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Archive: July, 2011

Powe gets 3-year deal with Wild

Tuesday, July 5, 2011, 1:58 PM
Former Flyer Darroll Powe has signed a 3-year, $3.2 million deal with the Minnesota Wild, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune is reporting. Powe could have filed for arbitration today, but instead signed a multiyear deal to buy out the first 2 years of unrestricted free agency. Powe was traded last week... Read more

Flyers won't comment on Talbot contract report

Monday, July 4, 2011, 3:59 PM
The Flyers said today they would not comment on whether newly signed center Maxime Talbot’s 5-year, $9 million contract violates the collective bargaining agreement. TSN.ca reported the contract could be in violation because the final 2 years can not be worth less than half of either of the... Read more

Candid Jagr up for challenge

Saturday, July 2, 2011, 3:38 PM
JAROMIR JAGR wanted to make one thing clear. Despite the appearance of an overinflated price tag - when he signed with the Flyers yesterday for $3.3 million after Pittsburgh withdrew a $2 million offer - Jagr didn’t come to Philadelphia for the money. “There were a lot more teams with... Read more

Tough for Talbot to leave Pittsburgh

Saturday, July 2, 2011, 12:34 PM
As the free agency signing period opened on Friday, the Flyers were able to lure more than just Jaromir Jagr out of the Pittsburgh Penguins' grasp. They also signed Maxime Talbot to a 5-year, $9 million contract. Paul Holmgren said he was excited about Talbot's versatility, where he can move up and... Read more

Flyers trade Versteeg

Friday, July 1, 2011, 4:13 PM
Just when you though maybe, just maybe, the Flyers may be done making moves on Free Agent Friday, another one comes down. This time, the Flyers dealt forward Kris Versteeg to Florida in exchange for a second and third round pick. The second round pick is Florida's choice, either 2012 or 2013. This... Read more

Flyers sign Jaromir Jagr, defenseman, center

Friday, July 1, 2011, 1:35 PM
The Flyers have made their trademark splash in free agency. Jaromir Jagr is coming to Philadelphia. On Friday, the Flyers officially announced on their Twitter feed that they have agreed to a one-year deal with Jagr that will be worth $3.3 million. Jagr, 39, is 9th all-time on the NHL's points list... Read more

Leino talks break down, hits open market

Friday, July 1, 2011, 12:02 PM
Ville Leino, starting at 12 noon, is no longer a member of the Philadelphia Flyers. After putting together a few last ditch efforts to re-sign Leino, including talks that extended into last night and this morning, Leino’s agent, Bill Zito, confirmed to the Daily News that his client will test... Read more
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