Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Flyers acquire Boucher, Foster

The Flyers have acquired goalie Brian Boucher and free-agent defenseman Kurtis Foster.

Flyers acquire Boucher, Foster

Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Flyers goaltender Brian Boucher. (Matt Rourke/AP)

The Flyers have acquired goalie Brian Boucher and free-agent defenseman Kurtis Foster.

Boucher, 36, has played with the Flyers twice before. He was acquired from Carolina for minor league forward Luke Pither. Boucher played 10 games last season as he battled a groin injury. He had a 3.41 goals-against average and .881 save percentage.

Foster, 31, is a righthanded shot. He is 6-5, 226 pounds who played for the Wild, Ducks and Devils last season. He scored four goals and had 10 assists in 51 games.

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