The Philadelphia Flyers have undergone major changes this off-season. The hiring of new general manager Danny Briere as well as drafting of controversial prospect Matvei Michkov
. Now the Flyers are rumored to be in trade talks for a young center.
Insider Confirms Philadelphia Flyers Are Targeting Young Center
The Philadelphia Flyers have been trying to restructure their roster this summer. The Flyers reportedly tried to trade for two young players from Ottawa according to Elliotte Friedman.
On the Pinto/PHI talk discussed on 32T:
The Flyers did make an offer. It would've seen Mathieu Joseph
come back (along w/ Pinto) as a salary dump.
The ball is seemingly in OTT's court and PHI has kind of moved on; they "aren't expecting back" , at this moment.
is just 22 years old while Joseph is 26 years old.
Flyers Need Help At Center Ice Position
Heading into the season Sean Couturier
, Morgan Frost
, Tanner Laczynski
, and Ryan Poehling
are the listed center options. With this in mind the Flyers need upgrades.
Pinto would bring youth and potential to a group that is young but has underperformed to this point. The former second round pick has a solid rookie year with 35 points in 82 total games. With more ice time and confidence he could take off.
WILL SHANE PINTO BE TRADED BY THE OTTAWA SENATORS?
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