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Archive: July, 2009

Free-agent and camp updates; Startare's book a good beach read

Sunday, July 12, 2009, 4:06 PM
The Flyers are about $2.2 million under the cap, so they have some room to add a rather inexpensive free agent. Keep in mind that GM Paul Holmgren wants to leave himself a decent cap cushion _ say, $500,000 or so _ so he doesn't have the same cap problems that played a major role in losing home-ice... Read more

Can Pronger-era Flyers reduce penalties? Yes, Stevens says

Monday, July 6, 2009, 9:21 PM
The Flyers still think they are being penalized, literally, for the sins of their ancestors, a.k.a. the Broad Street Bulllies. Some say it’s no coincidence that the Flyers led the NHL with an average of 17.5 penalty minutes per game last season. The referees, they claim, watch the orange and... Read more

Flyers thin at RW; Snider explains Pronger deal

Friday, July 3, 2009, 3:17 AM
Free-agent winger Chad LaRose re-signed with Carolina Thursday _ and that wasn’t good news for the Flyers. LaRose scored 19 goals last season and had looked like he would be a nice fit for the Flyers. He was relatively inexpensive and would have given the Flyers some needed scoring punch at right... Read more

Boucher, Laperriere join Flyers; Knuble signs with Caps

Wednesday, July 1, 2009, 3:41 PM
The Flyers made a quick strike in the free-agent market Wednesday, signing goalie Brian Boucher and feisty right winger Ian "Lappy" Laperriere. Boucher's two-year deal is believed to be for $1.85 million, a cap hit of $925,000 per season. Boucher, 32, was the Flyers' No. 1 pick in the 1995... Read more
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