Philadelphia Flyers: Delusional Predictions for the 2010 Offseason

June 22nd, 2010 by Ronnybrook Leave a reply »
Since I've written plenty of previous articles while hopped up on goofballs, I thought it would be a fun departure to drive to the nearest New Jersey shore point, drink a couple pints of sea water, and freak out with my own delusional predictions to the cacophony of rumors and speculation regarding the Philadelphia Flyers offseason moves.

(Holding my glass up to the pasty nerds everywhere crouching over their Orange & Black crystal balls.) Bottoms up!

Michael Leighton: I'm not in the room. I don't know Paul Holmgren's heart.

But regarding the rampant speculation involving Michael Leighton's status as the Flyers starting goaltender, I call shenanigans.


You say the Flyers will seek a trade for a starting goaltender as the 2010 NHL Draft approaches?

Then why did they just tie up what will be nearly half their available salary cap space by bolstering their blue line with the acquisition (and all but assured signing) of Dan Hamhuis?

The Flyers haven't spoken to Leighton about re-signing him yet, nearly two weeks after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals? Big deal.

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