Found July 10, 2013 on The Hockey Guys:
Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Cap space is not the issue here, Dude. It’s the 50 contract limit that has the Flyers hands tied. One of the consequences of the Flyers habit of trading 1st and 2nd round picks for veterans (Chris Pronger, Niklas Grossmann, Pavel Kubina, Andrej Meszaros, the long forgotten Steve Eminger) is that the Flyers have been aggressive in signing undrafted free agents from the ranks of CHL teams and the NCAA. Despite not playing in the NHL, players like Mike Testwuide and Cullen Eddy count against the limit. Technically, the Flyers are at the limit now. They have 50 contracts on the books, counting the handful of RFA’s that received qualifying offers. However they have two that are “...
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