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Around the Net 5.15.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  The 2011-2012 Philadelphia Flyers: A post mortem. A final look back at the Devils series and what went wrong: [Hockeybuzz.com] [The 700 Level] [CSN Philly] The best may yet still be to come. The Flyers are young and will only get better, so look out in 2012-2013: [The Hockey Writers] Sean Couturier is 19 years old and is really good already: [Hockeybuzz.com] Old Time Hockey. Remember the good old days? I do…and I miss them: [The 700 Level] The …

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Around the Net 5.08.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at  the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. “Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?” Glaude Giroux will miss game 5 after being suspended for being a Flyer. [Broad Street Hockey] [CSN Philly] “Ya gotta believe!” The Flyers think they can still win the series, now they just need to convince us. [Hockeybuzz.com] [CSN Philly] What the hell is going on here? A look at why the Flyers are down 3-1.[The Hockey Writers] [Metro.us] That’s all for this week, join me next week for …

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Around the Net 5.01.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Oh Danny boy, the goals, the goals are calling… A look back at Sunday’s win over the Devils. [Of Ice and Men] Jagr’s weird beard Jaromir Jagr channels his inner Sabretooth with his unique beard. [The 700 Level] Moving on and up the dial… The Flyers are moving to a new radio home starting next season. [Broad Street Hockey] The numbers don’t lie… Bill Meltzer breaks down the Flyers winning game one and how that bodes for the rest …

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Around the Net 4.24.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Man, that felt good… We look back at the remains of our fallen enemy and look ahead to the next possible opponent. [Of Ice and Men] [Broad Street Hockey] [Hockeybuzz] Nothin’ but a G thang… In what will go down in history as “The Shift” (sorry Mike Richards), Claude Giroux shows why he might be the best player on the planet. [The Hockey Writers] [Metro.us] [The 700 Level] Seriously, did you see that? Just awesome.[Youtube] Apparently, there are other …

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Point/Counterpoint:Fighting in the playoffs and vigilante justice

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 Dain S. and Jim H. discuss whether players should fight in the playoffs to police themselves or let the NHL handle on ice incidents. First up Dain: The NHL needs to punish those who target opponents for dangerous hits and stick fouls, not the players policing themselves. The NHL Playoffs are the culmination of 8 months of hockey, building to a crescendo, where one team will finally raise Lord Stanley’s Cup. Emotions …