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By Charlie O’Connor (@THG_Charlie)
No NHL team quite does craziness like the Philadelphia Flyers.
After falling short of the postseason for the first time since 2006-07, most league observers expected Philadelphia to aggressively look to improve their roster in the offseason, both via free agency and the trade market.
But rarely do you see a two-day period such as this, where the status quo is maintained – but only on the final roster sheet. In fact, despite the rumor-filled mess of the past 48 hours, no trades have been made, no signings have been finalized, and no buyouts have occurred. Yet the Philadelphia Flyers, without consummating a single official roster move, have become the central figure in almost every single offseason-related drama prior to the actual start of the offseason itself.
The first major report came late on Monday afternoon from Darren Dreger, trusted analyst at TSN, who reported that Mark Streit had agreed in pri...