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From Kevin Allen at USA Today:

With NHL training camps roughly three weeks away, here is my list of the 10 players who moved this summer and will have the biggest impact on their new teams

1. Ilya Bryzgalov (Philadelphia): Fans in Philadelphia have waited more than a decade for a goalie with the ability to win games by himself. The Flyers have that now in Bryzgalov, who has posted save percentages of .920 and .921 over the past two seasons. The Flyers had no shutouts last season, and Bryzgalov had seven. He has had 15 over the past two season.

2. Mike Richards (Los Angeles):...

continued with 8 more players on Allen’s list

Update 3:14pm ET: From Mike Morreale at NHL.com, “Bryzalov Aiming for 40 Wins with Flyers

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Da lil Guy's avatar

Roman Hamrlik may be a somewhat underated player historically, but to put him number 3 on this list (especially at his age) is a bit of a head scratcher.

Posted by Da lil Guy from Guelph, Ontario on 08/25/11 at 03:10 PM ET

SolidTG7's avatar

Must be a different Roman Hamrlik. 

But seriously this is one of those picks by a guy who does it just in case he has a good season and can then say “see, totally called that”.

Posted by SolidTG7 on 08/25/11 at 07:29 PM ET

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