Flyers: Therrien and Yeo Brought in as Assistants

While big news is expected to drop out of Edmonton any day now, the Philadelphia Flyers are stacking the coaching deck. On Monday, the Flyers announced the hiring of Michel Therrien and Mike Yeo as assistant coaches for head coach Alain Vigneault. The addition of two former head coaches to Vigneault’s staff does bring toContinue reading “Flyers: Therrien and Yeo Brought in as Assistants”

Flyers: Philly Hires Alain Vigneault as New Head Coach

The Philadelphia Flyers have named Alain Vigneault as their new head coach, the team announced Monday. Vigneault becomes the 21st head coach in franchise history, joining the team after a five year stint with the New York Rangers that came to an end in 2017-2018. This is the fourth team for the 57-year-old, who coachedContinue reading “Flyers: Philly Hires Alain Vigneault as New Head Coach”

Predators: Nashville Acquires Wayne Simmonds from Flyers

The Nashville Predators have acquired forward Wayne Simmonds from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for Ryan Hartman and a conditional fourth-rounder for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft. The condition is that the fourth round pick turns into a third round pick should the Predators win a round in the post-season. This deal, like so manyContinue reading “Predators: Nashville Acquires Wayne Simmonds from Flyers”

Oilers: Talbot Swap Gives Edmonton a Rare Trade Win

To the surprise of no one, the Edmonton Oilers traded goalie Cam Talbot to the Philadelphia Flyers for Anthony Stolarz. The goalie swap, which gives the Flyers some stability and helps the Oilers clear some cap space for the returning Andrej Sekera, is the first for interim Edmonton general manager Keith Gretzky. He’s tasked withContinue reading “Oilers: Talbot Swap Gives Edmonton a Rare Trade Win”

Flyers: Philly Among Sellers at This Year’s Trade Deadline

The trade deadline is six weeks away and speculation is running rampant as to who’s available, who’s selling and who’s buying. And believe me, there will be sellers and there will be buyers at this year’s deadline. Among the sellers? The Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers are eighth in the Metropolitan Division and this season isContinue reading “Flyers: Philly Among Sellers at This Year’s Trade Deadline”