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 def…
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.
Thank You Doc: Legendary Broadcaster Announces Retirement
Mike "Doc" Emrick announced his retirement from broadcasting after 47 years on Monday, many of them spent on national platforms like ESPN, ABC and NBC.
Around the NHL: Shattenkirk’s OT Winner Pulls Lightning within a Win of Cup
Both teams received power plays in overtime, but it was a call made at the end of regulation and another on Stars captain Jamie Benn in overtime that caused the most talk, leading to the game-winning goal from Kevin Shattenkirk that gave the Lightning a 5-4 win and a 3-1 series lead on Friday night.
Flyers Re-Sign Nicolas Aube-Kubel to 2-Year Deal
Flyers forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel has re-signed with the team on a two-year deal worth $1.075 million annually, the team announced on Thursday.
NHL’s Efforts for Return, Peace Should Be Rewarded with Completed Season
The biggest uncertainty in completing the NHL season remains COVID-19, but after the NHL and NHLPA's most collaborative labor efforts in decades, it would be a just reward if they can award the Stanley Cup.