Around the Net October 1, 2013: Opening night for NHL hockey!


Photo by Dan Gelston/Yahoo sports

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.

Welcome to the 2013-2014 NHL season and although our Flyers don’t play until tomorrow against Toronto, the start of the NHL season is a reason to celebrate. The fastest game on ice is back.

Rule changes

The NHLPA has approved hybrid icing for this season: [ESPN] [The Hockey News] [Puck Daddy]

The uniform police have moved to the NHL this year: [ESPN-Scott Burnside]

Flyers moves

The annual dance around the salary cap until we can LTIR Chris Pronger happened yesterday: [ Seravalli]

A look at the defense corps: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer]

Riding on the Metro

The Flyers are in a new tougher division and conference: [ Seravalli]

Hockey season is here, Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here.

That’s all for this week, join me Friday for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL.