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by @DaveDavisHockey on 04/02/13 at 10:38 AM ET
A piece today from The Fourth Period featured the Flyers and what GM Paul Holmgren has been up to as the Wednesday trade deadline approaches.
One of the players in whom he reportedly has shown interest is Sabres forward Thomas Vanek.
Flyers GM Paul Holmgren has kicked the tires on Anaheim Ducks sniper Bobby Ryan, Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle, Dallas Stars right wing Jaromir Jagr and Buffalo Sabres star Thomas Vanek.
While I would file Vanek playing in a Philly jersey under the "not likely" category, it's easy to see why the Flyers would want him. Plus, despite some reports that Vanek is off the table, Darcy Regier has made it pretty clear that he is listening to offers for anyone and everyone.
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Dave Davis has covered the Buffalo Sabres for various NHL accredited websites and newspapers since 2003. He was the senior writer and Sabres correspondent for The Fourth Period, covered hockey for Western New York Sports and Leisure Magazine, and has had articles featured on NHL.com, FOX Sports, Yahoo Sports and in New York Sportscene. Sabres news and notes can be found on his Twitter page.
Davis originally garnered media attention in 2002 as leader of a lobbying campaign working in unison with potential buyer Mark Hamister attempting to secure state financing to keep the Sabres in Buffalo. In 2004, Davis was briefly back on the airwaves - this time reaching the finals of the inaugural "WGR Rookie" sports talk competition. After a few years of "syndicating" his articles on various sites, along with doing some internet radio work, Davis now devotes his new media efforts to bringing quality Sabres related opinions and content to Kukla's Korner.
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