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Around the Net 11.27.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  Operation Hat Trick The charity event was a hit with fans and players alike: [Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] 3rd man in A federal mediator is being brought in to try and end the lockout. This would have been a great idea 6 months ago:[Philly.com] [The Hockey News]  Decertify? The NHLPA might break up so they can sue the NHL: [Toronto Sun] That’s all for this week, join me next week for more links from around the …

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Richards Trade v. Carter Trade and Richards Trade v. Nodl Waiver Loss

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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European Update 5

Scott Hartnell’s Operation Hat Trick stole the local headlines, but our boys in Orange and Black continued to do their thing in Europe. Here we go… Matt Read (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Read has not had the best week. He was held pointless in three games. Games Played: 3. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0 Nicklas Grossmann (Södertälje SK – Sweden) – Grossman has completed his four-game contract with Södertälje SK. Where will he go from here? Games Played: 3. Goals: 0. Assists: 0. Points: 0. Blocked Shots: A lot. Danny Briere (Berlin Polar Bears – Germany) – Briere …

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Meszaros Trade v. Giroux Extension and Shelley Signing v. Zherdev Signing

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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The Flyers Faithful Chrismukkaa List

While the National Hockey League may be on hiatus and its players ejecting from the sinking ship of the league faster than escape pods on the Starship Titanic, the opportunity to gain knowledge about your favorite franchise and favorite sport will not cease this Holiday season. We may not know exactly what you’ll have drawn up for your Christmas/late year birthday/Hanukkah list, but allow us to present some suggestions guaranteed to fill your stocking — and more importantly, fill your head — with everything you need to know about the Philadelphia Flyers and the great game of hockey. 1) Full …