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Be More Offensive?

It appears the latest round of negotiations between the National Hockey League and the NHLPA to solve the lockout might lead to some positive results, finally giving the fans a team back to root for. But if the Flyers were to take the ice in the immediate future, would the fans even be happy with what they saw? This has been a relatively disappointing offseason for the Flyers. The bread and butter of the Orange and Black last season was their offense, but it doesn’t appear on paper to have improved. Diving in deeper only causes more concern. The Flyers …

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Time to make your shopping list! A look at the Flyers’ cap space

After what many would deem a successful season, and perhaps even more that might declare it a disappointment, the Flyers head into what should be a very interesting off-season. With multiple free agents (both Restricted and Unrestricted), some deficiencies to address, some injury concerns, a little money to spend, and some intriguing free agent options, it should prove to be an eventful Summer once more. Before we can dive into the Flyers’ current cap situation, we first need to determine what the upper limit of the salary cap will be. There is actually some uncertainty on this issue. The NHL …

Jágr doesn’t care about points

He tapped with his stick and when he got the puck, he shot it. With every game back in North America, Jaromír Jágr is getting better and better in his shooting performance. After two goals — his first of the year — against Toronto on Monday, he added another one against Montreal two days later. It’s definitely good for every hockey player when he finally scores — proving that even 39-year-olds who have been away for three years still retain the fire and the skill to compete at the NHL level. “I hope that I’m going to continue,” he said. …