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Today, July 22nd in Flyers history...Shayne Gostisbehere is traded along with second and seventh round picks for...drumroll…ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!
*Friend of the site Charlie O’Connor dives into the Flyers’ roster construction as it stands in relation to the NHL’s salary cap. [The Athletic]
*More coverage of Flyers head coach John Tortorella’s impassioned defense of GM Chuck Fletcher in a recent interview. [Sportsnet]
*Speaking of Tortorella, he apparently took some classes in the Bryce Harper/Nick Sirianni school of pandering — come for the cheesesteak talk and stay for the dog content. [Philly Hockey Now]
*Still nothing super concrete of value on Carter Hart in regards to the 2018 Team Canada Juniors sexual assault investigation. [Philly Hockey Now]
*Behind paywall, but who doesn’t love grades for the offseason? Guessing the Flyers’ grade is quite high! [ESPN+]