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Should the Flyers look at JVR for next season?


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Ryan Hall
May 25, 2023  (10:25)
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With the rebuilding phase in full swing, the Flyers concluded a contract that came from James van Riemsdyk and held a cap hit of $7 million per season.

The 34-year-old left winger has been on the back half of his career and has diminished in point production and overall value. As most of Flyers Nation would be happy with this, it certainly begs the question, should the Flyers look at him again?
Frank Seravalli of dailyfaceoff.com has posted its top 50 unrestricted free agents and their projected salary cap and contract potential.
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On this list, JVR is projected to hold a one-year, $1.8 million cap hit. That's a far cry from what he was paid last season and with the team in need of veterans to help the younger players that will be coming into the roster could be an attractive quality for him.
On the other side of the coin, with newly minted General Manager Danny Briere and President Keith Jones, I feel it's unlikely that they would revisit JVR as they would like to move on from the past and begin the new roster construction that this team sorely needs.
JVR finished the season with 61 games, had twelve goals with 17 assists for 29 points and was a - 3. He held 28 penalty minutes and four power-play points.
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25 MAY   |   129 ANSWERS
Should the Flyers look at JVR for next season?

Should the Flyers revisit re-signing JVR for next season at a bargain price?

Yes4031 %
No, enough with JVR8969 %
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