A new day has dawned in the world of Flyers’ hockey. Captain Mike Richards and leading scorer Jeff Carter have been traded and an elite goaltender has been signed.
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Everyone knew cuts were coming and that the Eagles would be down to 53 players, but no one could have guessed they would have made moves to shore up both their offensive and defensive lines as well.
Stacy Andrews, who last week was more than certain he was a starter on the Eagles’ offensive line, was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2011 draft pick. No word on the round yet, but who cares? Both the Andrews are gone now, and the offensive line is much better because of it. General Manager Howie Roseman broke down the trade on a conference call earlier tonight.
A top story of the Flyers’ series against Chicago was whether our top four defensemen, led by Chris Pronger and Kimmo Timonen, could keep up with their squad, which ran six men deep. The results showed as the opponent’s third line kept the Flyers in check while ours was taken advantage of at nearly every opportunity.