Flyers’ Jake Voracek on his demotion: ‘I’m not going to be stubborn and upset about it’

Right winger Jake Voracek downplayed his demotion from the first to third line. "All I can do is work hard and be that guy to be counted on," he said before Wednesday's game in Edmonton.

Flyers’ Jake Voracek on his demotion: ‘I’m not going to be stubborn and upset about it’

Right winger Jake Voracek downplayed his demotion from the first to third line. "All I can do is work hard and be that guy to be counted on," he said before Wednesday's game in Edmonton.

Slow-starting Flyers fall to Calgary Flames, 3-1, despite strong outing from Brian Elliott

The Flyers were trying to get points in their first four games for the first time in eight years.

Slow-starting Flyers fall to Calgary Flames, 3-1, despite strong outing from Brian Elliott

The Flyers were trying to get points in their first four games for the first time in eight years.
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Flyers sign bruising RW Chris Stewart, who feels 'blessed by the hockey gods’

The Flyers signed Stewart, a 6-foot-2, 242-pound right winger who has played 10 seasons in the NHL, to a one-way, one-year contract Tuesday.

Flyers prospect Bobby Brink off to flying start; feisty winger Chris Stewart signs

The 5-foot-8, 165-pound Brink is a freshman right winger for the University of Denver.

Vigneault explains Voracek’s brief demotion; Welinski waived as Flyers hope to send him to Phantoms

New Flyers coach Alain Vigneault, unhappy with Jake Voracek's play, demoted him from the first to fourth line in the third period of the team's last game. The right winger is expected to be back on the top unit Tuesday in Calgary.

Youngsters leading the Flyers; Brian Elliott getting start Tuesday in Calgary

Elliott will make his first start of the season as the Flyers try to start the season with points in their first four games.

Flyers coach Alain Vigneault: ‘A lot of things to like’ about shootout loss to Vancouver Canucks

The Flyers erased two one-goal deficits, but they couldn't solve their age-old problem: the shootout.

Flyers salvage a point but fall in shootout to Vancouver Canucks, 3-2

The Flyers were trying to start 3-0 for the first time since 2011.

Flyers’ Nolan Patrick skates with teammates for first time this season, but still ‘week to week’ with migraine disorder

Center Nolan Patrick, battling a migraine disorder, felt well enough to travel with the Flyers on their Western Canada trip and he participated in a practice for the first time this season.

Flyers’ prospect Joel Farabee scores first pro goal in Phantoms’ victory

Joel Farabee, one of the Flyers' last cuts in training camp, scored his first pro goal as the host Lehigh Valley Phantoms defeated the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 4-1, in an AHL matchup Friday

Flyers counting on new skills coach Angelo Ricci to make an impact | Sam Carchidi

The Flyers believe adding a new skills coach, Angelo Ricci, will help them improve in various areas and lead to more wins.

Justin Braun, Ivan Provorov building chemistry as Flyers’ top defensive pairing

Braun and Provorov are a work in progress as a duo, but they are making progress.

Flyers special teams making early strides under new assistant coaches

The Flyers' special teams are shining, and 21-year-old goalie Carter Hart is a big part of it. ... but not the only part.

Observations from the Flyers’ 4-0 win over the Devils

Lost in Carter Hart’s dazzling performance was the Flyers power play, with two solid units, and the penalty killers turning aside nearly eight minutes shorthanded.

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Carter Hart can be something more than just a great goalie for Flyers | Mike Sielski

The Flyers haven't had a true star in net since Ron Hextall in the late 1980s. Hart has a chance to be that kind of celebrity.

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