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By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP)
The Philadelphia Flyers are well known for making the ‘former-Flyer’ tag something that doesn’t always stick with players they’ve sent out of town, and they removed the label from the front of 26-year-old winger Steve Downie’s name on this Halloween day when he was acquired from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for 29-year-old forward Max Talbot.
The Flyers have been going through the motions somewhat for a good portion of the first 11 games of the schedule, and the fiery winger should provide a good amount of emotional play. For those of you who don’t remember Downie’s first tour in Philadelphia, he was kind of like the Tasmanian Devil. He was akin to the style of play brought by Zac Rinaldo — with a more dangerous edge — but with a much higher offensive upside.
Downie is a natural winger, something the Flyers have lacked with many of their center men being moved off to the wings over the last several years.
Before he even made his NHL debut, Down...
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The Flyers re-acquired right winger Steve Downie on Thursday by sending Max Talbot to Colorado.
Downie, 26, the Flyers' first-round pick in 2005 (29th overall), had one goal and six assists in 11 games with the Avs this season. A physical player, Downie missed most of last seasson with a torn ACL.
When he was with Tampa Bay, Downie sometimes was on a line with current Flyer...
It took the Philadelphia Flyers just 11 games in the 2013-14 campaign to make a trade. According to the club, the team has traded center/winger Max Talbot for right winger Steve Downie.
Downie, the Flyers first round pick in 2005, returns to Philadelphia after being traded to the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2008 as a part of the Matt Carle deal. He put up career highs...
I'm five minutes from boarding flight to Dallas, but Avs just traded Steve Downie for Max Talbot.
— adater (@adater) October 31, 2013
Yup, confirmed #Flyers have traded for former-Flyer Steve Downie. Max Talbot to Colorado.
— Dave Isaac (@davegisaac) October 31, 2013
DENVER – The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the team has acquired...
[Photo courtesy of NHL] Overview: Game: 12 Match-Up: Philadelphia Flyers (3-8-0) vs. Washington Capitals (5-7-0) Location: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia, PA) Time: 7:00 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 93.3 WMMR ______________________________________________________________________________ Philadelphia Flyers (3-8-0) Last Game: 3-2 loss vs the Anaheim Ducks Headlines: Steve...