Scottie Do: Flyers give Hartnell multi-year extension

Another domino falls in the Flyers’ direction. Following on the heels of Wayne Simmonds’ six-year contract extension, Scott Hartnell has been signed to a six-year contract extension on Monday. Tim Panaccio reports the contract is for $28.5 million over the six years, which results in a cap hit of only $4.75 million; a very modest raise over his current $4.2 million cap hit. “We are pleased to announce that we have agreed with Scott on a multi-year extension,” said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. “Scott has been a very good player for us over the last five seasons and we look …

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The No-Whining Hockey League

The following is the transcript of events which occurred at a secret meeting within the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in Manhattan on August 18, 2012. New York, NY — Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the unveiling of the newest venture in the greatest game on Earth, the No-Whining Hockey League. I am Mike Milbury, and It’s my pleasure to announce that this league will feature 18 teams located in hockey-rich cities from across the continent of North America — most of which will be located between the 30th and 50th parallels — that will compete through an 80-game …


Phantoms release 2012-13 schedule

Just in case of that thing we all wish wouldn’t happen, does, in fact, happen and interrupt the natural course of the National Hockey League, the American Hockey League and its member clubs released their respective schedules for the upcoming year. Below is the full listing for our own farm club, once again playing out of Glens Falls, New York. Go here for the full release from the Phantoms, and here for the AHL’s. 10/13/12     Sat    7:00 PM    Portland 10/14/12     Sun  3:00 PM    @ Springfield 10/19/12     Fri     6:30 PM …

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Fehr, NHLPA reveal its proposal

The following video shows National Hockey League Players Association head Donald Fehr laying down what he and fellow players presented to the owners on Tuesday in Toronto: It was made in response to the NHL’s initial proposal, sent last month.


Point/Counterpoint: To match or not to match?

Welcome to another edition of Point/Counterpoint, where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes square off, debating an issue with their own unique style and flair. This week, Nick D and Bob H “discuss” whether or not the Flyers should sign their big name future restricted free agents. At the end of the 2013-14 season, the Philadelphia Flyers have a couple big restricted free agents due for new deals. Those RFAs are Sean Couturier, Claude Giroux, and Brayden Schenn. Assuming that the rules of the current CBA change, but still allow for offer sheets, and that the salary cap floors and ceilings will …