Wednesday Morning Skate: Let the free agent frenzy begin!
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Flyers News & Rumors
- The Flyers reportedly are set to sign Keith Yandle to a team-friendly deal. (PHN)
- Here’s what our friends at Florida Hockey Now had to say about Yandle. (Florida Hockey Now)
- Should the Flyers pursue the recently bought-out Braden Holtby? (PHN)
- Darcy Kuemper is a name to watch in the backup goalie market. The Flyers reportedly have interest. (PHN)
- Grading the Flyers’ three major trades this offseason:
- Ryan Ellis a great addition (PHN)
- Did Fletcher overpay for Rasmus Ristolainen? (PHN)
- Was trading Jakub Voracek for Cam Atkinson worth it? (PHN)
- The Flyers issued qualifying offers to all but one of their restricted free agents. (PHN)
- Big Sam is back. Samuel Morin signed a one-year contract extension. (PHN)
- Oh yeah, the NHL Draft was this weekend. Get to know the newest Flyers prospects! (PHN)
Flyers offseason transactions
- The Flyers traded Nolan Patrick and Philippe Myers for Ryan Ellis. (PHN)
- Breaking down the trade and next steps. (PHN)
- The Flyers lost Carsen Twarynski to the Seattle Kraken in the Expansion Draft. (PHN)
- Shayne Gostisbehere and draft picks were shipped to Arizona to clear cap space. (PHN)
- Cam York? A first-round pick? Teams are asking for astronomical prices to take on salary this offseason. (PHN)
- That cap space was used in part to trade for Rasmus Ristolainen. The Flyers gave up their first-round pick, Robert Hagg, and another pick. (PHN)
- The Flyers paid a very steep price for Ristolainen. (PHN)
- The trade is one for one: Jakub Voracek for Cam Atkinson. (PHN)
- Atkinson loves Philly and should be a great fit. (PHN)
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