Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/30/06 at 11:02 AM ET
Clarke remains confident that the players he’s recently drafted - Jeff Carter, Mike Richards, Joni Pitkanen, Antero Niittymaki to name a few — have the right stuff to compete in the new NHL.
And because the Flyers have a projected salary cap relief number in excess of $20 million next year, a rapid turnaround is not out of the question.
“You can turn it around real quickly,” Clarke said the other night at the St. Pete Times Forum. “The teams that you’re looking at now that are so good, like Buffalo, two years ago they were bankrupt, there was nobody in their building, they were a lousy team, they missed the playoffs five or six years out of seven or eight….
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