The Montreal Canadiens have every intent to re-sign restricted free agent defenseman P.K. Subban. They have made him multiple offers, and have reportedly increased the amounts each time. Still, Subban is reluctant to sign for what Montreal is offering.
Like sharks who smell blood in the water, the Philadelphia Flyers have pounced on the situation.
The Flyers are desperate to upgrade their blue line. With Chris Pronger, Andrej Meszaros and Andreas Lilja out to start the season – unless the looming NHL Lockout wipes out more games than anyone is hoping – Philadelphia has worked the phones feverishly to get a deal done.