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Flyers sign Timonen to a one-year extension, reported at $6m and a NMC (upd: post #1)
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02-07-2013, 02:16 PM
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I argued that they were one Shea Weber (#1 defenseman in the league) away from being a true contender. There's a massive chasm between ADDING Shea Weber to the current team and KEEPING 38 year old Kimmo Timonen. KEEPING a roster in tact that went out in the 2nd round does nothing but prolong the mediocrity. And there's no piece in free agency this year that makes us a legitimate contender immediately.
Looks more like you said they are a contending team in need of a #1 defender, not a team that a #1 defender would make a contending team. If they are a contending team in search of a Shea Weber, that implies they are a contending team without him (i.e. the team they have now).
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