Found June 23, 2012 on Philly Sports World:
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I said earlier this week that where there is smoke there is fire. There was smoke and according to multiple reports, there is now fire.

The Philadelphia Flyers, fresh off of the NHL draft have traded winger James van Riemsdyk to Toronto for defenseman Luke Schenn.

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke has had a longstanding love affair with JVR and was looking to make a move earlier in this past season, but JVR was out at the time with a concussion. The rumors did continue to swirl around JVR, recently he was to be included in a package to Columbus to obtain their captain Rick Nash.

There have been other rumors as well.

Luke Schenn, the brother of current Flyer Brayden Schenn is a 22 year old 6’2″ defenseman. He will provide the Flyers a cheap(er) option with a $4.6 million cap hit. Schenn is 220 pounds and most importantly gives the Flyers a crease clearer who actually has a right handed shot from the blue line.

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