Ryan’s Roundup: New faces in Philly, Homer to the Hall, Sid sidelined
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Flyers News & Rumors
- The Flyers have several new faces this season and they’re excited to get started in Philadelphia. (Philly Hockey Now)
- Lifelong Flyer Paul Holmgren was elected to the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. (PHN)
- Holmgren is also one of six finalists for the 2021-22 Flyers Hall of Fame. Who will get inducted? (PHN)
- The Flyers’ Game 7 loss to the Islanders feels much longer than one year ago, and the Flyers are now in a much different position. (PHN)
- Kevin Hayes shared a beautiful story at his brother Jimmy’s funeral. (PHN)
- Matt Niskanen never filed his retirement paperwork, but a source close to the defenseman confirmed that he is indeed retired. (PHN)
- Sean Couturier signed an eight-year extension that is a win-win deal for both sides. (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)
- 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)
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)
- Keith Yandle signed a one-year deal to play in Philadelphia. (PHN)
- Nate Thompson is back in Orange and Black. (PHN)
- The Flyers signed Martin Jones to a one-year contract to join Carter Hart in the crease. (PHN)
- The Flyers signed five players to two-way contracts for some AHL depth. (PHN)
- Grading the Flyers’ three major trades this offseason:
- Ryan Ellis a great addition (PHN)
- Did Fletcher overpay for Rasmus Ristolainen? (PHN)
- Was trading Jakub Voracek for Cam Atkinson worth it? (PHN)
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