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    The Giants chemistry is suffering because a guy they all hated is gone

    You know the battle lines on all of that now: people who talk a lot about team chemistry tend to attribute winning or losing to good or bad chemistry, respectively. Jim Leyland agrees with me, for what it’s worth, so I’m pretty happy with my take.

  • Flyers free-agent goalie targets: Steve Mason
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    Flyers free-agent goalie targets: Steve Mason

    Steve Mason Age: 29 Height: 6-4 Weight: 217 Last team: Philadelphia Flyers 2016-17 cap hit: $4.1 million  Scouting report Selected with the 69th overall pick in 2006 by Columbus, Mason spent his first five seasons in the NHL with the Blue Jackets before being traded to the Flyers in 2012-13. Mason took the league by storm in his rookie season and took over the No. 1 job in Columbus. He posted a 33-20-7 record with a 2.29 goals-against average, .916 save percentage and 10 shutouts. He won the Calder Trophy and was a Vezina Trophy finalist. However, Mason never regained his rookie success with the Blue Jackets. Over his next three seasons, he had a 3.16 GAA and .897 save percentage. Columbus traded