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08-30-2010, 01:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Larry44 View Post
Again, total fiction. Signing O'Donnell and Shelley on July 1 was not all they were doing.

The Flyers were talking to Ellis, who decided he'd rather compete for a starter's jot with his buddy Smith in Tampa rather than Leighton on the Flyers for the same money.

They were certainly after Turco before and after July 1. Mason, who knows? He blew it by asking Stl Louis for a big raise and they said, FU, we'll get Halak instead. He ended up taking a huge pay cut to be Pavelec's backup in Atlanta. Great move cue ball....
Fact: The Flyers did not sign or trade for a new goalie. Everything else doesn't matter.

I guess I missed the article where Homer mentioned that he was trying to sign Ellis. Do you have a link?

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