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Tuesday Morning Skate: A very long year

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Flyers News & Rumors

  • Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the Flyers’ Game 7 loss to the Islanders. It feels much longer than one year ago and the Flyers are now in a much different position. (Philly Hockey Now)
  • Kevin Hayes shared a beautiful story at his brother Jimmy’s funeral last week. (PHN)
  • Matt Niskanen never filed his retirement paperwork, but a source close to the defenseman confirmed that he is indeed retired. (PHN)
  • Joel Farabee signed a six-year contract extension last week. (PHN)
  • Sean Couturier signed an eight-year extension as well. It’s a win-win deal for both sides. (PHN)
  • Wade Allison and Morgan Frost were among the NHL hopefuls at Flyers Development Camp (PHN)
  • Chuck Fletcher was candid when speaking about the Flyers’ performance last season. (PHN)
  • Derick Brassard left money on the table to sign with the Flyers. (PHN)
  • The Flyers are finally Chuck Fletcher’s team. (PHN)
  • Carter Hart is excited for next season. He has a new contract, a clean slate, and is ready to get going with the new-look Flyers. (PHN)
  • Trading for Ryan Ellis was already a great move. Big contracts handed out to other defensemen make it look even better. (PHN)
  • Chuck Fletcher’s offseason additions have improved the Flyers in all areas of the game. (PHN)

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Ryan is a proud graduate of Monmouth University. He has covered the Philadelphia Flyers for the better part of a decade at various outlets, including Sons of Penn and Broad Street Hockey. Ryan has also worked for NHL.com and NBC Sports Regional Networks. Whether it's a GIF, quick stat, analysis, or long-form column, he's got you covered.

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