … Continue Reading Ron Hextall: ‘I don’t anticipate signing’ Brayden Schenn yet
Two days after locking up Sean Couturier, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall knocked out another major long-term deal. The Flyers on Thursday night signed right winger Jakub Voracek to a multi-year contract extension. It’s an eight-year deal for $66 million, a league source tells CSNPhilly.com’s Tim Panaccio. “Once the season ended, you start … Continue Reading Flyers sign winger Jake Voracek to 8-year, $66M extension
VOORHEES, N.J. — There’s a forgotten man among the Flyers’ parcel of defensive prospects. Not that Robert Hagg pays any attention to that. Hagg has a laidback persona to him, perhaps a tad too casual. Talk to him and he’s calm, speaks at a harmonious clip to accompany his Swedish accent. … Continue Reading Relaxed Robert Hagg has plan for his development
Sam Gagner doesn’t know if he’ll be with the Flyers past this week, but said Sunday “it’d be very exciting” if he does stay in Philadelphia.
Ron Hextall has found his coach. The Flyers on Monday named University of North Dakota coach Dave Hakstol as their head coach.
Flyers GM Ron Hextall understands there’s risk in hiring Dave Hakstol as head coach, but he feels Hakstol’s the right man for the job.
The Flyers won’t become a contender overnight, but Ron Hextall has a plan, has a direction, has a process. And that’s more than they’ve had in a while.
Steve Mason turned away 46 shots in the Flyers’ win over the Pens Sunday en route to his 150th career win, but the goaltender remained humble in victory.
With Wayne Simmonds sidelined, Ryan White got a chance to see significant power-play time against San Jose. “He did a good job, a real good job,” Flyers coach Craig Berube said.
It took Flyers rookie Mark Alt a few shifts to get comfortable on Saturday but fared well in his NHL debut against the Sharks, according to head coach Craig Berube.