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Flyers News & Rumors
- There were several NHL free agent goalies in the Flyers’ target range. Analyzing the contracts given out and if there was a better option than Martin Jones. (PHN)
- Keith Yandle couldn’t be more excited to be in Philadelphia and the Flyers are lucky to have him. “It was a no-brainer for me.” (PHN)
- Martin Jones has had three straight subpar seasons, but the Flyers signed him anyway. Why do they think he can bounce back in Philadelphia? (PHN)
- The Flyers signed five players to two-way contracts for some AHL depth. (PHN)
- Nate Thompson is back in Orange and Black. (PHN)
- Grading the Flyers’ three major trades this offseason:
- The Flyers issued qualifying offers to all but one of their restricted free agents. (PHN)
- Big Sam is back. Samuel Morin signed a one-year contract extension. (PHN)
- Oh yeah, the NHL Draft was last weekend. Get to know the newest Flyers prospects! (PHN)
Flyers offseason transactions
- The Flyers traded Nolan Patrick and Philippe Myers for Ryan Ellis. (PHN)
- Breaking down the trade and next steps. (PHN)
- The Flyers lost Carsen Twarynski to the Seattle Kraken in the Expansion Draft. (PHN)
- Shayne Gostisbehere and draft picks were shipped to Arizona to clear cap space. (PHN)
- Cam York? A first-round pick? Teams are asking for astronomical prices to take on salary this offseason. (PHN)
- That cap space was used in part to trade for Rasmus Ristolainen. The Flyers gave up their first-round pick, Robert Hagg, and another pick. (PHN)
- The Flyers paid a very steep price for Ristolainen. (PHN)
- The trade is one for one: Jakub Voracek for Cam Atkinson. (PHN)
- Atkinson loves Philly and should be a great fit. (PHN)
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Around the NHL
Jack Eichel and his agents have had enough.
Jack Eichel’s agents issue the following statement: pic.twitter.com/tiPXShdchz
— John Vogl (@BuffaloVogl) July 31, 2021
We’ll see if Jack Eichel gets moved in the coming weeks (or days).