Archive for Scott Hartnell

The Flyers Look to Sign 3rd Forward

Posted in Philadelphia Flyers with tags , , , , , on November 14, 2010 by thomaskrulikowski

Claude Giroux, Jeff Carter and Ville Leino were the top three upcoming free agents for the Flyers at the beginning of the season. With Giroux and Carter signing on the dotted line with cap friendly contracts, there is only Leino left.

Flyers fans should not worry about the Finnish winger being resigned though. With his success with linemates Danny Briere and Scott Hartnell, it is unlikely he would want to test the free agent market. Likewise, the Flyers are determined to keep that line, their best line, together. Leino and his agent have already met with Flyers management in preliminary discussions. Continue reading

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The NHL should ease up on kick-ins

Posted in Around the NHL with tags , , , , , , on November 12, 2010 by matthewfobrien

So last night, both Jeff Halpern of the Montreal Canadiens and Scott Hartnell of the Philadelphia Flyers were denied goals because the puck hit off their skate and it was deemed that they had a “distinct kicking motion” which, of course, according to the rules means that it is no goal. I don’t know about any of you out there, but I’m getting pretty sick of the long distance calls to Toronto to review kick-ins. Continue reading

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