Originally posted on Flyerdelphia  |  Last updated 7/1/14
  #480663005 / gettyimages.com The NHL's free agent frenzy began Tuesday, and as usual, didn't disappoint. For the Flyers, their biggest storyline was what GM Ron Hextall would do in his first free agency as a general manager. Hextall couldn't play with a full deck, as the Flyers were backed up against the $69 million salary cap. They started the period at $230,000 over the cap, and were not able to move Vinny Lecavalier and his $4.5 million cap hit, after multiple reported attempts. As a result, the Orange and Black were severely limited in what they could do when the period opened at noon. They signed veteran goalie Rob Zepp for a year, re-signed Ray Emery to a one-year deal and inked Blair Jones to a two-way deal. Zepp, 32, was signed after seven years with the Deutsche Eishockey League's Eisbären Berlin -- where he was teammates with Claude Giroux and Danny Briere during the 2012-13 lockout. He posted a 2.39 GAA and .931 SP last season, and will complement Anthony Stolarz...
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