Philadelphia - Feb. 21, 2020: Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for slashing Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist FULL STORY
Philadelphia - Apr. 16, 2019: Alain Vigneault was hired as coach of the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday.
Vigneault signed a multiyear contract; terms were not disclosed. Vigneault will coach Canada at the 2019 IIHF World Championship, in Slovakia from May 10-26. FULL STORY
Philadelphia - Mar. 11, 2019: Philadelphia Flyers forward Jakub Voracek has been suspended for two games, without pay, for interference against New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk during NHL Game No. 1052 on Long Island on Saturday, March 9, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Nov. 4, 2015: Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid is expected to have surgery Wednesday to repair a broken left clavicle sustained Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, general manager Peter Chiarelli said. He did not have a timetable for how long McDavid would be out but said it would be months. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Mar. 22, 2015: While Ray Emery may have played a starring role in the Edmonton Oilers being able to pull out what was a thrilling 5-4 OT victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night in Taylor Hall's return to the lineup, it is the play of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins that continues to allow Todd Nelson the ability to have a group that will at least be able to compete on a nightly basis against teams that are, more often than not, superior to the Oilers. FULL STORY
Tampa Bay - Mar. 2, 2015: The Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman Braydon Coburn from the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday for defenseman Radko Gudas, a first-round draft pick and third-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Coburn, 30, has one goal and eight assists in 39 games this season. He has 166 points (37 goals, 129 assists) and 504 penalty minutes in 614 games between the Atlanta Thrashers and Flyers. FULL STORY
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Chicago - Feb. 27, 2015: Timonen, 39, has played 1,079 games for the Flyers and Nashville Predators. He has 117 goals and 454 assists (571 points).
He has said that no matter what happens going forward, this will be his last season, and that is why he pushed himself to return. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Feb. 1, 2015: There was more excitement in the first five minutes and 22 seconds of the Oilers-Flames game than the entire sixty minutes in the Maple Leafs game last night. Despite out-shooting and out-chancing the Philadelphia Flyers, the Toronto Maple Leafs were handed their ninth straight loss as Steve Mason paced his squad to a 1-0 shutout win. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Dec. 21, 2014: Heading into last night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Toronto Maple Leafs were 14-0 when scoring first. Things were looking up for Randy Carlyle’s home team when Joffrey Lupul and James Van Reimsdyk had scored before the game was six minutes old, to give the Leafs an early 2-0 lead. FULL STORY