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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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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 …

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The Phantoms player I’m most interested to follow during the lockout may surprise you

In three seasons covering the Adirondack Phantoms, only two players made me stop and say, “Wow.” Brayden Schenn and Matt Read belonged in a different league from their first shifts. Instead of rookies, they looked like 16-year-olds with forged birth certificates who faked their way into some 13-and-under house league. They were the only sure things. And you didn’t need to be a hockey genius to see it. If you asked me, however, who was the third most impressive forward I covered, I bet you’d be surprised by the answer. This time last year, Matt Ford was a third-liner for the …

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Podcast: Episode 42; Life, The Universe, and Everything

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss the locked out Flyers’  continued exploits in Europe, including Claude Giroux, Danny Briere, and Wayne Simmonds in Germany and Jakub Voracek and Ilya Bryzgalov in the KHL. Steve also recaps the Flyers Faithful pub quiz and the guys discuss Dominick Hasek’s very relevant retirement. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 42 You can also download it 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 on Stitcher if that’s how you listen to your podcasts! If …

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Around the Net 10.02.12

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Matt Read heads for Sweden The promising young Flyer heads to Europe to get some work in: [Broad Street Hockey] Giroux heading to KHL? Claude might end up playing with Jagr this year after all: [The 700 Level] Don’t I know you? Flyers teammates practice while their younger teammates practice with the Phantoms: [Philly.com] [Hockeybuzz] Lockout update Both sides are set to resume talks today: [The Hockey News] That’s all for this week, join me next week for more …