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The Lindros deal: 20 years later

Nobody can ever accuse Ed Snider of not doing everything he can to try and get the Flyers, his baby and lasting legacy, another Stanley Cup. There are many out there who experience Snider as he is now, Uncle Ed living in Malibu, in his later years at turns avuncular and apoplectic in the public eye, now that the Orange and Black have succeeded in keeping up the veneer of a winning club that sometimes gets a fleeting whiff of glory. You’d think he really swung his manhood around by influencing the madness of last June, but there was a …

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Terry Murray speaks 6/29/12

Shortly after his re-hiring back into the Flyers organization on Friday, Terry Murray gave some brief thoughts. Below is the full transcript, courtesy of the club: Q: After all your time in the NHL, what made this job attractive to you? “Well, I got a call from Paul Holmgren before the draft.  We made a commitment over the phone to do this.  There wasn’t a lot of stuff coming in from the NHL teams after I got fired in LA.  The phone rings for about four or five days and then it goes silent, and there was nothing up until …

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Murray named Phantoms head coach; Laperriere to Flyers front office

As had been rumored as far back as last week, the Flyers made it official on Friday, naming former player/assistant/scout/head coach Terry Murray the head coach of the Adirondack Phantoms. “We feel very fortunate to be able to bring Terry back to the Flyers organization as head coach of the Phantoms,” Flyers GM Paul Holmgren said.  “Terry brings a wealth of knowledge and experience, is an excellent teacher and a strong believer in the development process of young players.” “I really appreciate the opportunity to come back to the Flyers organization and I’m really looking forward to the challenge that’s …

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NHL HOF: Sakic, Sundin in; Roenick, Lindros out

Joe Sakic and Mats Sundin will join the ranks of the illustrious, named two of the four new inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Joining the first-time candidates in the 2012 class are Pavel Bure and Adam Oates. The announcement was made Tuesday and the induction ceremony will take place November 12 in Toronto. Sakic was one of the few players who spent his entire career with one franchise. The 13-time All-Star was a first-round draft pick of the Quebec Nordiques back in 1987, eight years before they moved to Colorado and became the Avalanche. After 20 seasons, Sakic …

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Point/Counterpoint: Terry Murray in Adirondack

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week Nick D and Bob H renew their shenanigans, debating whether or not Terry Murray is the right man for the job with the Adirondack Phantoms. Point, from Nick:  There’s no doubt Terry Murray is well traveled and versed as a coach in the NHL. He has been a head coach and an assistant coach for numerous teams at the highest level, including the Philadelphia Flyers. His philosophy has always been …