Flyers: Hextall Out as Flyers Search for Identity

The Philadelphia Flyers have made a “philosophical change” and fired general manager Ron Hextall. The club made the announcement Monday. According to team president Paul Holmgren, it has “become clear that we no longer share the same philosophical approach concerning the direction of the team.” Hextall had spent four and a half seasons with theContinue reading “Flyers: Hextall Out as Flyers Search for Identity”

Flyers Buy Out Briere’s Contract

The Philadelphia Flyers have announced their intentions to buy out the last two years of Daniel Briere’s contract, ridding the team of $6.5 million a year in salary. This move will help the bulging Flyers get under the lowered cap for next season, which is moving from the current $70.2 million to $64.3 million. TeamsContinue reading “Flyers Buy Out Briere’s Contract”

Nabokov Heading to Philly?

According to CSNPhilly.com, former San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov could be sporting a Flyers jersey soon. CSNPhilly.com is reporting that the Flyers have reached a verbal agreement for the signing rights to Nabokov, sending the Sharks a seventh round pick in the 2011 draft if they can sign the goaltender prior to July 1.Continue reading “Nabokov Heading to Philly?”

Flyers Fire Stevens

It seems like it was only yesterday that I was posting here about the possibility of the Philadelphia Flyers canning coach John Stevens. And now it looks like the Flyers have made it official, firing Stevens after the team’s loss to the Canucks. The team officially announced the decision during a press conference and namedContinue reading “Flyers Fire Stevens”