Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/26/06 at 08:25 AM ET
With the Olympic break down to its final, climactic day and the restart of their regular season arriving Wednesday, it's decision-making time for the Flyers -- and not a one of them is an easy one. Dilemma: With Primeau's status uncertain and several previously unhealthy players returning to the lineup this week, the Flyers must decide whether they need to upgrade their roster prior to the March 9 trading deadline. Solution: Go for it. With Forsberg signed for only this season and next, the Flyers may only get two legitimate cracks at a Stanley Cup with the world's best player. So why not go after names such as Jokinen, Samsonov and Pittsburgh's Mark Recchi, who has one more year left on his contract valued at just less than $2 million? There's even talk the Flyers might take a crack at Phoenix Coyotes captain Shane Doan, who is considered one of the NHL's most talented grit players but comes at a price of $3.192 million.more
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