Flyers Promote Danny Briere to Special Assistant to General Manager
The Flyers announced on Tuesday afternoon that Danny Briere has been named a special assistant to the general manager.
Laughton’s OT Goal Ends Flyers Losing Streak
A rebound goal by Scott Laughton in overtime was the difference, giving the Flyers a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings at Wells Fargo Center to snap a 13-game losing streak.
Flyers Reach New Level of Futility with Latest 10-Game Streak
To lose 10 games in a row in a season is really not as uncommon as it may seem. It’s actually happened four times already this season. Of course, two of those happen to be streaks belonging to the Flyers, the latest an ongoing streak that reached double-digits with Thursday’s 2-1 loss to Columbus.
Flyers 5: Takeaways from the Flyers-Islanders Games
On one night, the Flyers made it a game late in the second, then had an early third-period goal dash their hopes. The next, they carried the play and took a lead into the late stages of the third before finding a way to lose another game.
Flyers-Islanders Preview: Home-and-Home Shifts to Philly
The Flyers' streak hit eight games on Monday with the 4-1 loss on Long Island. Meanwhile, the Islanders are just starting to make up some ground in games played, and the distance between them and the Flyers is rapidly decreasing.
Flyers 5: Takeaways from Saturday’s Flyers-Kings Game
The law of averages essentially caught up to the Flyers. Out of the break, they were lucky to get a win in Seattle and stole a point in San Jose. Deservedly, they have nothing to show for a defeat that featured more sloppy play, more poor puck management, and continued lapses in defensive coverage.
NHL to Suspend Operations on Wednesday, Moving Up Holiday Break
The decision has been made to suspend the NHL season and advance the holiday break by two days. A game on Monday night between the Dallas Stars and Minnesota Wild took place, and the Tuesday games – Flyers vs. Capitals and Vegas vs. Tampa Bay – will also take place pending test results.
Vigneault’s Departure Should Only Be a Starting Point for Flyers
In the immediate, it was a move that had to happen. Something had to be done, and a coaching change is certainly an easier way than most to make a change. It’s far from the only change that needs to be made though.
Flyers Fire Head Coach Alain Vigneault
The Flyers have fired head coach Alain Vigneault on Monday. Assistant coach Michel Therrien was also fired. Mike Yeo will take over as interim head coach.
Atkinson Nets Winner as Flyers Down Flames
Cam Atkinson's game-winner 45 seconds into overtime lifted the Flyers to a 2-1 win over the Flames at Wells Fargo Center.