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Around the Net 11.20.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. More of the same Both sides met last night and nothing was accomplished, not surprisingly. [] [CSN Philly] [The Hockey News] Sandy Relief It’s Team N.Y. versus Team Philly in Atlantic City Saturday night. [Broad Street Hockey] Prospect watch An interview with Flyers prospect Scott Laughton: [The Hockey News] 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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Locked-Out Future? The lockout through the eyes of an NHL intern

With all of the focus surrounding the NHL and its players during the current lockout, it’s easy to forget that there are many others who are affected by the work stoppage, such as team employees and concession workers. Some of those team employees are student interns, who are not only missing out on the opportunity to gain experience working in the field they aspire to enter upon graduation, but whose academic records are jeopardized when their internships are threatened. 20-year-old Kirsten Swanson is a senior at Temple University who was hired as an intern with the Philadelphia Flyers this past …

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Point/Counterpoint: Secret Negotiations

Welcome to another edition of Point/Counterpoint, where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes square off about all things hockey related. This week, Kim P. and Craig F. will discuss the pros and cons of the NHL and NHLPA’s recent “secret” negotiations. Point: Kim P. The latest round of talks between the National Hockey League and its players’ union have been rather secretive, at least compared to previous meetings. The two sides have met recently in undisclosed locations, and any information from those meetings that have been made public have been very, very brief. Keeping things private is a smart move for both the …

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Podcast: Episode 44, The Winter of Our Discontent

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal discuss how they’ve been filling their time during the NHL Lockout, the Flyers Faithful crew’s Movember efforts, Ilya Bryzgalov’s continuing to act like Ilya Bryzgalov in the KHL, and the struggles of the Adirondack Phantoms that aren’t named Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 44 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 on Stitcher if that’s how you listen to your podcasts! …

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Around the Net 11.13.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Well, here we are another week with NHL hockey. As we wait for negotiations to resume, there is talk of a quick turnaround on a settlement if one occurs. We wait with baited breath. [The Hockey News]  3rd man in? Maybe a mediator can help solve this labor impasse. What a novel idea. [] Gary Bettman is evil No season? No worries, let’s have a Hall of Fame ceremony anyway. [Puck Daddy] [Toronto Sun] That’s all for this week, join me next …