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Philadelphia Flyers Rumors & News
philly.com Jul 3, 2015
The Flyers finally made it official Friday and named Kim Dillabaugh as their goalie coach, as was reported last week.
For those expecting general manager Ron Hextall to continue his magic and quickly make the Flyers a contender, well, reality struck when the first day of free agency arrived Wednesday and the team was able to add only a backup goaltender.
GM has made some good first moves, but there is still plenty of fat he needs to trim from the current roster.
GM Ron Hextall remains relatively quiet on first day of free agency, making only a couple of moves.
philly.com Jul 1, 2015
The Flyers signed backup goalie Michal Neuvirth on Wednesday and gained an insurance policy in case starter Steve Mason has another injury-plagued season.
philly.com Jul 1, 2015
The Flyers signed backup goalie Michal Neuvirth on Wednesday and, in effect, gained an insurance policy in case starter Steve Mason has another injury-plagued season.
His contract was terminated by the Kings after they learned he is being investigated by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
After a strong weekend in and around the NHL draft, the Flyers' GM is hopeful of making more solid moves in free agency.
Center Sam Gagner is staying with the Flyers and it seems like a low-risk, high-reward gamble. The Flyers' free-agency plans came into better focus Tuesday when they decided to retain Gagner, who was acquired Saturday from Arizona.
Broad Street Bull | Philadelphia Inquirer Jun 30, 2015
Center Sam Gagner is staying with the Flyers, and it seems like a low-risk, high-reward gamble.
Concussion issues ended his career. A modification in bylaws made him eligible even though he still is under NHL contract.
After a draft in which he was praised, Flyers general manager Ron Hextall made his second deal in three days Monday, sending feisty left winger Zac Rinaldo to Boston for a third-round pick in the 2017 draft.
Former Flyer Chris Pronger, the towering, crease-clearing defenseman who played the game on the edge - and sometimes beyond - was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.
They traded for Sam Gagner, who they might not keep, but unloaded the contracts of Nick Grossmann and Chris Pronger.