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Around the Net 06.12.2012

    Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. King of Kings The L.A. Kings are the Stanley Cup Champions. Simon Gagne will now have his name on the Cup: [Broad Street Hockey] [The 700 Level] [CSN Philly] Let the trade rumors begin Howard Eskin says JVR is faking an injury so he won’t get sent to Columbus. Wouldn’t you? JVR says his foot isn’t healed: [Hockeybuzz.com] [The 700 Level] [Broad Street Hockey] My take on JVR: His upside is too great to trade for a …

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Around the Net 6.05.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. The Stanley Cup Finals are just about over… The former Flyers and Jonathan Quick are making it look easy:[NHL.com] [Puck Daddy] Gags returns Speaking of former Flyers, Simon Gagne played in game 3 and everyone is happy about that:[Broad Street Hockey] There is always next year and it starts July 1st A look at the Flyers free agents and who they should bring back: [The Hockey Writers] In other news Pens try to plug a hole, let Marc-Andre Fleury …

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Point/Counterpoint: Root for the hated division rival or Western Conference team?

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, Jim H. and Dain S. square off over who Flyers fans should root for in the Stanley Cup Finals, a hated division rival or the Western Conference team who we have no feelings for either way but who happens to employ a half-dozen people who used to play/work for the Flyers organization. First up, Jim: It’s the age old question, especially for Flyers fans…root for the team that beat you …

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Around the Net 5.29.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. One more year as a Flyer? Bill Meltzer takes a look at Jagr and the Stanley Cup Finals:[Hockeybuzz.com] It wasn’t all bad, if you think about it… A look bad at what the Flyers accomplished this season:[The Hockey Writers] Shaking it up How the handshake line has progressed over the years:[The Hockey Writers] The Stanley Cup Finals are here and no one in Philly is really happy about this A preview of the Devils and Kings:[Broad Street Hockey] [CSN Philly] That’s …

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Around the Net 5.22.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  If you are wondering why Zach Parise is on this column,wonder no longer. Would the Flyers be better served by signing Parise and keeping Matt Carle:[Philly.com] Claude Giroux played really well and both of his wrists were messed up and other Flyers injuries. Don’t ever complain about not feeling well ever again:[Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] [Hockeybuzz.com] The Devils and Rangers are still playing? I was hoping our long, national nightmare was over:[CSN Philly] [NHL.com] Leave it to …