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By John Saquella (@jsaquella)
The Flyers have agreed to terms on a 3 year deal with former Red Wing forward Daniel Cleary.
To take a look at the various social media sites, Flyers fans are displeased. Even main stream media and bloggers seem taken aback, calling the deal “baffling”.
Me? I like adding Cleary.
When I first heard that the Flyers were looking into Cleary as a possible addition (stick tap to @CoverThePuck, who was days ahead of anyone in the media in mentioning the Flyers and Cleary), I started figuring what the deal could look like. My guess? 2-3 years at $2.5mm per, with a NMC. Admittedly, I am not a huge fan of that third year, but I’m happy with the rest of it.
I see Cleary as a very good...