Philadelphia Flyers Reportedly Interested in Acquiring Jamie Langenbrunner

January 6th, 2011 by Mike Pantaleone Leave a reply »
According to The Delaware County Times, the Philadelphia Flyers are interested in acquiring Jamie Langenbrunner from the New Jersey Devils. Suspicion broke out when Langenbrunner was scratched Thursday night against the Flyers, and it looks like there is more to this story than people think.

Langenbrunner, 35, apparently wants to stay close to the New Jersey area, which could give the Flyers the advantage in acquiring him. Langenbrunner has also reportedly been asked to waive his no-trade clause. The Devils winger has a cap hit of $2.8 million, which the Flyers could squeeze in, if they max out their long-term injury reserve.

The Delaware County Times reports that the Flyers are offering up draft picks for the aging winger. Only time will tell, but if the Flyers could land a player of Langenbrunner's caliber, it could very well be exactly what they need to bring Lord Stanley's Cup back to Philadelphia.

Philadelphia has a first-round pick this year, after trading away their last two in the Chris Pronger trade. The Flyers also have a third, fourth, sixth and seventh as well. The Flyers would probably have to give up a first and/or third, and maybe ...

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