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Around the Net 09.18.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Go east, young man Well, the NHL lockout is upon us and Jake Voracek is going to the KHL, as is Ruslan Fedotenko:[Philly.com] [Hockeybuzz] Well, the AHL is still playing,right? If only Glens Falls was closer:[CSN Philly] [Philly.com] [The Hockey News] First Bank of the Philadelphia Flyers You will get interest for your money if you let the Flyers hold on to your ticket money:[CSN Philly] If you are a Minnesota Wild fan, you can get rich on the …

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Inevitable

So, pretty much, we’re going to have a lockout. I don’t keep up with all the chatter about it, but I was half-praying for a miracle when the first inklings of that horrible word started getting tossed around. Lockout. It’ll be my first. Lucky me. It’s hard not to be pissed off about it and to whom exactly do you aim your ire? The players? The owners? Gary Bettman? (I always have ire for him). Not that it does any good. The fact that there have been two previous lockouts does nothing to ease the rage. I’m so glad there …

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Sucker

We’re just about 37 hours away from having to face a bummer of a reality — no hockey, at least not anytime soon. It’s been a summer of waiting, hoping, praying that the NHLPA and the league would reach a new CBA and the season would start on time, but it’s not happening. There should be training camp going on now, preseason games that get the fans hyped up for the real deal. But, nope. The players are home, or they’re in NHLPA meetings, and when the fans turn on the TV to catch a game, they’ll only be met …

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CBA Chatter

  Everything you wanted to know about the CBA but were afraid to ask Here are your updates from the past week on the ongoing collective bargaining agreement talks from around the Web. Well, after both sides barely acknowledged each other’s existence, they were able to come to NYC for a meeting yesterday:[ESPN] [Hockeybuzz] [Puck Daddy] For the most part ,it seems like too little, too late as both sides try to position themselves as the “good: guys in this scenario. [Puck Daddy] [Scott Burnside][Sportsnet.ca][Philly.com] [Edmontonsun.com] There are two press conferences scheduled today, where both sides will most likely point fingers and the fans will be …

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Around the Net 09.11.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Who doesn’t love a list? A look at the top 25 Flyers prospects and players under 25 years old. We start with the also-rans:[Broad Street Hockey] Billy, Billy..drinks are on the house Bill Meltzer checks in with his always informative thoughts:[Hockeybuzz] Glens Falls wins, Allentown waits The Phantoms aren’t leaving upstate NY anytime soon:[The Checking Line] [Philly.com] Labor mess,part whatever No one is happy that the lockout looms as no one tries to avoid said lockout:[CSN Philly] Today is the …