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Robert Esche May Be A Flyer, Too

Published by on June 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

There is a good chance that a very familiar face might be donning a Philadelphia Flyers uniform once training camp open its doors in September. Days after taking a gamble by signing the talented but troubled goaltender Ray Emery to a one year, $1.5 million dollar contract, the Flyers are said to be interested in bringing back another goalie, Robert Esche, for a second stint. After sputtering in his fourth and final season (2007) in Philly by winning only five of 18 games, this eight year veteran decided to leave the NHL and try his hand at playing in Russia. This past season, the 31 year-old caught the attention of a few NHL teams when he posted a 21-14 record with an impressive 1.87 GAA and nine shutouts for the SKA St. Petersburg of the h...

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