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”

Gagne Agrees to Waive No-Trade Clause

With the Los Angeles Kings recently saying that they won’t be working out a deal for Ilya Kovalchuk, a new possibility for a talented forward looms on the horizon. That’s right, kids, I’m talking about the Flyers’ Simon Gagne. Gagne has agreed to waive his no-trade clause with the club and, even with no dealContinue reading “Gagne Agrees to Waive No-Trade Clause”

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?”

Chicago and Philly: The Morning After

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s Stanley Cup Finals and the 2009-2010 season has officially ended, the two combatants for the highest prize in the sport have a lot of work to do before the next season gets underway. Before training camps crank open their doors in the fall, the Blackhawks andContinue reading “Chicago and Philly: The Morning After”

Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup

The Chicago Blackhawks have won the Stanley Cup. The game-winning goal came in overtime and wasn’t greeted by a red light or significant fanfare, but the image of Patrick Kane celebrating and tossing off his equipment was good enough for the young Blackhawks club. The goal was briefly reviewed and then it was official: theContinue reading “Chicago Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup”