Found September 25, 2012 on
As first reported by Truehockey.com and later confirmed on the official site of Eispiraten Crimmitschau, Flyers winger Wayne Simmonds and Blues winger Chris Stewart have signed with the 2. Bundesliga (minor league) team in Germany. The two players were in route to Germany last night.
While Simmonds (and Stewart) fielded numerous individual offers from teams in various European top leagues, incl...
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The Philadelphia Flyers have had three players head overseas due to the ongoing lockout: Ruslan Fedotenko, Ilya Bryzgalov, and Jakub Voracek. The newest member to this list is Wayne Simmonds.
Simmonds, 24, has officially signed a contract to join ETC Crimmitschau, a member of Germany's second-tier ice hockey league also known as the 2nd Eishockey-Bundesliga.
The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, will open their 2012 training camp at The Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ on Saturday, September 29.
The camp, which runs through October 7, will open with 39 players – 21 forwards, 15 defensemen and three goalies. A complete roster is listed...
If you were wondering how a German Bundesliga club such as Eispiraten Crimmitschau was able to afford to cover the insurance cost of both Wayne Simmonds and Chris Stewart, here is your answer. The team called upon local sponsors and private contributors to raise the money to bring in the two NHL players. It was a "both-or-neither" proposition, because the players' top...
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