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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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