Free agency focus: Philadelphia Flyers

Posted On: Jun 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Yardbarker

Free agency opens less than three weeks from today and teams are well on their way to evaluating both their own impending free agents and those likely to reach the open market. There are quite a few prominent players expected to be available as unrestricted free agents, while many key restricted free agents will be looking to sign new contracts with their current squads. Here is a breakdown of the Philadelphia Flyers' free agent situation.Key Restricted Free Agents: G Petr Mrazek - As soon as the Flyers acquired Mrazek from the Detroit Red Wings at the NHL Trade Deadline, it was anticipated that there could be some confusion this off-season. The 26-year-old goalie needs a new contract, but the team holding his exclusive negotiating rights doesn't have a place for him right now. Philadelphia still has their 2017-18 tandem of Brian Elliott and Michal Neuvirth under contract for another season and that won't change unless they find a trade partner for one or the other. They also have to deal with the restricted

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