Chuck Fletcher Fired as Flyers GM, Danny Briere Named Interim
Chuck Fletcher has been fired as Flyers GM and President of Hockey Operations. Danny Briere will serve as interim GM. In a statement, Dave Scott also expressed that the team will separated the GM and President of Hockey Operations roles in a new leadership structure.
Allison Scores Winner as Flyers Outlast Flames
A goal by Wade Allison with 8:27 remaining put the Flyers ahead again for good, as the losing streak was snapped at four with a 4-3 win over the Flames on Monday afternoon.
Flyers Fans Make Voices Heard in NHL Front Office Rankings Poll
In a poll conducted by The Athletic ranking NHL front office confidence levels based on fan input, the Flyers ranked dead last, 32nd in the NHL.
Morin’s 1st NHL Goal Becomes Game-Winner for Flyers
An unlikely hero emerged late in the third, as Sam Morin scored his first NHL goal with 4:27 to play in the game. That goal held up as the game-winner, in a much-needed, 2-1 victory for the Flyers over the Rangers on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.
World Juniors Update: USA Reaches Semis, Sweden Eliminated Late by Finns
Team USA – and Flyers prospects Cam York and Bobby Brink – held off a rally by Slovakia to claim a 5-2 win. Team Sweden – and Flyers prospect Emil Andrae – were eliminated on a last-minute goal in a 3-2 defeat to Finland. Team Canada defeated Czech Republic and Russia defeated Germany to round out the final four teams of the tournament.
Hayes Believes Flyers Playoff Run Put Them On the Map
For Kevin Hayes, a newcomer to the Flyers last season, this was the reason he had signed in Philadelphia. He wanted a chance to win and saw the potential the Flyers really offered as a key part of their success, and he believes that last season's playoff run is only scratching the surface.
Report: NHL, NHLPA Have Tentative Agreement on 56-Game Season
According to a report from Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet Canada, the NHL and NHLPA have a tentative agreement on a 56-game season. TSN’s Renaud Lavoie adds that an announcement could come in the next few days with the 2020-21 season beginning on Jan. 13.
Report: NHL Pushes Target Date Back, Drafts 56-Game Schedule
With the calendar turned to December, the Jan. 1 target date is no longer realistic to open the 2020-21 season. Instead, the NHL has proposed a mid-January start to the season, according to a report from TSN’s Frank Seravalli.
Negotiations on NHL’s Return Hit Snag
There was hope that there would be some concrete details about the upcoming NHL season, but negotiations on a return have hit a snag during the week. The players are reportedly “blindsided” by a request from the NHL owners to change the terms of the collective bargaining agreement.
NHL, Flyers Unveil Reverse Retro Jerseys
On Monday, the league unveiled 31 new jerseys as part of the Reverse Retro alternates program, including one that pays tribute to the Flyers uniforms of the 80s and 90s.