Shelley’s Job Safe, Cote Retires

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In what was sure to be one of the most riveting battles for a roster spot in 50 years in the NHL, there is now a shock ending. Riley Cote , the incumbent, bench-riding brawler has retired, paving the way for the new Philadelphia Flyers enforcer, Jody Shelley , to take his place. Bitter enemies..now: ALLIES (Courtesy: YardBarker) Please click Continue Reading to see the rest of this riveting twist. Riley Cote was only with us for a few seasons, and he is one of few players that probably had more penalty minutes than ice time. His visage was an image of toughness, with his deep sockets looking like permanent black eyes. He played a key role in his AHL stint with the Phantoms , helping them win the Calder Cup in 2005

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