Jun 092011
Flyers forward Jeff Carter

Could the Flyers trade Jeff Carter? (photo: Brett Weinstein)

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Flyers Have 23 Days To Ink ‘Pleased’ Bryzgalov

June 9 CSN Philly:

Ilya Bryzgalov, the 30-year-old Russian goalie, whose rights the Flyers acquired late Tuesday, already knows the right things to say to win public support in Philadelphia.  As promised by agent Ritch Winter, Bryzgalov released a statement on Wednesday, in which he not only lauded the Flyers, but said the magical words fans yearn to hear every waking moment of their lives: Stanley Cup.

Philadelphia Center Is Top Trade Target For Howson

June 9 Columbus Dispatch:

The Blue Jackets aren’t waiting for the NHL entry draft this month to start work on what they hope will be a summer of blockbuster deals.  Multiple NHL sources have told The Dispatch that the Blue Jackets and Philadelphia Flyers have discussed a trade that would send Flyers center Jeff Carter, an All-Star in 2009, to Columbus for a top-six forward and the No. 8 overall pick in this year’s draft. That top-six forward, presumably, is 21-year-old Blue Jackets winger Jake Voracek, a restricted free agent.

Flyers Versteeg, Who Played For Tallon, Could Be On Market

June 9 Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel:

Interesting USA story on Flyers’ acquisition of Coyotes free-agent goalie Ilya Bryzgalov. It hints that the Flyers would need to dump salary and players, perhaps Kris Versteeg – who played for Panthers GM Dale Tallon in Chicago – could be peddled to cap-free Florida. He’s basically a 20-goal scorer who’s only 25. Are you guys fans of Versteeg?

Flyers Know Bryzgalov Won’t Come Cheap

June 9 Camden Courier-Post:

Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger won his only Stanley Cup with Ilya Bryzgalov and ranks him among the top five goalies in the NHL.  When asked if Bryzgalov might be the answer to the Flyers’ decades-old goaltending woes, he made a clear and succinct point.

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