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Who's No. 1? Uncertainty surrounding top pick at NHL draft

Jul. 06, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Rather than tip his hand on who the Montreal Canadiens plan to select with the first pick in the NHL draft, general manager Kent Hughes joked they’ll end up with all three of Shane Wright, Juraj Slafkovsky and Logan Cooley. If the Canadiens want to make a splash,...

Wild GM Guerin says Kirill Kaprizov is fine, still in Russia

Jul. 06, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Minnesota Wild general manager Bill Guerin said Kirill Kaprizov remains in Russia and is doing well, denying a report the star winger returned to the U.S. and adding the team is trying to find out more about the situation. Russian newspaper Sport-Express reported...

NHL Draft: Teams weigh risks of selecting Russian prospects

Jul. 05, 2022 18:07 PM EDT

The war in Ukraine has added an increasing level of uncertainty for NHL teams interested in drafting Russia-born prospects because of questions regarding their availability to play in North America. While no team has openly stated it would avoid selecting Russians altogether in the...

Agent: Top NHL goalie prospect sent to Russian military base

Jul. 05, 2022 16:01 PM EDT

Philadelphia Flyers goaltending prospect Ivan Fedotov, who reportedly was picked up by law enforcement in Russia last week ahead of a planned move to the U.S., is now at a remote military base in northern Russia, his agent said Tuesday. The agent, J.P. Barry, spoke with The...

John Tortorella hired to revitalize dormant Flyers

Jun. 17, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — John Tortorella is about the only NHL coach with such a motley compilation of highlight reels. There are censored versions of his rants. Uncensored versions. He’s angry at reporters. At his players. There is a video of “6 minutes of John Tortorella Angry Moments,” which...

AP source: Tortorella hired as coach by Philadelphia Flyers

Jun. 16, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers have hired John Tortorella as their new coach, hoping the fiery veteran can help lead them to their first Stanley Cup championship since 1975. The hire was confirmed Thursday by a person with direct knowledge of the decision who spoke...

AP source: Philadelphia Flyers hire John Tortorella as new coach

Jun. 16, 2022 17:56 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AP source: Philadelphia Flyers hire John Tortorella as new coach.

Flyers GM Fletcher wants to find right fit in new coach

May. 03, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Flyers need a new coach. And they need to get younger. Find more talent. Spark interest in a sagging fanbase. Oh, is that it? It's just the start of the long list of what promises to be a long offseason for the Flyers after what...

Tkachuk leads Senators past Flyers 4-2 in teams' finale

Apr. 29, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brady Tkachuk had a goal and an assist to lead the Ottawa Senators to a 4-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night in the season finale for both teams. Josh Norris and Travis Hamonic also scored and Austin Watson had an empty-netter for the...

Eric Comrie has first NHL shutout, Jets beat Flyers 4-0

Apr. 27, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Eric Comrie made 35 saves for his first NHL shutout in the Winnipeg Jets’ 4-0 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night. “It feels really good. It’s a happy moment for myself,” Comrie said. “A lot of hard work went into that. But a...