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Buzz On Broad:
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 way I am and hopefully it will go that way.”
Via Sam Carchidi, Philadelphia Inquirer.
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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.
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The Flyers are wasting little time shoring up their defense. Just two days after trading for Nicklas Grossman, the Flyers made another move for another defenseman, acquiring Pavel Kubina from the Lightning for forward Jon Kalinski and a 2nd round pick in 2012 or 2013 and a 4th round pick in 2013. Kubina is a 14 year NHL veteran who has also played for the Maple Leafs and the...
Newly acquired defenseman Pavel Kubina spoke to the media after his first practice with the Flyers. You can watch the video after the jump.
According to TSN's Darren Dreger, Pavel Kubina has been traded to the Flyers. The trade is pending league approval.