Philadelphia Flyers Should Keep Sergei Bobrovsky and Trade Michael Leighton

November 1st, 2010 by Chris Schaefer Leave a reply »
When it comes to the Flyer’s goalie situation, two’s company, three’s a crowd.  The Philadelphia Flyers no longer need Michael Leighton.  Rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky has passed the probationary period.  Brian Boucher can step in and get the job done if need be as he proved not only in his first stint with the Flyers, but last season as well. 

When Leighton comes off the IR soon, the Flyers have a decision to make.

If they were smart, they would part ways with Michael Leighton as soon as possible. 

Sure, he had a good run last year but why keep him around?  Bobrovsky is the starter.  Bobrovsky is the man.

On Wednesday, June 9th 2010, Michael Leighton sealed his fate in the orange and black.  Patick Kane’s goal at 4:06 in the overtime session of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals should be the last straw. 

It’s a vision I can’t shake from my head. 

An odd angle shot that should’ve easily been turned aside by Leighton, snuck past him and the Chicago Blackhawks raised the cup for the first time since 1961.

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