Found July 04, 2012 on Philly Sports World:
According to Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Flyers are close to coming to terms with defenseman Bruno Gervais. Gervais spent six years with the New York Islanders and was traded last season to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Once the Flyers were scorned by Ryan Suter earlier today, the Flyers found themselves scrambling for defensive help and turned their sites on Gervais. Gervais is 6’1″ and weighs 205 pounds. He is 27 years old. His cap hit last season was $525,000. Gervais scored 6 goals and 13 points in 50 games with the Lightning last year.  In 7 NHL season, Gervais has amassed 15 goals and 81 points and is a career -64. He is a right handed shot, which is a plus for the Flyers. The move to sign Gervais, which according to Carchidi could be announced tonight or tomorrow morning could preclude the Flyers from re-signing Matt Carle. Carle is undoubtedly the better player, but his price tag has been pumped up by the Suter signing in Minnesota earlier today and defenseman ...

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Tampa Bay signs Matt Carle to a six-year deal

Holy guacamole. TSN’s Darren Dreger posited the following blurb... Working on details. Matt Carle is closing in on a deal with Tampa Bay Lightning. And all of a sudden, everybody’s “Plan B” is off the market, per the Lightning: The Lightning have signed defenseman Matt Carle to a six-year contract tonight, Steve Yzerman has announced. And from Dreger: Carles agrees to...

Lightning Free Agency Preview

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Flyers sign F Fedotenko, D Gervais

The Flyers on Thursday signed a pair of free agents, forward Ruslan Fedotenko and defenseman Bruno Gervais. Fedotenko, a veteran who will enter his 12th season in the NHL, won the Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004 and the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009. This is his second stint with Flyers, having played in Philadelphia from 2000-02. Last season, he helped the New York...

Flyers Small Moves May Be An Indication of Trades to Come

The Philadelphia Flyers saved themselves a bunch of money by signing Ruslan Fedotenko and Bruno Gervais today. Obviously, losing out in the sweepstakes to land bigger names forced the Flyers to make some smaller moves. Between the two deals, it would appear the Flyers spend about $2.5 million. That still puts the team in foreign territory – well UNDER the salary cap. In the past...

Defenseman Bruno Gervais Worth the Investment for Philadelphia Flyers

Photo Courtesy of Bruce Bennett/Getty Images By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie) Hours after the front office received word that neither Zach Parise nor Ryan Suter would be joining the Philadelphia Flyers, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that the team was close to signing Bruno Gervais, a 27-year old defenseman formerly of the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York...

Flyers Sign Fedotenko And Gervais

from, Flyers GM Paul Holmgren announced that the club has signed forward Ruslan Fedotenko and defenseman Bruno Gervais to contracts today. Fedotenko returns for his second stint with the Flyers after beginning his NHL career with Philadelphia in 2000-01 through the 2001-02 season. “Ruslan is a good two-way forward that can play either wing and will bring...

Tim Panaccio: What They Had to Say

The Flyers welcomed Ruslan Fedotenko and Bruno Gervais to Flyerdom on Thursday. Gervais and Max Talbot are the best of friends, going back to their youth, growing up in Quebec. "Fed" is no stranger to Flyers fan and gives an honest performance on the ice. He might not make up for the 50+ plus points of Jaromir Jagr, but he is capable of half that many. Gervais...

Flyers sign Fedotenko, Gervais

The Philadelphia Flyers signed two free-agent players on Thursday -- forward Ruslan Fedotenko and defenseman Bruno Gervais. According to ESPN, Gervais' contract is for two years at $825,000 per season, and Fedotenko signed a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. Fedotenko, 33, had nine goals and 11 assists in 73 regular-season games with the New York Rangerslast season...

Flyers Sign Fedotenko and Gervais

The Flyers have announced today that they have signed forward Ruslan Fedotenko and defenseman Bruno Gervais. Contract details to follow.

Rangers Lose Fedotenko; Sign Jean

The #Flyers have signed D Bruno Gervais (2 years, $825,000 avg per season) and F Ruslan Fedotenko (1 year, $1.75 M)— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 5, 2012 soon as I saw the Rangers sign Pyatt, I knew Fedotenko wasn't coming back. I'll only be worried about losing Fedotenko to the Flyers if the two teams meet-up in the playoffs.Meanwhile the Rangers signed...

Fedotenko Sings with Flyers

The #Flyers have signed D Bruno Gervais (2 years, $825,000 avg per season) and F Ruslan Fedotenko (1 year, $1.75 M) — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 5, 2012 Say it ain't so, Feds. Philly?

Flyers sign Gervais, bring back Fedotenko

After missing out on Zach Parise and Ryan Suter, the Flyers have moved on to Plan B.  That Plan B apparently involves picking up much lesser talent as the team announced today that they have signed defenseman Bruno Gervais and forward Ruslan Fedotenko.Gervais signed a two year deal worth $825,000 per season to be the Flyers 6th defenseman.  While he certainly won't replace...

Fedotenko Signs with Flyers

The #Flyers have signed D Bruno Gervais (2 years, $825,000 avg per season) and F Ruslan Fedotenko (1 year, $1.75 M) — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 5, 2012 Say it ain't so, Feds. Philly?
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