Bill Meltzer: Today in Flyers' History: The Gratton Affair Begins

Fifteen years ago today, on Aug. 4, 1997, the Flyers signed Tampa Bay Lightning restricted free agent center Chris Gratton to an offer sheet. The deal was for a five-year contract, paying a total of $16.5 million, including a $9 million signing bonus. Flyers' general manager Bob Clarke had coveted Gratton ever since the 1993 Draft, in which Tampa selected Gratton with the...
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