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Davidson believes Blue Jackets can 'do some damage' next season

Beyond trading R.J. Umberger for Scott Hartnell, it’s been a pretty quiet offseason for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

That said, this is a team that won its first two postseason games in franchise history and made the Pittsburgh Penguins sweat before eventually advancing in six contests. 320 more words

Philadelphia Flyers

Flyers Offseason Tracker: Free Agency, Trades, and Analysis


RW Jason Akeson (1 year, two-way, $575K)

This was really a no-brainer for Ron Hextall and Co. Akeson has been a stud for the Flyers’ AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, leading the team in scoring for three straight years. 791 more words


Hartnell Down (and Out)

When Ron Hextall was named General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers, it signaled a seismic shift in the franchise’s future mindset. Gone are the days of rampant overspending for aging veterans. 747 more words

Broken Up From Trading Hartnell? Nah.

Scotty Hartnell has been dealt to Columbus for R.J. Umberger and a 4th round draft pick in 2015. It was a surprising move, something most fans didn’t expect to see, but I’m certainly not too broken up about it. 330 more words


Hartnell trade in line with Hextall’s outlined vision for Flyers

By David Strehle (@DStrehleTFP)

Monday’s trade of popular left winger Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for R.J. Umberger and a fourth round selection in the 2015 draft came as a shock to many, but it would seem to fit right in with the direction the Philadelphia Flyers say they are attempting to steer the franchise. 2,354 more words


The Hartnell for Umberger + 4th Rounder Swap, and the Places a Bad Contract Puts You

Photo by “Rhys A.” via Wikimedia Commons

I had a great question from a good friend of mine, a Flyers fan, after the fervor died down from yesterday’s Scott Hartnell for R.J. 1,249 more words

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Hartnell and Umberger Switch Places As Draft Nears

Hartnell says he was forced out of Philadelphia (photo courtesy of rantsports.com)

by Drew Sarver

It’s been only 11 days since the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup, but the front offices of the National Hockey League teams are in full swing in preparation for the amateur draft (June 27-28) and the free agent period, which begins on July 1. 784 more words