Jul 292010
Eagles sign veteran safety Antoine Harris

by Justin Adkins The Eagles have announced the signing of veteran safety Antoine Harris. Harris, 28, last played for the Atlanta Falcons.  From 2007-2009, he played in 35 games, recording 10 tackles and 11 special teams tackles. The 5’10”, 202 lb safety was undrafted out of Louisville.  He spent the 2005 and 2006 seasons on the Tennessee Titans [More…]

Jul 212010
Eagles part of talk involving guard Pitts

July 21 Philadelphia Daily News “The Eagles continue to be mentioned in online speculation about free-agent guard Chester Pitts, whose agent is trying to scare up interest in a 31-year-old client coming off microfracture surgery. A team source termed the signing of Pitts “unlikely.” Pitts reportedly worked out for Pittsburgh and Indianapolis yesterday in Arizona [More…]

Zherdev arrives, Gagne seeks exit

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Jul 152010
Zherdev arrives, Gagne seeks exit

 July 15 Camden Courier-Post “On the same day the Flyers introduced newly signed right wing Nikolai Zherdev to the Philadelphia media via conference call, the agent for left wing Simon Gagne confirmed he has been granted permission by the Flyers to speak to teams interested in trading for his client. The Flyers are hoping Zherdev, [More…]

Jul 122010

July 12 Philadelphia Daily News  “No more than 48 hours had elapsed after Patrick Kane’s building-silencing goal clinched the Stanley Cup for Chicago, ending the Flyers’ dream season, and general manager Paul Holmgren was at a podium with the focus already on next season. Mike Testwuide – and not any player on the Phantoms’ roster [More…]

Flyers sign Zherdev to 1-year deal

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Jul 102010
Flyers sign Zherdev to 1-year deal

July 10 Philadelphia Inquirer “Days after reports surfaced that free-agent forward Nikolai Zherdev was inching closer to returning to the NHL, the former fourth overall draft pick signed a one-year deal with the Flyers on Friday. Zherdev’s signing probably means the end of Simon Gagne’s 10-year career with the Flyers. Zherdev signed for $2 million, [More…]

Flyers close to deal with Zherdev

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Jul 082010
Flyers close to deal with Zherdev

July 8 Philadelphia Daily News   “Nikolai Zherdev could be the Flyers’ latest off-the-wall acquisition this offseason. Yesterday, news services in Russia reported that the Flyers and Zherdev – a Ukrainian-born free agent who spent last season in Moscow – have come to an agreement to bring the skilled but aloof scorer back to the NHL. [More…]

Jul 042010

July 4 Newark Star-Ledger “In a report on the Russian website, Life Sports, Ilya Kovalchuk’s Russian-based agent, Yury Nikolaev, says the the Philadelphia Flyers and Colorado Avalanche have also made offers to try to sign the unrestricted free agent left wing. The report also mentions the Islanders, who made public their desire to sign Kovalchuk [More…]