News broke this morning that the Flyers have claimed former Stanley Cup Champion Nick Boynton off waivers from the Chicago Blackhawks.
Boynton, 32, was a healthy scratch for Chicago’s last 22 games this season. He was in uniform last season when the ‘Hawks won their first Stanley Cup since 1961 in Philadelphia.
In other, perhaps more important news:
And now, before you freak out, Travis Hughes tells you what I was already going to say:
…Don’t freak out. This is really not a big deal. The Flyers are so pressed against the cap that moves like this are needed. As Travis says, JVR will probably be back by Thursday.