Holmgren Expects Forsberg to Decide Tuesday

According to Philadelphia Flyers GM Mike Holmgren, Peter Forsberg could decide by Tuesday if he’s ready to make a return to the NHL. Rumours have been circulating for quite some time since Forsberg hinted at a possible return to the league. After struggling with foot and ankle injuries, Forsberg took some time in Sweden toContinue reading “Holmgren Expects Forsberg to Decide Tuesday”

Flyers Sign Mike Richards to 12-Year Deal

The trend of decade-long contracts appears to be continuing in the new NHL. The Philadelphia Flyers have locked up 22-year-old forward Mike Richards for the next 12 years in a deal worth $69 million. Richards’ contract is only one year short that of Islanders’ franchise goalie Rick DiPietro, who is in the second year ofContinue reading “Flyers Sign Mike Richards to 12-Year Deal”

Yet Another Philly Suspension

The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers goon Riley Cote for three games after a vicious elbow to Matt Niskanen of the Dallas Stars late in a 4-1 loss Saturday night. Cote also received a match penalty on the play. The NHL also took this time to “warn” the Flyers. Big deal. The NHL has passedContinue reading “Yet Another Philly Suspension”

Scott Hartnell Suspended for Two Games

The NHL has suspended Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell for two games following his hit on Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Alberts. Hartnell wound up receiving a major penalty for boarding and a game misconduct on the initial play. The hit occurred in the second period of Monday’s contest between the Flyers and Bruins. Hartnell willContinue reading “Scott Hartnell Suspended for Two Games”

Patrice Bergeron Hospitalized

It was certainly a scary moment. Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron was hospitalized with a concussion and a broken nose after being knocked unconscious when he was hit from behind into the boards by Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Randy Jones late in the first period of Saturday’s game. Jones was assessed a five-minute major penalty forContinue reading “Patrice Bergeron Hospitalized”