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Good evening Philadelphia Flyers fans! This weeekend has been very busy for NHL teams all over the league. So sit back, relax, and take a look at the latest news from around the NHL:

Philadelphia Flyers News

Eric Desjardins is every bit deserving of a spot in the Flyers Hall of Fame.

In this article, Flyers columnist Jay Greenberg explains why Eric Desjardins is deserving of his spot in the Flyers Hall of Fame. Desjardins was the Flyers best defenseman for nearly a decade. Greenberg also argues that the loss of Desjardins for the 2004 playoffs contributed to the Flyers demise in the Eaastern Conference Finals.

Adam Hall has signed to play in a Swiss leage next season.

Last season Adam Hall was a stabilizing force on the Flyers fourth line. He was solid on faceoffs and on the PK. Since he likely was not in the Flyers plans for the 2014-2015 season, he has signed a contract to play in Switzerland. Hall will presumably have a more offensive role over there.

Bill Meltzer breaks down the Flyers prospects who have had the hardest luck.

Over the course of the Flyers history, they have had a seemingly large number of players with careers cut short by injuries. It has been the same in regards to prospects. In this article Meltzer breaks down which once-promising Flyers prospects had the hardest luck. Players not on this list include Eric Wellwood and Frederik Larsson, who have only moved on this year.

Robert Hagg looked good in a scrimmage against the USA today.

Prospects expert Corey Pronman has been keeping up with the various junior camps going on around the world. Today an American squad played against the Swedish team ad Robert Hagg looked good.

NHL News

PK Subban has signed an 8 year, $72 million contract that will keep him in Montreal for the foreseeable future.

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed Ben Bishop to a two year deal.

John Tavares will be honored by the Oshawa Generals as they retire his number, 91.


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