GetFlyerdUp.com is Moving!

This will be the last post here at GetFlyerdUp.com. Though, it’s not a sad time, my Philadelphia Flyers coverage will be moving to RantSports.com. Be sure to check out RantSports.com for a very exciting re-launch. You’ll not only find my coverage […]

Mike Richards Denies Allegations That "Hard-Partying" Led to Trade

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Mike Richards was a guest on TSN’s “That’s Hockey,” and he responded to the allegation that hard-partying ways led to the trades of both he and Jeff Carter. When he was asked about “Dry Island” Richards had some interesting comments. […]

My Final Word on What Got Mike Richards and Jeff Carter Traded

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Yesterday I wrote about the column written by Dan Gross of the Philadelphia Daily News. In the column Gross states that Mike Richards and Jeff Carter’s “hard-partying ways” played a “major role” in getting them traded. Some have attacked me […]

More Philadelphia Media Nonsense About Mike Richards and Jeff Carter's "Hard-Partying" Ways

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  Dan Gross, the Philadelphia Daily News’ resident “gossip” blogger writes that Richards and Carter’s hard partying ways did them in. Gross mentions “Dry Island,” a concept started by Flyers Head Coach Peter Laviolette, asking players to refrain from drinking […]

Philadelphia Flyers Formally Annouce the Signing of 3 Players

The Philadelphia Flyers Announced 3 Signings; Including 4th Round Pick Marcel Noebels

The Philadelphia Flyers have formally announced the signing of 3 players, Center Jon Kalinski, Goaltender Jason Bacashihua, and 4th round pick, Forward Marcel Noebels. Kalinski spent all of last season with the Adirondack Phantoms, posting 6 goals, 17 assists and 86 PIM in 73 […]

Could Scott Hartnell Be the Next Philadelphia Flyer Sent Packing?

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It’s the lazy days of summer, the same can be said for the goings on in the NHL. After the free agent frenzy of early July calms down, hockey fans are left to discuss and wonder how their teams will […]

Philadelphia Flyers Announce Preseason Schedule

On Monday the Philadelphia Flyers announced their 2011 Preseason Schedule. The Flyers will play 6 exhibition games, three of which will be played at the Wells Fargo Center. They’ll open up the preseason in Toronto against the Maple Leafs on September 20th. […]

Report: Chris Drury Could be the Philadelphia Flyers "Backup Plan"

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According to 610 WIP’s Howard Eskin, Chris Drury could be in the Philadelphia Flyers plans. Eskin reports that while the Flyers are keeping an eye on the Steven Stamkos contract negotiations in Tampa Bay that Chris Drury could possibly be […]

Philadelphia Flyers Agree to Terms with Wayne Simmonds

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  After some waiting, the final piece acquired in the Mike Richards deal is finally signed. The Flyers agreed to terms with RFA Wayne Simmonds on Thursday, according to GM Paul Holmgren. The deal with Simmonds is for 2-years and […]

Day 1 NHL Free Agency Grades: Philadelphia Flyers

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  Only a short time ago the Philadelphia Flyers core was led by Mike Richards and Jeff Carter. Now, on July 2nd, the Flyers have transformed into an entirely different team. The transformation of the Flyers roster doesn’t appear to […]

Philadelphia Flyers Trade Kris Versteeg to the Florida Panthers

In an obvious cap-clearing move, the Philadelphia Flyers have traded Kris Versteeg to the Florida Panthers for a 2nd round pick in 2012 or 2013 (FLA choice) and a 3rd round pick in 2012. It’s not known if the Flyers […]

Why the Philadelphia Flyers Signing Jaromir Jagr Isn't as Bad as it Sounds

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The Philadelphia Flyers made an early splash when NHL Free Agency opened at Noon today, signing Jaromir Jagr. The former NHL superstar has spent the last three seasons in the KHL. The Flyers signed Jagr to a one-year deal reportedly […]