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By David Strehle (@David_Strehle)
As has been the case for the past several summers, Paul Holmgren has much work to do heading into NHL Entry Draft weekend. Granted, he has created more work for himself with some of the deals he has made, but that’s been the case for most of his time as the Philadelphia Flyers GM.
At any rate, there’s no doubting he will be a very busy man in the coming weeks, and a litany of moves that could be made at the draft in New Jersey will hopefully provide a starting point to recovery.
Without a viable second NHL-ready netminder to go along with Steve Mason for the upcoming year, Holmgren will have to look elsewhere as part of his offseason plan for Mason’s partner after last season’s number one Ilya Bryzgalov was subjected to an amnesty buyout.
It seems a very familiar problem spot historically for the organization has the potential to be a troublesome issue once again, because there isn’t a long list of netminde...