: News Article:
Flyers trade for Andrew Alberts
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10-13-2008, 11:18 AM
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Andrew Alberts Specs (from a Bruins observer)
Hey guys, Bruins fan here...
Just thought we could share some info on the two players that were dealt for one another.
Alberts is a big boy that was brought along to be that solid stay-home defenseman ala Sean O'Donnel. Only bigger and a more fluid skater. Alberts has really gone downhill though over the last year or so after his injury (thanks Hartnel!). He's been a liability defensively and made a lot of mistakes, in turn being replaced by Shane Hnidy.
However, he is still young and still has the potential. I'd imagine Alberts could benefit from a new scene and the Flyers are obviously thinking the same. Hope he does well (against every other team then the B's)...I know he has a big fan following on the Bruins board.
So what's the deal with Ned Lukacevic? I saw he spent time in the ECHL. Maybe dealing Alberts was just a salary dump for the Bruins. Anything you guys can share?
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