Flyers sign goalie Ray Emery

Updated: July 6, 2013, 4:38 PM ET
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The Philadelphia Flyers have filled a need at goalie a couple of weeks after buying out Ilya Bryzgalov, signing Ray Emery to a one-year contract, the team announced.

The contract is worth $1.65 million, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun.

General manager Paul Holmgren called Bryzgalov's contract a "costly mistake," and the buyout saves the team nearly $6 million under the salary cap for each of the next seven years. Bryzgalov was two seasons into a $51 ...

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