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Tonight's Healthy Scratches:
For the second consecutive day, a defensemen has found a new home. According to multiple sources, the Flyers have acquired defensemen Pavel Kubina from Tampa Bay in exchange for a second and fifth-round draft pick, pending League approval.
This move, in addition to Hal Gill being sent to Nashville from Montreal yesterday and Dominic Moore moving to San Jose earlier in the week, have been the only trades of significance thus far in an otherwise boring trade deadline.
Kubina, who will hep solidify the Flyers' defensive corp with a right-handed shot which they desperately coveted (Andrej Meszaros is their only other), is set to be an unrestricted free agent at season's end.
In addition to his offensive ability, the 34-year-old veteran--who was third on the Lightning with 100 blocked shots--will help the Flyers keep some rubber away from their netminders, as they once again let up a significant amount of goals this afternoon, losing 6-4 to Pittsburgh.
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After one practice, Pavel Kubina already plans to stay here after this season.
“I would like to stick around that is for sure."
“It was always hard to play in this building and they have passionate fans and I am glad I can play for them now."
“If I play well for this team and they want me, I don’t want to go anywhere and test the water,” he said. “That is the...
The Tampa Bay Lightning plan to keep Pavel Kubina out of the lineup while the team attempts to trade the veteran defenseman.
Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announced the decision on Thursday.
Tampa Bay entered Thursday 13th in the Eastern Conference and is a longshot to make the playoffs.
Kubina has 110 goals and 382 points in 953 games. The 34-year old has 11 points...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Flyers have acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning for a pair of draft picks.
The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday night on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been made public. The rounds of the draft picks were not immediately available.
Kubina was held...
It is being reported via Twitter that the Tampa Bay Lightning have traded veteran defenseman Pavel Kubina to the Philadelphia Flyers in a transaction that is pending league approval. Although it has not yet been confirmed, it appears that the Flyers have sent a pair of draft picks to Tampa Bay in exchange for Kubina, which seems like a great deal for Philly.
Via Darren Dreger, Pavel Kubina has been traded to the Flyers, pending league approval. There weren’t any reports connecting the Rangers to the 34-year-old defenseman, though he made sense as a trade target given their need to upgrade the blue line and the John Tortorella connection. Dave looked at Kubina in greater detail earlier this week. On to the next…
The Tampa Bay Lightning have traded defenseman Pavel Kubina to the Philadelphia Flyers for a pair of draft picks.
The Philadelphia Flyers reportedly acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina from the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday.
While waiting to consummate a trade involving Tampa Bay defenseman Pavel Kubina, the Tampa Bay Lightning dealt center Dominic Moore to San Jose on Thursday in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2012 entry draft.