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Some surprising NHL veterans cut from rosters

We wrote about David Booth’s comments, who said veterans were being phased out for younger players. With team’s trying to trim down their roster for the start of camp, there’s been some evidence to support this trend. Here are some surprising vets cuts from NHL camps this preseason. Andrew MacDonald  PHILADELPHIA, PA – MARCH 05: Andrew MacDonald #47 of the Philadelphia...
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NHL teams waiving players with big contracts

NHL teams are putting big-money players on waivers. On Monday, the final day of waivers before opening-night rosters must be set, the Philadelphia Flyers waived defenseman Andrew MacDonald and the Calgary Flames waived Mason Raymond amid a flurry of transactions. MacDonald has five years left on his contract at a salary-cap hit of $5 million. He'll still count $4.05 million against...
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Flyers place pricey defenseman MacDonald on waivers

The Philadelphia Flyers will place Andrew MacDonald on waivers Monday, nearly 18 months after the veteran defenseman signed a six-year, $30 million contract.General manager Ron Hextall confirmed the move will be made at noon. By demoting MacDonald, #Flyers will save $950,000 in cap space and are about $670,000 under the $71.4M limit.— Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) October 5, 2015...
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Flyers place Andrew MacDonald on waivers

The Flyers made the final roster move on Monday morning. Defenseman Andrew MacDonald did not take the ice with the rest of his Flyers teammates. Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that the Flyers will place the defenseman on waivers at noon on Monday, leaving 23 players on the roster, the final total needed for Thursday’s season opener. MacDonald has been a disappointment since...
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Philadelphia Flyers improve defensive future with Tuesday signings

The Philadelphia Flyers made some moves Tuesday to improve their defensive future by giving contracts to Andrew MacDonald and prospect Shayne Gostisbehere. The Flyers traded for MacDonald just before deadline day in NHL this season. In exchange for the former New York Islander, Philadelphia sent a 2015 second-round pick, 2014 third-round pick and AHL forward Matt Mangene. At the...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers sign MacDonald to 6-year extension

Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald signed a six-year, $30 million extension with the team on Tuesday. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography) When the Flyers acquired Andrew MacDonald at the trade deadline, there was hope that they had found more than just a rental player. They wanted a long-term defenseman. On Tuesday, they got that. With the Flyers playoff run preparing to start...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew MacDonald, Philadephia Flyers Agree To Reported $30M Contract Extension

The Philadelphia Flyers have locked up defenseman Andrew MacDonald with a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Tuesday. The Flyers acquired McDonald near this year’s trade deadline from the New York Islanders, and he has contributed four assists in 19 games, and logged more than 20 minutes of ice time in 14 of those games. The deal is reportedly for six years, worth...
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers At The Deadline: A Lesson In Patience

  Andrew MacDonald was acquired by the Flyers for two draft picks (Image Courtesy of It’s okay to look at the Flyers' deadline moves and be upset. That is our job as fans. But our job is also to believe in the braintrust of the team we love, no matter how diluted their vision of this team may be. Leading up to the trading deadline was talk of Ryan Kesler...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Islanders Seek First-Round Pick For Andrew MacDonald At Trade Deadline

The New York Islanders are likely to be an active team in the days leading up to the March 5 trade deadline, and one player expected to be dealt is veteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald. According to Chris Botta of The New York Times, the Isles are looking to acquire a first-round pick in return for MacDonald. Isles, justly, insisting on 1st rounder for A MacDonald. Low $550K salary...
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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