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06-30-2011, 01:12 AM
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Waivers, signings, any trades, etc. What will the Flyers do (as the eve of July 1st is less than 30 minutes away) from now until training camp. Here is your chance to be a hero or a dope.
Waivers - Michael Leighton, Matt Walker, Blair Betts
Trades - No more trades
RFA Signings - Jakub Voracek, 2 years 2.00 million per. Wayne Simmonds, 2 years, 1.50 million per.
UFA Signings - Joel Ward, 3 years 2.50 million per. John Madden, 2 years, 1.40 million per.
Sean O'Donnell, 1 year 1.00 million
Scott Hartnell ($4.200m) / Daniel Briere ($6.500m) / Jakub Voracek ($2.000m)
James Van Riemsdyk ($1.654m) / Claude Giroux ($3.750m) / Wayne Simmonds ($1.500m)
Kris Versteeg ($3.083m) / Brayden Schenn ($3.110m) / Joel Ward ($2.500m)
Andreas Nodl ($0.845m) / John Madden ($1.400m) / Ben Holmstrom ($0.750m)
Jody Shelley ($1.100m)
Chris Pronger ($4.921m) / Matt Carle ($3.437m)
Kimmo Timonen ($6.333m) / Braydon Coburn ($3.200m)
Andrej Meszaros ($4.000m) / Sean O'Donnell ($1.000m)
Oskars Bartulis ($0.600m)
Ilya Bryzgalov ($5.666m)
Sergei Bobrovsky ($1.750m)
SALARY CAP: $64,300,000;
CAP PAYROLL: $63,301,428;
CAP SPACE (22-man roster): $998,572
I like your roster. The idea of using the 3.5+ we would spend for Leino and applying it to Madden and a checking winger with offensive potential is a very good one IMO.
I know it's not likely (because Detroit has cap room) but I'd love to go hard after Patrick Eaves instead of Ward.
Also, I like O'Donnell, but I feel like his age started to show as the season progressed. I like the idea of Shane O'Brien better if we can get him.
I would probably swap out Sestito for Holmstrom and maybe put Wellwood as the 13th forward and save a little bit of money in the process. Bury Shelley in the Minors.
Hartnell 4.2 - Briere 6.5 - Voracek 2.5
JVR 1.654 - Giroux 3.75 - Versteeg 3.083
Eaves 2.0 - Schenn 3.11 - Simmonds 2.0
Nodl .845 - Madden 1.3 - Sestito .550
Pronger 4.921 - Carle 3.437
Timonen 6.333 - Coburn 3.2
Meszaros 4.0 - O'Brien 2.0
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