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Zherdev Officially A Flyer

from Flyers.com,

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed 6’2’’, 203-pound free agent right wing Nikolai Zherdev to a one-year contract, according to club General Manager Paul Holmgren. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.

“Nik is a highly-skilled player who, at 25-years-old, we feel will be a good fit to our core of forwards,” said Holmgren.  “Prior to playing last season in Russia, Nik ranked as one of the top young point-producers in the NHL. We are pleased to add him to our team.”


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Evilpens's avatar

UMMMM yeah Holmgren that’s Intelligent ! LOL

Posted by Evilpens on 07/09/10 at 06:45 PM ET

Oilers Rock's avatar

did he got boughtout at KHL?

Posted by Oilers Rock from Edmonton, Alberta on 07/09/10 at 06:45 PM ET


Can Robert Esche be far behind?

Posted by bsalamon on 07/09/10 at 06:47 PM ET

Paul's avatar

$2M is the salary.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/09/10 at 07:48 PM ET

cs6687's avatar

Paul Holmgren should be the Flyers’ general manager for life. Anybody who adds aging defenseman (O’Donnell) and a goon (Shelley) while depending on the great goaltending tandem of Boucher and Leighton is a great general manager to me.

Posted by cs6687 on 07/09/10 at 09:31 PM ET

Oilers Rock's avatar

what a waste of money.

Posted by Oilers Rock from Edmonton, Alberta on 07/10/10 at 02:31 AM ET


Christy Solowkowski 6687:

Why don’t you valet your high horse?  I do believe that Homer got within two victories of a Stanley Cup.  I don’t think you can criticize him all too much. 

Also, to note I do believe your infallible Pens signed an “aging” defenceman and a goon this summer as well, no?  We are all aging (unless you are from Orson, which may actually not be a stretch at all) and so are Martin and Michalek and Cooke is a definitely a goon…

Posted by Unicorn Force from DC (but like everyone here, I'm not a local) on 07/11/10 at 12:57 PM ET

Evilpens's avatar

Aging D Man HUH??????  Michalek is 27 & Martin is 28 LOL

Cooke a Goon hahahahaha He is a agitator & a S*** disturber & a Great PKer But NOT in any way, Shape Matter or Form a Goon

UniBRAIN Cell Force sick

Posted by Evilpens on 07/11/10 at 01:36 PM ET


Evilpens, how old are you?  It really is a shame you can afford internet service.

And I love how you are so quick to throw stones (wrongly as I pointed out) regarding my (correct) spelling, yet you have no concept of punctuation.

Rock on, mi amigo.  Score one for the western Pennsylvania public school system!

Posted by Unicorn Force from DC (but like everyone here, I'm not a local) on 07/11/10 at 07:33 PM ET

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