Found June 25, 2012 on Philly Sports World:
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Newly acquired defenseman Luke Schenn positions the Flyers well on defense. The Flyers draft class was kind of an unusual one. The Flyers passed on a couple of highly touted defensemen to draft a player at #20 in Scott Laughton that most thought would have been there for the Flyers in the second round. They went on to take 4 defenseman, a goalie and a winger with the rest of their picks. I wrote on Friday that the drafting of Laughton indicated to me that the Flyers were going to make other moves. Sure enough, they did. Executing a trade that had been rumored since January, the Flyers sent winger James van Riemsdyk to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Luke Schenn. It’s a solid move that will certainly bolster the Flyers’ defense corps. Some fear that the move will leave the Flyers short on offense, but I recall the same argument last year when the Flyers traded Carter and Richards. The Flyers actually scored more goals this year than last. And in the end, JVR scored...
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