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by Paul on 09/10/10 at 08:38 AM ET
from Chuck Gormley of the Courier Post,
Veteran right wing Bill Guerin makes no bones about it—he wants to be a Flyer.
It’s why he was scrimmaging with 30 other players at the SkateZone on Thursday and why he’ll be back on the ice today before the Flyers’ prospects take over the SkateZone for a weeklong camp beginning Sunday.
“Right now I’m just kind of skating and being around the guys,” Guerin told the Courier-Post after a 50-minute scrimmage Thursday. “This is a team I would definitely like to play for, but we’ll see.”
With the start of training camp one week away, the Flyers have 23 players under contract and are just $877,000 below the NHL’s $59.4 million salary cap. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren declined comment when asked if anticipates offering Guerin a tryout contract.
“He’s in a tough position right now, I understand that,” said Guerin, who has played 17 NHL seasons and will turn 40 in November.
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