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Fletcher: Focus on ‘Energy, Hard Work, Young Players Playing a Bigger Role’
Fletcher: Focus on ‘Energy, Hard Work, Young Players Playing a Bigger Role’
As the trade deadline passes and the Flyers open up a few roster spots, it presents more of an opportunity for younger players to get more of a look at increased roles in the NHL. GM Chuck Fletcher used Sunday's game as an example of what he hopes to see for the rest of the season, "energy, hard work, young players playing a bigger role and getting an opportunity to show what they can do for next year."
Fletcher: ‘Very Limited’ Market for Giroux in Trade Talks
Fletcher: ‘Very Limited’ Market for Giroux in Trade Talks
"We signed Claude eight years ago to a lengthy, superstar type of contract, which he earned, and as part of that contract he had a no move clause and he earned that right to decide, to have a big say in where he would go, I think is the best way to put it,” Flyers GM Chuck Fletcher said. “I did have a very limited market in terms of the teams I could speak with."
Return in Giroux Trade the Result of Shortcomings by Flyers Management
Return in Giroux Trade the Result of Shortcomings by Flyers Management
In the end, Giroux ultimately held the keys to his destination. Florida was where he wanted to be. That left the Flyers limited in what they could get in return. If nothing else, the return in the Giroux deal is more of a reality of what the state of the Flyers is and remains after this trade, and the result of years of shortcomings by the organization.

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