PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 21: Luke Schenn #2 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against his brother Brayden Schenn #10 of the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on September 21, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Maple Leafs defeated the Flyers 4-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

James Van Riemsdyk Trade: Flyers Send Left Wing To Maple Leafs For Luke Schenn, According To Report

Philadelphia and Toronto swap two promising, young talents and former top-five picks.

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NHL Rumors: Shane Doan Gets A Big Offer, Flyers Involved?

An unnamed Eastern Conference team has offered unrestricted free agent Shane Doan a four-year contract worth at least $30 million, according to John Gambadoro of Sports 620 KTAR Phoenix.

The 35-year old Doan had 22 goals and 28 assists for 50 goals last season with the Phoenix Coyotes. He is a respected scorer, tallying at least 50 points for each of the last nine seasons. But if this unnamed Eastern Conference team is the Flyers... Travis Hughes of Broad Street Hockey doesn't like it. At all.

I'd love Shane Doan on the Flyers. I think he's a fantastic player and if he can hop in, play in the top-6 and at least replace Jaromir Jagr's scoring from a year ago, I'd be all for it. But for $7.5 million per year, a deal that would make him the highest paid player on the team until 2016? (Or until Claude Giroux takes that title in two years.) Not a chance in hell.

Paul Holmgren isn't this crazy, right? Please re-assure me of that before I have a panic attack.

You can read more about the Philadelphia Flyers at Broad Street Hockey. For more on the NHL draft and additional news, notes and analysis around the league during the season and offseason, be sure to check out SB Nation's dedicated hub page.

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James Van Riemsdyk Trade: Schenn Brothers Join Forces in Philadelphia

By trading James van Riemsdyk to Toronto, the Flyers have reunited brothers Brayden and Luke Schenn. The two brothers are excited to play together in Philadelphia.

We’re pretty close," Schenn said in a conference call with reporters. "It's surreal right now. It's hard to describe how cool this is."

The younger Schenn "couldn't believe it," Luke Schenn said. "He told me it was a dream come true. It's hard to comprehend right now."

The newest Flyer, Luke, is a 22-year old defenseman that will be an enforcer for Philadelphia. His brother, Brayden, is 20 years old and scored 12 goals in 54 games last season. He was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings a year ago. The two were born in Canada.

For more from the 2012 NHL Draft and the Philadelphia Flyers offseason, stick with this storystream. For full time Flyers news and analysis, head over to Broad Street Hockey.

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James Van Riemsdyk Trade: Flyers Send Left Wing To Maple Leafs For Luke Schenn, According To Report

Philadelphia and Toronto swap two promising, young talents and former top-five picks.

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