Anyone Have a Right Wing, Cheap?

Looking at the Flyers roster as it stands now, it is really apparent that they really need to sign a right wing.  Overloaded with centers, there’s no one outside of Gagne and Hartnell who can finish.  The Flyers have a bunch of tough, scrappy wingers with little scoring capability.  There’s always a possibility of shifting a center to wing but that doesn’t always work out. (Briere on the wing, for example, was not a great success when it was tried in the past).  If van Riemsdyk doesn’t make the team (and let’s face it he’s a long shot even though he’ll get a long look) and they dump Cote as I have been advocating since last year, the forward situation looks like this:

Asham, Briere, Carcillo, Carter, Gagne, Giroux, Hartnell, Laperriere, Nodl, Powe, Richards, Ross

I see less balance there than we have become accustomed to.  With free agency winding down, the Flyers better make a move quickly to sign someone with the couple million they have left under the salary cap.  Some suggestions who, as of now, are still available with last season’s numbers (age; games played – goals – assists – points):

Ales Kotalik, RW (Edmonton) – 31; 75-20-23-43

Alex Tanguay, LW (Montreal) – 35; 50-16-25-41

Miroslav Satan, RW (Pittsburgh) – 35; 65-17-19-36

Manny Malhotra, C (Columbus) – 29; 77-11-24-35

Maxim Afinogenov, RW (Buffalo) – 30; 48-6-14-20

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