The NHL returns as league and players’ union ratify CBA and agree to restart season; Flyers open Aug. 2 vs. Boston

The NHL is on the verge of returning after the league and the players' union ratified the CBA on Friday and agreed on protocols to start training camps. In a round-robin seeding tournament, the Flyers will restart their season Aug. 2 against the Bruins in Toronto.

The Flyers are set to open camp before the NHL playoffs sprint. They had better be ready. | Sam Carchidi

In perhaps the strangest season in NHL history, the Flyers will start Training Camp II on Monday, hoping it's the first step toward a long Stanley Cup run.

The Flyers are set to open camp before the NHL playoffs sprint. They had better be ready. | Sam Carchidi

In perhaps the strangest season in NHL history, the Flyers will start Training Camp II on Monday, hoping it's the first step toward a long Stanley Cup run.

Sean Couturier named Flyers’ MVP for second consecutive season

The 9-year veteran was second on the team in points and assists and led the NHL in face-off percentage.

Sean Couturier named Flyers’ MVP for second consecutive season

The 9-year veteran was second on the team in points and assists and led the NHL in face-off percentage.

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Alain Vigneault turned Flyers into Stanley Cup contenders. COVID-19 hasn’t changed that. | Mike Sielski

Assuming the NHL season resumes, the hard part for the Flyers is over. They've already shown they're good enough to win a championship.
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Alain Vigneault turned Flyers into Stanley Cup contenders. COVID-19 hasn’t changed that. | Mike Sielski

Assuming the NHL season resumes, the hard part for the Flyers is over. They've already shown they're good enough to win a championship.
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Ivan Provorov named Flyers’ best defenseman for second time

In addition to being a rock in front of Carter Hart and Brian Elliott, Provorov had a fine season on the offensive end with 13 goals.

Flyers pick Scott Laughton for most improved teammate

Despite a slow start, the 26-year old forward set a career-high in goals and was one of the most versatile players on the roster.

Scott Laughton wins Flyers’ Yanick Dupre Class Guy award

The former first-round pick had the best season of his career despite missing 20 games with injuries.

NHL, players smart in return-to-play decisions | On the Fly

The Flyers will be permitted to bring 31 players into the hub city and a traveling party of 52 total to their expected hub city of Toronto. Gritty's going to have to sneak in.

Kevin Hayes named Flyers’ Gene Hart award winner

The subjective honor is given to the player who displays the most "heart." Hayes, in his first season here, tied for the NHL lead with four shorthanded goals and was second on the Flyers with five game-winners.

Flyers would play in Toronto ‘bubble’ under reported deal between NHL and players to return to the ice

The deal calls for training camps to open July 13 and for teams to carry maximum rosters of 31 players once play resumes. Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (West) would be the bubble cities.

Flyers flashback: Bernie Parent’s late mom, Fred Shero’s odd strategy, Rick MacLeish’s goal produce a Stanley Cup for the ages

The Flyers weren't supposed to be ready to beat the might Boston Bruins in the 1974 Stanley Cup Finals. But in just their seventh year of existence, they stunned the hockey world.

Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom completes final chemotherapy treatment

It was an emotional Thursday for the 23-year-old Flyers forward. "I'm just happy to be alive," he said.

Jake Voracek’s turnaround has more pluses than minuses | Inside the numbers

The Flyers forward committed himself to being more responsible defensively and, after a slow start, the results were impressive.

Flyers prospect Morgan Frost makes most of 21st birthday party while stuck in quarantine

The Flyers rookie was on the ice Wednesday as players continue to make their way back to the region ahead of the July 10 start of training camp.

Inside the numbers: Travis Konecny is one of youngest Flyers ever to lead team in scoring

Only four players younger than Konecny have ever led the Flyers in scoring. Two are obvious, two may be surprising.

Watch: Gritty gets Netflix’s ‘Queer Eye’ treatment

The incorrigible orange one was nominated by the Phillie Phanatic.

Mark Friedman wasn’t in the lineup for a long stretch, but he saw what the Flyers can do when NHL season resumes

The 24-year-old defenseman was in Alain Vigneault's lineup for some of the most critical games of the season.

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