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Jim Jackson: The Flyers Faithful interview

Jim Jackson has been a part of the fabric of Flyers hockey ever since he was brought to the organization as the radio play-by-play voice back in 1993. On the advent of his 20th year calling NHL action here in Philadelphia, JJ was kind enough to talk to Bob H. on a variety of topics related to his journey through the years that has landed him with one of the top clubs in the National Hockey League and as a fixture for not only hockey, but also Phillies baseball. BH: It’s common knowledge that you’re from Upstate New York. From …

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Holmgren talks Weber and more 7/25/12

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers Q: Because of the way the offer sheet to Shea Weber was front-loaded, did you expect Nashville to match it? “No, it was structured where we were hopeful that they wouldn’t match it. But, obviously they did and as I said yesterday we wish Shea and the Predators all the best. We tried to add, in our minds, one of the best defenseman in the game to a good, young, up-and-coming team, and it didn’t work.” Q: When did you learn that [The Predators] were going to match [the offer sheet], and how much of …

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Weber report reminiscent of Gratton deal

The Flyers had just fleeced the Tampa Bay Lightning in their quest to return to glory mere weeks after being bounced from the Stanley Cup Finals by the Detroit Red Wings in a shocking four-game sweep. It took nearly an entire Summer to do it, but in the madness that was the Offer Sheet scramble of the 1997 offseason, Bob Clarke had apparently just increased his chances to return to the title round ten-fold. He acquired the services of Group II restricted free agent and hulking center Chris Gratton from the Bolts on August 20, but not by the traditional …

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Flyers talk at rookie camp

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers G Anthony Stolarz Q: Do you have any expectations of this week? “I’m just going to take it in and enjoy it. It’s my first camp and I’m just going to go with it and see what happens.” Q: Have you set any goals for this week? “Just in the scrimmage not to give up any goals and stop every puck I can.” Q: How important is it to know these guys off the ice? “It’s very important. You might be playing with these guys. You look around and there a lot of guys playing …

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“Rusty” speaks about Philly redux

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers Q: On returning to the Flyers “I’m really excited.  I started my career there and I have great memories there.  I’m excited to have a good team and a great organization.” Q: Do you look back on the day you were traded from here and think I never would have won the Cup in Tampa, wouldn’t have scored that big goal, wouldn’t have won the Cup in Pittsburgh? “You always sometimes look back and see what journey you took, but I never looked at it that way, what if I never leave, or other things.  …