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The offseason is an import time for all. It can be a time for teams to regroup after a disappointing season, or a time when a team tries to keep a gelled team together and intact for a another run at a Stanley Cup. It is hard to say who the winners are due to the various ways you can look at the summer’s results. A few candidates could be the Los Angeles Kings have kept a Stanley Cup Championship roster complete and did not lose one player this summer, while the New York Rangers one the Rick Nash race and added to an already impressive roster.However, it is somewhat of a given that the Philadelphia Flyers have been the loser of this year’s offseason.Let’s start with the elephant in the room, their defense. Their blue line took an immediate hit when they lost Matt Carle to free-agency. But, most saw Andrej Meszaros could possibly carry the load and be the Flyers’ go to guy next season.Then the unthinkable happened and Meszaros went down with and achilles injury that will likely sidel...
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The Flyers re-signed defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon to a multi-year contract extension on Wednesday, and agreed with center Scott Laughton on an entry-level contract.
The news comes a day after Philadelphia's defense took another hit, when Andrej Meszaros underwent surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon. Meszaros is out indefinitely.
Bourdon, 22, was selected by the Flyers...
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros has undergone surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon and will be out indefinitely, the team announced Tuesday. This in another blow to the Flyers defense. Captain Chris Pronger, who is still suffering post-concussion symptoms, may not be back anytime soon, and they lost Matt Carle via free agency to the Tampa Bay Lightning this...
The Flyers now have all of their restricted free agents under contract with yesterday's completion of a two-year deal with Marc-Andre Bourdon. The Bourdon deal is a good one for both sides, but especially for the Flyers.
The new contract pays Bourdon $612,500 per season. Some have said the the new deal represents a paycut for Bourdon but that's not true. It's a lower...
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The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have re-signed defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon to a multi-year contract extension and have signed center Scott Laughton to an entry-level contract, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren.
Bourdon, 22 (9-17-89), was selected by the Flyers in the third round (67th overall) of the 2008...
Before getting into todayâs main discussion, there are a few recent developments that have been reported over twitter that should be communicated.
First of, as reported by TSN, Flyerâs defenseman Andrej Meszaros is out indefinitely with a torn Achilles tendon. The Flyers were already reportedly contacting teams about defenders, and this will certainly add some urgency...
News came out this morning that Flyers defenseman Andrej Meszaros will be out indefinitely. Mez had successful surgery on his right achilles tendon.
Meszaros will be out indefinitely, more to come.
In line with analyzing each NHL team in their offseason series, NHL.com has the New York Rangers today with staff writer Dave Lozo taking a look at a team with fresh faces coming off a 109-point season last year.Lozo believes adding Rick Nash will provide the Blueshirts with a new dimension on offense and he'll embrace the challenge of bringing a Stanley Cup to Broadway."...
With the Rick Nash acquisition and the changing faces among the Rangers bottom six forwards the Rangers roster has undergone considerable change. Glen Sather appears to have made most of his moves when factoring in the new contracts handed out to players such as Anton Stralman. Barring a Shane Doan arrival the last significant move the Rangers GM must make is re-signing Michael Del...
Rick Nash's class was on full display last week as he took out a full page ad thanking Blue Jackets fans for their support over the years, now Down Goes Brown unearths Scott Gomez's "thank you" to Rangers fans that for some reason wasn't printed in any of the New York papers......bravo DGB, bravo....assuming Canadiens fans didn't find this as funny as I...
What do Brad Richards, Rick Nash, Zach Parise, Gary Suter, and Shane Doan have in common? Besides being NHL superstars, the Buffalo Sabres weren’t mentioned as serious contenders to land any of them.
Joe Pinzone of Buffalo Wins thinks he knows why, and so do I. In episode 4 of our 5-part audio series, we each give one main reason why the goal of Terry Pegula to make Buffalo...