• Mark Bennett Sent To Reading For Future Considerations
    January 11, 2018
    The Reading Royals picked up forward Mark Bennett from the Tulsa Oilers for future considerations, Head Coach and Director of Player Personnel Kirk MacDonald announced Wednesday. Bennett joins Reading as the team prepares for a divisional matchup against Worcester Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. with $5 Green Zone tickets and postgame player autographs from Santander Arena. Bennett will wear #28. Additionally, Mark Naclerio has signed with a team in Europe and has been suspended from the Royals. In ten games with Tulsa, Bennett registered a goal and three points. Bennett is a 3rd-year professional that has one goal and five points in 12 ECHL games this season. The 6-foot, 205-lb. native of Oakville, ON started the season with Brampton (2 GP, 2a) and moved to the SPHL with Pensacola. With the Ice Flyers, Bennett had two goals and four points in five games.
  • Flyers’ Shayne Gostisbehere Showing He’s More Than Offensive Flair
    January 09, 2018
    It wasn’t until the waning weeks of last season that Flyers captain Claude Giroux came clean on why he wasn’t up to snuff.
    December 19, 2017
    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins announced today that they have recalled forward Jarrett Burton from their ECHL affiliate, the Wheeling Nailers (ECHL). Furthermore, the Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL) have reassigned defenseman Jeff Taylor from Wheeling to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
  • Daniel Carr Enjoying Success After Battling Through Latest Adversity
    December 14, 2017
    It would be an understatement to say this season started on the wrong foot for Daniel Carr.
  • Shayne Gostisbehere Can Relate To Carson Wentz' Injury
    December 12, 2017
    Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere can sympathize with injured Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz.
  • Flames highly touted prospect Foo finding pro groove
    December 11, 2017
    Rewind the clock to June when one of the hottest topics at lakefronts, campsites and lawn chairs all over the province was where, exactly, would one of the NCAA’s top players sign.
  • Daniel Carr Providing Spark To Canadien's Fourth Line
    December 07, 2017
    In only 34 minutes of ice time since his call-up from the AHL's Laval Rocket, the 26-year-old has five points.
  • Spencer Foo Records First Career Hat Trick
    December 07, 2017
    Rookie forward Spencer Foo recorded his first career hat trick, the third ever in Heat history while Jon Gillies stopped all 25 shots he faced as the Heat win big over their NorCal rival, the San Jose Barracuda 6-0.
  • Shayne Gostisbehere launches The GhostBear Foundation
    December 03, 2017
    This past Friday morning, Shayne Gostisbehere announced via press release the launch of The GhostBear Foundation. They will support “ill and disabled children, as well as at-risk or endangered animals” and “provide support and encouragement to organizations motivating young athletes aspiring to have professional, or collegiate, hockey careers.”
  • Vecchione Named AHL Player of the Month
    November 02, 2017
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Stockton Heat forward Andrew Mangiapane, Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward Mike Vecchione and Utica Comets goaltender Thatcher Demko have been selected as the league’s award winners for October.
  • Why Flyers' Shayne Gostisbehere is better than ever.
    October 24, 2017
    When you think about it, there really have been two Ghosts. There was the near-Rookie of the Year Shayne Gostisbehere — drilling game-winners and serving as a setup man for Claude Giroux and a playoff-bound power-play unit in 2015-16.
  • Keith Kinkaid Will Excel in Larger Role with Devils
    October 21, 2017
    Cory Schneider left the New Jersey Devils game against Ottawa after the second period. Keith Kinkaid came in and stopped all nine shots he faced to backstop the Devils to a huge come-from-behind victory.
  • Simpson to play large role with Bears
    October 17, 2017
    New Hershey forward Wayne Simpson will have to forgive Bears fans if they’re still slightly bitter.
  • Shayne Gostisbehere says he’s ‘ready to go'
    October 04, 2017
    SAN JOSE, Calif. — If there’s any lingering effect from Shayne Gostisbehere getting sandwiched by two New York Islanders defensemen in the Flyers’ preseason finale, he didn’t show it.
  • Flyers send Vecchione to Lehigh Valley
    September 28, 2017
    Mike Vecchione's first full professional hockey season will start in the American Hockey League.
  • In the background, Mike Vecchione out to break more ceilings with Flyers
    September 22, 2017
    VOORHEES, N.J. — Mike Vecchione leaned up against a stick rack in the hallway outside the rookie locker room at Flyers Skate Zone.
  • Meet the New Guys: Josh Jooris
    September 19, 2017
    The Carolina Hurricanes made many moves this offseason. So many, in fact, that you may have forgotten about Josh Jooris, a second component of the Canes’ new-look bottom six and penalty kill.
  • Senators sign Ciampini to two-way AHL/ECHL contract
    September 17, 2017
    The Belleville Senators are pleased to announce the signing of Daniel Ciampini to a one-year, two-way, AHL/ECHL contract.
  • Mike Vecchione: 'It's always been a numbers game for me'
    September 12, 2017
    Ron Hextall says he “jumped off my couch” when the Flyers unexpectedly landed No. 2 pick Nolan Patrick in the NHL lottery.
  • Foo Starts Audition for Flames Job at Rookie Tourney
    September 08, 2017
    CALGARY — The Calgary Flames job market is tight heading into training camp, but general manager Brad Treliving likes the fact he has "old rookies" pushing for positions.
  • Shayne Gostisbehere Couldn't Have Asked for a Better Offseason
    September 06, 2017
    VOORHEES, N.J. — Consider Shayne Gostisbehere's summer to be the calm before the storm. He couldn't have asked for a better offseason considering this same time last year he was recovering and rehabilitating from hip surgery.
  • Wings Continue Building Blue-Line with Re-Signing of Charlie Vasaturo
    August 30, 2017
    KALAMAZOO, MI—The Kalamazoo Wings, proud ECHL affiliates of the Vancouver Canucks, have re-signed defenseman Charlie Vastauro to a standard professional contract for the 2017-18 season, the team announced Tuesday.
  • Philadelphia Flyers 25 Under 25: Shayne Gostisbehere still a key part of team’s future
    August 27, 2017
    In August of 2016, it was basically impossible to find anyone in the Flyers’ fanbase with any negative to say about Shayne Gostisbehere. He had just completed an epic rookie season, racking up 46 points in 64 games, providing highlight after highlight, and finishing second in the voting for the Calder Trophy. As ambitious as it truly was, fans could be forgiven for having dreams of “the next Erik Karlsson” in their heads as the eventual ceiling for their beloved Ghost Bear.
  • After taking a step back, Flyers' Ghost primed to regain rookie form
    August 24, 2017
    A handful of Flyers prospects were on the ice at the Skate Zone in Voorhees recently, even though rookies didn’t have to report for a few weeks.
  • Dalton Menhall to be Inducted into Union College Athletics Hall of Fame
    August 24, 2017
    SCHENECTADY, NY -- Seven distinguished individuals and two outstanding teams will be inducted into the Union College Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The event will be held at College Park Hall on campus with a 4 p.m. reception and dinner and induction ceremonies at 5 p.m. Registration will be open online September 5 at UnionAthleticstickets.com.
  • New Coach Eager for Frontenacs Camp to Open
    August 22, 2017
    KINGSTON - Jay Varady is ready to get it going with the Kingston Frontenacs.
  • Flames Top 25 Under 25 - #12 Spencer Foo
    August 18, 2017
    Spencer Foo was one of the most sought after NCAA free agents this year and after he reportedly narrowed down his choices to the Flames, Oilers, Red Wings and Golden Knights, he did the right thing and chose to sign with the Calgary Flames. The undrafted winger had an excellent final year in the NCAA, but can he find a way to jump right into the NHL?
  • Shayne Gostisbehere says injuries limited him last season
    August 15, 2017
    Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere didn’t live up to sky-high expectations last season, but injuries and surgery the previous offseason may have had a hand in that.
  • Philadelphia Flyers 25 Under 25: Mike Vecchione will go up against the Flyers’ roster crunch
    August 13, 2017
    Unlike other prospects on our 25 Under 25 list so far, forward Mike Vecchione has seen NHL action with the Flyers. He saw action in two late-season games with the orange and black this past season. Vecchione finished up his fourth and final season with the Union Flying Dutchmen this past March, and on March 31st he signed a one-year entry level contract with the Flyers. Just four days later he made his NHL debut against the New Jersey Devils. Breaking out in his final year of college, he scored 63 points in 38 games, doubling his total of 29 points from the previous season.
  • Nailers Sign Colin Stevens
    August 07, 2017
    WHEELING, WV- The Wheeling Nailers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, are excited to announce their tenth player signing of the 2017 offseason. Wheeling has signed goaltender Colin Stevens to an ECHL contract.
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