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Bertuzzi News

In more news that is an awful idea, the Flyers are interested in Todd Bertuzzi:

The 34-year-old winger told the Calgary Herald he’ll likely sign with a U.S.-based team, and the Flyers are one of the clubs that have shown interest.

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Posted by on August 5, 2009 in Flyers Talk and Other

 

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Bourdon Inks a Deal

The Flyers 3rd round pick from the 2008 draft, Marc-Andre Bourdon, is now signed to an entry level contract for an undisclosed amount. This 6’0, 215 pound defenseman caught eyes from many after having a good season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). According to the Flyers official site, he was 2nd in the league in points for defensemen, with 147 points in 186 regular season games. Not bad for a D-man.

If he continues to grow, this could be a very worthwhile draft pick/signing. An average-sized guy like that who is able to move the puck and score/set-up goals makes it interesting to see what he could do if and when he gets to the NHL level; which I’m hoping he will. Hope to see him a couple seasons since the track for most blue liners is a few years to move up and make impact at the NHL level.

 
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Posted by on July 24, 2009 in Flyers News

 

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Signings Galore

Flyers have reportedly signed 5 new players. These include 4 new forwards: Lukas Kaspar, Krys Kolanos, Mika Pyorala and Jason Ward, with a new defenseman Joey Mormina to all one-year contracts. This is basically the Flyers signing some AHL-caliber talent that have some NHL experience in order to bolster our current roster with some depth. The Philadelphia Flyers official website has the full story and details about the new players. Kolanos, Pyorala, and Kaspar all have had some NHL time and according to Homer, “each player solidifies our organizational depth at the forward position”. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on July 23, 2009 in Flyers News

 

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