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By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
Amid a huge shake up in team chemistry this summer, some things have remained a constant for the Philadelphia Flyers. There is a report today from CSNPhilly’s Tim Panaccio via twitter that the club made a move to keep a part of their defensive core intact, signing Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension.
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Coburn stood to become an unrestricted free agent after the campaign before signing the new deal.
At 6′ 5″ and 220 pounds, the 26-year-old provides the Flyers with a rare blend of size, speed, and toughness on the Philadelphia blue line. Coburn has the ability to make the quick outlet pass, along with his skating stride and mobility, which enables him to skate the puck out of the zone and on the rare occasion, jump into an offensive foray.
Coburn was the 8th overall selection in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft by the Thrashers, but things never completely panne...
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The Philadelphia Flyers have secured one of their key young players, signing defenseman Braydon Coburn to a four-year extension worth $18 million.Coburn has three assists and a plus-one rating in 14 games so far this season.An eighth overall pick of the Atlanta Thrashers in 2003, Coburn was dealt to the Flyers in 2007 for fellow blue liner Alexei Zhitnik.The 26-year-old Saskatchewan...
via TSN, The Philadelphia Flyers signed defenceman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension on Wednesday.
This season, Coburn has three assists in 14 games this season with a plus-1 rating.
The Saskatchewan native was originally drafted eighth overall by the Atltanta Thrashers in 2003.
In parts of six seasons in Philadelphia, the 26-year-old Coburn has 26...
The Flyers announced today that they have officially signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a four-year, $18 million contract extension. The signing was first broken by the twitter account “@NHLFreeagents” last night, but was confirmed by Tim Panaccio of CSNPhilly today.
Coburn is one of two defensemen that was set to be an unrestricted free agent next [...]
This brouhaha occurred during the Tampa Bay Lightning’s 2-1 overtime win over the Philadelphia Flyers, and believe you me, it’s a doozy. One relevant piece of information which makes the fight even more compelling: Braydon Coburn is 6’5″, 220 pounds, a full six inches taller and twenty pounds heavier than his fellow pugilist. This Steve [...]
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There are a few ways of looking at the 4-year, $18-million deal the Philadelphia Flyers handed to Braydon Coburn on Wednesday, which goes into effect next season.
First off: He was probably going to get the money as an unrestricted free agent next summer. That's Mike Komisarek/Dan Hamhuis territory, and Coburn legitimately slots in around that cap hit as a player who plays shutdown...
Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn has signed a 4 year, $18 million extension with the team. Coburn 26, has been with the team since they acquired him from Atlanta (now Winnipeg) for defensemen Alexei Zhitnik in February of 2007.
The longest-tenured Flyer will keep his title, reportedly until 2016 if he sees the end of a new extension.
Read more at Philly Sports Daily
The Philadelphia Flyers have agreed to terms on a four-year, $18 million contract extension with defenseman Braydon Coburn, a source told ESPN.com.
The Philadelphia Flyers re-signed defenseman Braydon Coburn to a multi-year contract extension Wednesday.
The Philadelphia Flyers employed a curious tactic against the Tampa Bay Lightning's vaunted 1-3-1 defensive scheme on Wednesday.
Flyers defensemen Braydon Coburn, Kimmo Timonen and captain Chris Pronger elected to either remain stationary or skate in small circles while waiting for the closest Lightning member to break from his spot. A cascade of boos rained down as play was...
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Be sure to scroll down below the game wrap up where I discuss the “waiting game” of the Flyers...The Flyers and Lightning came into tonight’s tilt featuring high powered offenses that have been scoring boatloads and winning games. Both teams will look to try to get on the board early and establish a lead to protect.In the first minute of the opening...
According to GM Paul Holmgren, the Flyers have agreed on a multi-year contract extension with defenseman Braydon Coburn.
Tim Panaccio also reported that the deal is for four years, $18 million.
In other Flyers news, Chris Pronger will play tonight. Great news for a Flyers team that looks completely different on defense without their captain.
The Flyers and defenseman Braydon Coburn have agreed to a multi-year contract extension, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.
Further details to follow...
As the Flyers head into Tampa Bay tonight, all of the focus seems to be squarely on the back end, and for good reason. Not only does it look like Chris Pronger will make his return tonight, but reports out of Philadelphia indicate that Braydon Coburn is now a much richer man.
Let’s talk dollars and sense after the jump.
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