Found August 08, 2012 on The Sin Bin Sports Blog:
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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