Is Carey Price the Answer at Goalie for the Philadelphia Flyers?

March 30th, 2010 by Tom Dougherty Leave a reply »
The Philadelphia Flyers have had goaltending issues for years, and it's partially their fault as it seems like they don't put much value into the goalie position; however, that's changing as they're prioritizing finding a young, franchise goalie after this season comes to an end.

After the troubles of using six goalies due to injury and poor play, the Flyers have realized that they will need a franchise net-minder to accomplish what they want so bad—win a Stanley Cup.

In case you were wondering how bad it has been for the Flyers in goal this year, they have reached out to former starting goalie Robert Esche, who's been playing in Russia for the last couple of years. However, Esche declined as he's obliged to complete the remaining couple months of his contract.

Esche is a possibility to return to Philadelphia in the summer, but he's not exactly what they're looking for.

The Flyers are going to target younger goalies in the off-season, which will most likely come in the trade market as the goalies primed to hit free agency are veterans who would only be a stop-gap for a couple of years.

Of course, th ...

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