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Carmelo Anthony: 76ers Getting Into Melo Trade Talks

September 27th, 2010
Well, this might go a long way in filling up the Wells Fargo Center.According to Philly.com's Kate Fagan, "The 76ers have contacted the Denver Nuggets about a potential trade for star forward Carmelo Anthony, multiple NBA sources confirmed on Sunday."It looked like Anthony was headed to New Jersey just a ...

Marty Turco Not Coming To the Flyers, Likely To Sign With the Blackhawks

August 1st, 2010
It appears the Flyers are set to start the season with Michael Leighton as their starting goaltender. Free agent goalie Marty Turco, who has been linked to the Flyers multiple times this summer, told CSNPhilly.com's Tim Panaccio via a text message that he would have loved to play ...

Simon Gagne Trade Makes Little Sense for Flyers

July 19th, 2010
As everyone has been expecting, the Flyers pulled the trigger and traded away their longest-tenured player in Simon Gagne. But in an unexpected twist, the Flyers recieved next to nothing in return for a player who played such a large role in their recent Stanley Cup push. They ...

Philadelphia Flyers Resign Dan Carcillo To One-Year Deal

July 14th, 2010
Paul Holmgren announced today that the Philadelphia Flyers have resigned forward/enforcer Dan Carcillo to a one-year contract worth a modest $1.075 million. "We are happy to have Dan under contract for the 2010-11 season," Holmgren said of Carcillo in a statement released Tuesday. Sure, he might not have put ...

Philadelphia Flyers Reportedly Sign Right Wing Nik Zherdev

July 7th, 2010
According to Dmitry Chesnokov , reports in Russia indicate that the Philadelphia Flyers have signed free agent right winger Nikolai Zherdev to a contract, but the financial terms have yet to be released. In fact, there has been no confirmation by the Flyers. Zherdev played in Russia last season with ...

Goalie Michael Leighton Re-Signed by Philadelphia Flyers to Two-Year Deal

July 1st, 2010
Leighton could get a chance to be the full-time starter. In a move that likely means the Flyers have resigned themselves to the fact that they won't be getting a veteran goalie this offseason, they have resigned former waiver-wire pickup Michael Leighton to a ...

Flyers Allowed to Speak With Sharks’ Evgeni Nabokov

June 27th, 2010
According to a few different media outlets, the Philadelphia Flyers have been given permission to speak with current Sharks' goalie (but soon-to-be free agent) Evgeni Nabokov. The talk of the Flyers adding a goalie this offseason is comparable to the talk of the Eagles adding a wide receiver pre-2008, ...

Samuel Dalembert to Saramento Kings, Philidelphia 76ers Pick up Two in Trade

June 17th, 2010
  No offense Sam, but we won't miss you too much in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia 76ers have finally completed a trade to get Samuel Dalembert out of town today as they sent the big man out west to Sacramento in exchange for forward Andres Nocioni and power forward/center Spencer Hawes. ...

Philadelphia 76ers: Ed Stefanski Plays Into Trade Rumors By Denying Them

June 12th, 2010
As the NBA Draft creeps closer and closer, rumors are going to get more frequent and, quite honestly, a bit crazy. But if we sit and sift through the rumors, there's bound to be something that makes some sense.Enter Chad Ford of ESPN.com:"Since Turner is the consensus No. 2 pick ...

2010 Stanley Cup: Why the Flyers Should Start Brian Boucher in Game 6

June 8th, 2010
Boucher or Leighton, who should start? Flyers coach Peter Laviolette has a very difficult decision to make in the coming days on who will be his starting goaltender for Game 6 against the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup Finals.According to Laviolette, he has already made up his mind on ...