The Philadelphia Sixers selected Jaden Springer with the 28th overall pick in the 2021 NBA Draft on Thursday night.
The Philadelphia Flyers signed Samuel Morin to a one-year contract extension.
The Philadelphia Flyers have traded Jakub Voracek to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Cam Atkinson in the first major trade on the second day of the NHL draft. The deal was straight up, with Voracek returning to the team that drafted him in 2007. It's Philadelphia's second major trade in two days after acquiring defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen from Buffalo for two high picks. The Sabres continued their fire sale by trading forward Sam Reinhart to Florida for a goalie prospect and future first-round pick. Colorado Avalanche kicked off the day by signing top defenseman Cale Makar to a $54 million, six-year contract.
The Buffalo Sabres have traded veteran defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to the Philadelphia Flyers, and forward Sam Reinhart could be the next to go. GM Kevyn Adams confirmed a report by Sportsnet.ca that he's had discussions to trade the seventh-year player to the Florida Panthers, while stressing the deal has not yet been completed. In trading Ristolainen, Buffalo acquired fifth-year defenseman Robert Hagg and the Flyers first-round pick hours before the NHL draft. Buffalo also acquired Philadelphia’s second-round pick in the 2023 draft. Ristolainen gives the Flyers another right-shot defenseman for their top four after acquiring Ryan Ellis from Nashville last weekend.
The Philadelphia Flyers released the season schedule for the 2021-22 campaign.
The Philadelphia Flyers have sent one-time cornerstone defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to the Arizona Coyotes along with second- and seventh-round picks in next year’s draft.
Nashville revamped its roster some more Saturday, trading defenseman Ryan Ellis to the Philadelphia Flyers for defenseman Philippe Myers and forward Nolan Patrick.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have won the Stanley Cup for the second consecutive season. They beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 to wrap up the series four games to one, with Ross Colton scoring in the second period. Andrei Vasilevskiy posted a series-ended shutout for an NHL-record fifth consecutive time dating to the 2020 final. The victory came in front of over 18,000 fans at Amalie Arena, a far cry from last fall's win in an empty arena in Edmonton, Alberta.
Josh Anderson scored his second goal 3:57 into overtime, and the Montreal Canadiens avoided elimination by defeating the defending champion Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final. Pat Maroon and Barclay Goodrow scored for the Lightning who are attempting to become the NHL’s second team to win consecutive titles in the NHL's salary-cap era. The series shifts to Tampa Bay for Game 5 on Wednesday night.
Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest trauma from an errant fireworks mortar blast in what authorities described as a tragic accident on the Fourth of July. Police in Novi, Michigan, say the firework tilted slightly and started to fire toward people nearby. The 24-year-old Kivlenieks was in a hot tub and tried to get clear with several other people. Authorities had earlier said the Latvian died of an apparent head injury during a fall. An autopsy clarified the cause of death. Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson called it a “devastating time” for the team.
The City of Philadelphia announced on Friday that all businesses can return to full capacity starting on June 2.
Domantas Sabonis had his ninth triple-double of the season and Caris LeVert added 24 points to help Indiana rally past Philadelphia 103-94 on Tuesday night, ending the 76ers’ eight-game winning streak.
Sidney Crosby scored two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins regained first place in the East Division with a 7-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Tobias Harris scored 21 points, Seth Curry added 20 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their fifth straight game, beating the Chicago Bulls 106-94 on Monday night.
Ben Simmons, Joel Embiid and Tobias Harris each scored 18 points to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 126-104 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
Allison had a strong showing in eight games with the Phantoms earlier this season before getting called up.
Joel Embiid scored 36 points and the Philadelphia 76ers wrapped up a long stretch of mostly road games with a 113-95 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.
With the recently down trend in play from the start of March on, the Philadelphia Flyers became sellers instead of buyers at the trade deadline
Patrice Bergeron recorded a hat trick and reached 900 career points, and Brad Marchand’s short-handed goal led the Boston Bruins to a 4-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Joel Embiid scored 35 points and the Philadelphia 76ers rolled to a 106-96 win over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday night.