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Philadelphia Flyers Q & A with David Strehle

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

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Philadelphia Flyers Q & A with David Strehle

Every once-in-a-while we get some exclusive, first-hand information. Recently we sat down with David Strehle, Managing Director of NHLHotStove.com and contributor to TheHockeyGuys.net, bouncing some Philadelphia Flyers-based questions off of him. Below is the transcript of our conversation, a must read for any Flyers’ owners. Thanks for giving us some of your time, David. As a […]

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Pronger Undergoes Surgery; Optimistic for Training Camp

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

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Pronger Undergoes Surgery; Optimistic for Training Camp

According to Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly, Chris Pronger underwent successful arthroscopic knee surgery July 27 to remove “loose bodies” from the area. While Pronger and Paul Holmgren claim he will be ready for camp, a 35-year-old defenseman who plays a rugged style and just played around 100 games may take a bit more time. […]

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Michael Leighton Finds Himself a Job

Thursday, July 1, 2010

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Michael Leighton Finds Himself a Job

What was the market for a journeyman goalie who only found his stride ten years after being drafted? Well, we may never know as GM Paul Holmgren re-signed the 29-year-old to a two-year contract. According to Cap Geek, the Flyers will pay an annual 1.55 million cap hit over that two-year span. By signing Leighton, […]

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How to Properly Value Michael Leighton

Saturday, June 12, 2010

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How to Properly Value Michael Leighton

Michael Leighton propelled the unlikely Philadelphia Flyers to a storybook playoff run– one which fell just two victories short of hoisting Lord Stanley’s Cup. So going into the fantasy season, how would you assess Leighton? Before this season the 29-year-old goalkeeper never could hold a starting gig even though he received numerous chances.  With Chicago, […]

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Boucher Injured, Backlund To Start Season With Flyers

Monday, September 28, 2009

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Flyers GM Paul Holmgren said yesterday that due an injury to Brian Boucher, Johan Backlund will start the season as the Flyers’ backup to goaltender Ray Emery. Boucher was injured in the first period of the Flyers 1-0 preseason loss in New Jersey on Saturday. The team is calling it a lower-body injury and Boucher […]

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