They were set to face off against the New York Rangers in the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. In his first season behind the bench was now Flyers head coach Alain Vigneault. What ensued was a battle of a seven-game series that featured ups and downs the entire way. Here is a closer look at the Flyers 2014 playoff series against the Rangers.
We will look back at some of the top players of the decade for the Flyers, where there are certainly some obvious standouts that have cemented their place in franchise history. We will list five forwards, five defensemen and three goalies.
Chuck Fletcher got aggressive early and traded for the rights to free-agent forward Kevin Hayes. Should Hayes sign with the Flyers, this will not be the last new addition. It may not be the last trade. It's only the beginning of Fletcher's aggressive approach to the offseason.
Before Wednesday's NHL Trade Deadline the Flyers made one trade, sending Mark Streit to Tampa Bay in exchange for Forward Valtteri Filppula, a fourth round draft pick and a conditional seventh round pick. Tampa then sent Streit to Pittsburgh...
The NHL Trade Deadline is at 3pm EST on March 1st and the Flyers are expected to be "Sellers" as they sit six points out of the final Wild Card Playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has several players in the final year of their current contracts including Goaltenders Steve Mason and Michal Neuvirth along with Defenseman Mark Streit and Michael Del Z