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(Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Last summer, the Philadelphia Flyers made an attempt to land defenseman Keith Yandle of the Phoenix Coyotes. However, the asking price — two impact forwards — was too high for Flyers’ GM Paul Holmgren to pull the trigger on. At this past trade deadline, the Flyers re-visted the idea of trading for the [...]
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