Originally written April 06, 2013 on Flyerdelphia:
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The Flyers have used plenty of defensemen this season.  With the condensed 48 game schedule – a hellish marathon of games that seems more like an extended torture session than a season- it’s easy to assume the Flyers would have injuries.  But this much? The egregious amount of injuries seems too daunting to overcome, but if they do, they can thank all ten on the squad who have played throughout the season.    (I added their cap hit to let you see how valuable each player is to the squad, along with who they’re paired with.) Before the Flyers play the Winnipeg Jets, take a quick look at where their defensemen are in their progression through the season.   Kimmo Timonen, $6.3 million(1st defensive pairing with Luke Schenn) – Timonen was hurt against the Leafs while blocking a shot, as it seems he does in every game, and he’s day to day injury-wise. Timonen does so many things (first pairing on the powerplay, first pairing on the penalty kill, third on the team in aver...
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