Flyers cap situation could make for tough choices in 2016-17

By Jared Clinton

The Philadelphia Flyers locked up Jakub Voracek, but in doing so have committed more than $61 million to 15 players in 2016-17. With several roster spots to fill in, the Flyers could have little more than $12 million to work with, which would make for some tough decisions and could see core players traded to make space. More

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