At the deadline, the Flyers got a tad younger on the back end of the blue line by adding Andrew MacDonald, a mobile defenseman formerly of the Islanders who just happens to be the No.
As the NHL trade deadline approached, all eyes were on Vancouver's Ryan Kesler.
Various reports linked the Canucks' center to a number of teams, including the Flyers.
As the trade deadline passed, there was no truly enticing player available that Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren felt would have made a significant difference in his team’s chances to win a St
Whether he was too rich for the Islanders' blood or just wanted to get off the Island right away by not re-signing we may never know, but Andrew MacDonald was happy to be traded to the Flyers.