1. Bill O'Brien Should Bring Credibility to Penn State's Quarterbacks

    Penn State acting athletic director Dave Joyner found his replacement for the legend of Joe Paterno, who was fired in light of the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 2 years ago 672 reads 1 comments

  2. Andrew Luck's Decision to Stay Another Season Was Well Worth It

    So, I was reading AOL FanHouse columnist David Steele’s most recent column on Andrew Luck , and I got to thinking: Luck past up millions of dollars to stay at Stanford for his redshirt junior year and secure a Stanford degree...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 2 years ago 1,366 reads 0 comments

  3. NFL Rumors: Philadelphia Eagles Could Hire Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator

    According to Kevin Acee of the San Diego Union-Tribune , the Eagles are prepared to hire Steve Spagnuolo as their defensive coordinator once he is fired by the St. Louis Rams after the season...

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  4. Jeff Carter: The Sniper Is Having a Stellar Season for the Philadelphia Flyers

    If you're following the NHL in 2010-11, you're hearing about the stellar years that Steven Stamkos, Sidney Crosby , and Daniel Sedin are having...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,681 reads 16 comments

  5. Cole an Option: Philadelphia Flyers Interested in Carolina's Erik Cole

    According to CSNPhilly.com's Tim Panaccio and the Inquirer's Sam Carchidi , the Philadelphia Flyers are interested in Carolina right winger Erik Cole . Cole carries a $2...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,952 reads 5 comments

  6. Philadelphia Flyers Place Defenseman Matt Walker on Waivers

    According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie , the Flyers placed defenseman Matt Walker on waivers on Thursday. Walker, 30, dressed in only four games for the orange and black after being acquired in the Simon Gagne trade from Tampa Bay ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 790 reads 15 comments

  7. Andrej Meszaros Quietly Making a Case for the Norris Trophy

    Coming into the 2010-11 NHL season, hockey bloggers and writers around the puck universe made preseason predictions on just about every aspect of the game...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,198 reads 11 comments

  8. Philadelphia Flyers To Reward GM Paul Holmgren with Contract Extension

    According to Anthony SanFilippo , the Philadelphia Flyers are going to announce a three-year, $4.5 million contract extension with general manager Paul Holmgren on Thursday...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 239 reads 1 comments

  9. Jody Shelley: Broad Street Bully Proving His Worth For the Philadelphia Flyers

    When Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren signed 34-year-old enforcer Jody Shelley to a three-year, $3.3 million contract, there was an outbreak by fans outraged about paying a fighter $1...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 2,376 reads 10 comments

  10. Philadelphia Flyers Interested in New Jersey Devils Captain Jamie Langenbrunner

    It has been a season to forget for the New Jersey Devils , as they sit in last place in all of hockey with only 22 points and 10 wins...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,704 reads 8 comments

  11. Chris Pronger Cleared for Light Skating After CAT Scan Reveals Healing

    Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren released an injury update for defenseman Chris Pronger who has been out of action since mid-December with a broken first metatarsal bone in his right foot...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 342 reads 2 comments

  12. Philadelphia Flyers Place Goalie Michael Leighton on Waivers

    Wouldn’t you know, Michael Leighton finds himself in a familiar situation. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren placed the 29-year-old Leighton on waivers on Monday after ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 2,111 reads 18 comments

  13. Philadelphia Flyers: Second Period Helps Snap 16-Game Losing Streak at the Joe

    Coming into Sunday evening’s affair with the Red Wings, the Philadelphia Flyers hadn’t won a game in Detroit since 1988—two years before I was born. A 16-game losing (0-14-2) streak at the Joe Louis Arena was intact...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 428 reads 2 comments

  14. Philadelphia Flyers Recall Defenseman Erik Gustafsson from Adirondack Phantoms

    According to Frank Seravalli of the Philadelphia Daily News , the Flyers have recalled 22-year-old rookie defenseman Erik Gustafsson from Adirondack. Gustafsson leads the Phantoms in points (26) and assists (22) in 33 games...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 672 reads 0 comments

  15. Cliff Lee Signs with the Philadelphia Phillies: Happiness Over Money

    In today's age of professional sports, it's not too often that you find superstar-caliber players that truly value winning championships over the biggest, most lucrative contract one can get his hands on when testing the free agent waters...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,068 reads 6 comments

  16. Flyers Defenseman Chris Pronger To Miss 4-6 Weeks With Broken Bone In Right Foot

    For the first time this season, the Philadelphia Flyers are going to have to handle some adversity. Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren confirmed a TSN report that defenseman ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 614 reads 4 comments

  17. For Philadelphia Flyers, Moving Nikolay Zherdev May Be the Best Option

    For the first time since he suffered a sprained knee against Ottawa last month, Dan Carcillo returned to the lineup in the Flyers ' 2-1 overtime win in Boston on Saturday night...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 3,359 reads 24 comments

  18. Brian Boucher vs. Michael Leighton: The Battle for Philadelphia Flyers Backup

    Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren told reporters on a conference call yesterday that he expects to carry three goalies for "the short term" when Michael Leighton is ready to be activated from long-term injured reserve...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,074 reads 13 comments

  19. Philadelphia Flyers Receive Permission to Keep Michael Leighton on IR

    On Monday afternoon, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren told reporters on a conference call that goalie Michael Leighton is not ready to return to the Flyers after a six-day conditioning period with the Adirondack Phantoms...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 517 reads 4 comments

  20. Jeff Carter's Extension: A Perfect Example of a Clean, Long-Term Contract

    Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren continued to take care of business with off-the-ice matters on Saturday when he announced that Jeff Carter agreed to terms to an 11-year, $58 million contract extension...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 1,672 reads 5 comments

  21. Update: Philadelphia Flyers Sign Jeff Carter To 11-Year, $58 Million Extension

    UPDATE (11/13, 3:20 pm): According to TSN's Bob McKenzie , the Flyers and Jeff Carter have agreed to a 11-year, $58 million contract extension for a cap hit of $5.27 per season on average...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 742 reads 19 comments

  22. Andrej Meszaros Quickly Showing He's Worth the Steep Price Tag the Flyers Paid

    When the Philadelphia Flyers acquired defenseman Andrej Meszaros from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for a 2012 second-round draft choice, I was a little skeptical at the price tag surrounding the underachieving blueliner...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 4,262 reads 33 comments

  23. Philadelphia Flyers Do Right, Re-Sign Claude Giroux for Three Years

    While everyone thought general manager Paul Holmgren's top priority was re-signing center Jeff Carter to a long term contract, Homer pulled another trick out of his hat...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 565 reads 5 comments

  24. Philadelphia Flyers Make Progress in Contract Negotiations with Jeff Carter

    Tim Panaccio reported yesterday that talks between the Flyers and center Jeff Carter have taken an "upswing after weeks of slow but determined negotiations...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 747 reads 5 comments

  25. He Shoots, He Scores: 20 Amazing NHL Goals You've Just Gotta See

    In the National Hockey League, goal scoring has blossomed into one of the game's most important objective...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about almost 4 years ago 2,315 reads 8 comments