But the team will not be granting the fans wishes as general manager Paul Holmgren told CSN Philly that the team "closed the door" on a Simon Gagne return a few days ago.
It is sad. He is not a top line winger but he added quality minutes for the Flyers on the third line last year. As a fan, I would love to have Gagne back but it doesn't fit into their plans and they will look to give young guys like Michael Raffl and Scott Laughton a shot to make the team out of camp.
The 33 year old was reacquired this year after playing in Philadelphia from 1999-2010. He scored five goals and added six assists in 27 games. He carried a $3.5 million cap hit last season.
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