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Podcast: Episode 43, Lockout Lobotomy

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss Claude Giroux and Danny Briere’s dominance in Germany, Deadspin’s NHL PR research, the NHL and NHLPA’s latest proposals, and veer off into madness. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 43 Steve and Hal also appeared on the All The King’s Men podcast to discuss all things Flyers and their west coast cousins. You can check it out here! You can also download the Flyers Faithful Podcast from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would very much appreciate it if you could rate it and leave a review on there! We’re also …

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Around the Net 10.23.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Euro Watch 2012 An update on all the Flyers playing overseas in Europe and Russia: [Philly.com] [Hockeybuzz] [Broad Street Hockey] [CSN Philly] Glimmer of hope? There are rumors of a meeting Wednesday in NY: [Eklund] Moment of G Watch Claude and be amazed:[Broad Street Hockey] 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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Hockey Hilarity: 1.5 Man Advantage

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! We all know Danny Briere is playing in Germany. We also know he’s been lighting it up with Claude Giroux. We also know that Danny Briere isn’t the tallest guy in the world and he’s a real nice player to have on your power play unit. One of my personal favorite Twitter users, @ItsAFez66 had a pretty funny joke about Danny Hockey’s height as read below: Man, I really hope NHL-brand hockey comes …

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NHL proposal, as is, hurts Flyers

On Tuesday, the NHL made a new proposal to the NHLPA in which they offered a 50/50 split of Hockey Related Revenue, down from their initial proposal of 57/43. It was seen by many to be the first step towards some real progress in coming to an agreement on a new CBA, and saving an 82-game season. Yesterday, NHLPA Executive Director Don Fehr sent a letter to all players and agents in which he explains why he is less than thrilled with the proposal. Personally, I’m not the least bit surprised by the response. In fact, I think anyone who …

Sean Couturier has room to grow in many areas

The Lockout – Who wins, who loses?

Now that games have officially been cancelled, it’s no longer possible to think of the Flyers roster as a whole. However, that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of room to speculate how the time away from the Wells Fargo Center will affect each individual piece of it. So who stands to benefit the most and the least from the lockout on the Flyers roster? Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn A package deal based on their status amongst the Flyers forwards as baby-faced rookies, these two budding forwards actually might be able to gain a lot from their time in the …