Thread: Confirmed with Link: Sean O'Donnell to Flyers for 1 year
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07-01-2010, 10:12 PM
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Originally Posted by BernieParent View Post
In a vacuum, this is a very nice deal. O'Donnell and Bartulis/rookie would have looked very nice to start the season. Cut down on the wear and tear of Pronger and Timonen. Help a youngster's D game come along. $1 mil is okay and a 1-year deal is superb.

For some additional salt and vinegar in our wounds, however, consider if Holmgren signed O'Donnell and one of Nabakov/Turco/Mason, put his feet up and called it a FA period. I would have been thrilled.
I tend to agree with you but he decided to add a really good defenseman instead of a goalie for now. Meszaros could likely replace either Carle or Coburn - more likely Carle since Coburn was just re-signed. I expect that a trade will be made for Carle at some point before the season begins. Either that or somebody takes him for picks and we sign Turco.

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