November 16, 2006 |
Forget the Broad Street Bullies, the Broad Street Follies have come to town. One day the Philadelphia Flyers are the worst team in the NHL, the next they are giving lessons in humility to the Ducks, the top team in the league. This, obviously, is not the act that Peter Forsberg signed on to headline. But it's the one he has been cast in as leading man.
July 24, 2005 |
The Philadelphia Flyers became the first team to go to work under the NHL's new collective bargaining agreement by buying out forwards John LeClair and Tony Amonte on Saturday. Teams have until Friday to buy out existing contracts at two-thirds the value without those totals counting against the salary cap. Players who are bought out cannot re-sign with those teams. LeClair has been one of the NHL's top power forwards, but the Flyers decided that $6.
May 22, 2004 |
Tampa Bay Lightning players made a promise to themselves for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Philadelphia Flyers: Play to win, instead of not to lose. "No matter what happens, we have to do what we do and do it in an aggressive manner and see where we are at the end of the day," Lightning Coach John Tortorella said Friday. "That word desperation is always thrown around.
August 18, 2001 |
The Kings' slim hopes of landing Eric Lindros ended Friday when the Philadelphia Flyers and New York Rangers finalized a trade that will send the one-time NHL most valuable player to the Rangers. TSN in Canada reported that the deal received league approval late Friday night. Bob Clarke, the Flyers' general manager, lifted the Friday deadline for the Rangers to sign Lindros, clearing the way for Lindros and the Rangers to work out a contract and other details.
April 11, 2001 |
No. 4 PHILADELPHIA vs. No. 5 BUFFALO Best of seven Wednesday at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Saturday at Philadelphia, 10 a.m. Monday at Buffalo, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday at Buffalo, 4 p.m. April 19 *at Philadelphia, 4:30 p.m. April 21 *at Buffalo, noon April 23 *at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. * if necessary; all times Pacific THE BREAKDOWN * Team records: Philadelphia 43-25-11-3, Buffalo 46-30-5-1. * Season series: Philadelphia 4-0-0. * Coaches: PHI: Bill Barber, 0-0 (.000) in playoffs. BUF: Lindy Ruff, 25-16 (.
March 14, 2001 |
Philadelphia Flyer General Manager Bob Clarke didn't do Eric Lindros any favors Tuesday. Lindros remained the property of the Flyers, an unsigned restricted free agent with a history of concussions who won't play again in the NHL until next season at the earliest. The league's trading deadline passed at noon PST Tuesday without Clarke making a deal with either the St. Louis Blues or Toronto Maple Leafs.