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Flyers’ Meszaros still waiting for clearance to play


Philadelphia Flyers GM Paul Holmgren expressed excitement about the team’s defense corps. being healthier in 2013-14, but at least one player - Andrej Meszaros - still has a few questions to answer.

The 27-year-old blueliner told’s Tim Panaccio on Wednesday that he hasn’t been cleared to play yet, as he still must undergo testing on his surgically repaired shoulder.

The Slovakian was limited just 11 games in 2013, collecting two assists and a -9 rating.

His $4 million cap hit is set to expire after next season, so Philly would like to see a healthy and productive Meszaros, even if they just decide to trade him.

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