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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Timonen’s/Hartnell’s Rights Trade v. Briere Signing and Upshall Trade v. Leighton Extension

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Round Two Results

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …

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Point/Counterpoint: Greatest Flyer Ever, Clarke or Parent?

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 debate who is the greatest Flyer ever, Bobby Clarke or Bernie Parent. Jim will start off with his candidate, Robert Earl Clarke. Jim: The Flyers have had players of various popularity and skill levels over their illustrious 40-plus years roaming NHL arenas, but when I close my eyes and think the word ” Flyers,” what jumps to the forefront of my mind’s eye is the image of a virtually …

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Around the Net 12.04.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Here we go again The fun continues with a scheduled meeting on Tuesday between players and owners with no Fehr or Bettman present. [Edmonton Journal] [USA Today] [Philly.com] Lilja Returns Andreas Lilja will be rehabbing with the Phantoms:[Broad Street Hockey] Media troll of the day The lockout is over! The lockout is over! (not really) [Puck Daddy] That’s all for this week, join me next week for more links from around the web on the Flyers and the NHL. 

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Carter Trade v. Read Signing and Nodl Waiving v. Bryzgalov Trade and Sign

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …