The Philadelphia Flyers are in the unenviable position of having the least amount of cap room of any team in the NHL. Plus the addition of Ilya Bryzgalov, and his expected annual salary somewhere between 5-6.5 million dollars, makes a bad situation that much worse.
So with little room to maneuver, a trade is obviously still to come for a salary dump. And even then many of the Flyers unrestricted as well as restricted free agents will likely find themselves pushed off the team in the number crunch. This will leave the Flyers with no other choice but to fill out their roster with inexpensive players from their farm system.
Let's take a look at some of the guys who could make contributions in the upcoming season.