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Philly Sports Daily: Flyers Bobrovsky Could Be 2-3 Years From Starting Spot

The Flyers’ goaltending situation can truly be described as in flux, while also being in need.

And with many varying options on the table for general manager Paul Holmgren this offseason, one thing is for certain — the Flyers require a workhorse between the pipes and according to goalie coach Jeff Reese, Sergei Bobrovsky isn’t it. Yet.

“Everybody develops a little bit differently,” said Reese. “I thought [Bobrovsky] had a very very good first season and in my opinion, has a chance at a real bright future and to be a No. 1 down the road. It’s probably going to take two or three years to come along, but you never know, it could be next year. For now, it’s probably going to take a couple years.”

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Jeff Reese’s early advice to Emery: Slow Down

Newly appointed goalie coach Jeff Reese, has spent little time in Philadelphia outside of looking at houses with his wife. But even after limited sessions with new Flyers’ goalie Ray Emery, Reese’s first order of duty includes calming the aggressive backstop.

“We’ve been on the ice twice and he’s really itching to go,” said Reese about Emery. “He’s really itching to get back in there he has been off awhile.   My only concern is that I don’t want him to overdue it.  He’s so hungry to get back and to prove himself, we don’t want him to burn out.”

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