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Friday Morning Fly By: At Least We're Not Rangers Fans

  • If you missed any of the free agent signings yesterday, scroll down and check our archives. For signings around the league, check out SB Nation's StoryStream.
  • By trading for Andrej Meszaros, re-signing Braydon Coburn and signing Sean O'Donnell, the Flyers now have the most expensive blueline in hockey. [Daily News]
  • Despite failing to get a goalie, Paul Holmgren feels the Flyers are stronger. [CSN Philly]
  • Some of the notable, non-Flyers signings from day one: Calgary signed Olli Jokinen to a new contract. At a press conference this morning, Darryl Sutter said public response has "been really, really positive." [@DaveLozo]
  • The Rangers also signed Derek Boogaard to a four-year contract worth more than $6 million. Did the Flyers force this move with their signing of Jody Shelley? [Puck Daddy]
  • Two sides of the Simon Gagne rumor, from myself and reader Katchis
  • Dan Hamhuis went to the Canucks, as expected. [Nucks Misconduct]
  • We updated our big organizational depth chart with all of yesterday's moves. It's 100 percent accurate, and color-coded! [BSH]
  • Our draft-pick tracker has been updated as well. [BSH]
  • has inked an agreement to share content with Bleacher Report. Yes, the same Bleacher Report that is known for this. They're now all over [Mediaweek]
  • Beginning yesterday, the Wachovia Center is officially the Wells Fargo Center. [Daily News]
  • The Hurricanes re-signed Jon Matsumoto. [Canes Country]
  • Flyers beat writer Sam Carchidi spent July 1, the biggest day of the hockey offseason, on the beach in Ocean City. [@BroadStBull]
  • Happy birthday to Coatesy, who turns 60 today! (thanks Ben F.)
  • Finally, best of luck to Brandon Worley, who used to hold my job here as hockey manager at SB Nation. Brandon's leaving NBC's ProHockeyTalk.