"It's very exciting. It's obviously a city that's very passionate about the sport of hockey and the style of play that the Flyers have been known to play obviously fits my game."
According to a source at the NHL Draft, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren has been in conversation with the Anaheim Ducks about the possibility of trading for defenseman Chris Pronger.
The Boston Bruins are in pursuit of Tomas Kaberle and a top 10 pick in today's draft.
Sources tell TSN the Bruins have offered restricted free agent forward Phil Kessel to Toronto in exchange for Leaf defenceman Kaberle and Toronto's No. 7 pick in the draft.
The Leafs are apparently canvassing the league to see if there are any better offers out there.
Sources tell TSN the Toronto Maple Leafs have received what the team considers to be a significant offer for defenseman Tomas Kaberle.
There are few details available, however the offer arrived unexpectedly Thursday afternoon and is believed to be from one of the teams who may have been in the hunt, trying to acquire the negotiating rights to Florida's Jay Bouwmeester. The unidentified team offered a player and a draft pick for Kaberle.
"Right now, in picking at 21, the odds of us moving up probably aren’t very good. I would say there’s probably a better opportunity to move back. I’m not saying that will happen or not. There are two or three guys we like that we think will be there, but you just never know. Nobody has a crystal ball that’s that clear."