Players Most Deserving of Their First Stanley Cup

It seems like every championship team has a player or two who had been waiting so long. Players who had enjoyed plenty of success in their distinguished careers except the greatest of them all – raising the Stanley Cup. This year, it was one of the greatest duos ever in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom […]

Flyers and RFA Robert Hagg agree to a two-year deal

In likely their final move of the offseason, the Flyers announced Wednesday evening that the team had agreed to a two-year/$2.3 million deal with RFA Robert Hagg. The contract will keep the 23-year-old defenseman in Philadelphia through the 2019-20 season with a cap hit of $1.15 million. In his rookie season, the left-handed blueliner played in 70 […]

Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik on a one-year deal

Just a month after being traded and bought out by the Colorado Avalanche, Brooks Orpik returns to the Capitals on a one-year, $1 million deal. Orpik’s return ensures that Washington will return all six defensemen from last season after re-signing John Carlson and Michal Kempny earlier this summer. This time around, however, Orpik will be […]

Flyers and goaltender Anthony Stolarz agree to one-year deal

The Flyers announced on Wednesday that they have reached an agreement with 24-year old netminder Anthony Stolarz on a one-year, two-way contract worth $761,250. Stolarz, a second-round pick in 2012, is coming off a 2017-18 season which saw him appear in just four games – 1 with Lehigh Valley and 3 with Reading in the […]

Flyers re-sign Alex Lyon to a two-year deal

The Flyers and goaltender Alex Lyon agreed to a two-year contract on Friday morning. The 25-year-old Lyon avoids arbitration and will return to the Flyers in 2018. Lyon made his NHL debut last season and appeared in 11 games and posted a .905 save percentage with the club when Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth were out with […]

Capitals re-sign Riley Barber to one-year deal

After being tendered a qualifying offer last week, Riley Barber agreed to a one-year deal to stay with the Capitals in 2018-19. The two-way deal will pay Barber an AAV of $650k and $115k in the AHL. The 24-year-old Barber will likely return to Hershey next year for his fourth season with the team. Since […]

The best games of the Flyers – Penguins rivalry

With the Flyers and Penguins meeting again in the playoffs, the Battle of PA is being recharged after a few stale years between the teams. They last met in the first round of 2012, which saw both teams go at each other in six games before the Flyers emerged victorious. Since then, the Flyers and […]