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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 …

Barry Goers, playing for the Las Vegas Wranglers of the ECHL.

Going, Going, Goers

It’s the kind of story sports fans love: local boy does good — even if he isn’t “doing good” locally anymore. Barry Goers grew up in the Philadelphia area and played hockey for both Council Rock High School North and the Junior Flyers. He’d often take the train into the city after school and meet his father to attend Flyers games. On nights when they didn’t see a live game, they were more often than not, watching them on TV. “Most nights, I would watch the games on TV and my dad would always tell me to watch certain players, …

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Podcast: Episode 41, Eurotrip with Bill Meltzer

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Bill Meltzer from Hockeybuzz and NHL.com about the players who are going over to Europe and down to the minors during the lockout, including Jakub Voracek, Claude Giroux, Brayden Schenn, and Sean Couturier among others. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 41 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 there’s any other way you listen to podcasts …

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Around the Net 09.25.12

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Wayne Train goes to Germany Wayne Simmonds will play in Germany during the lockout:[Philly.com] [CSN Philly] Phantoms are back in town,sort of The Phantoms will hold their training camp in Voorhees:[Broad Street Hockey] The lockout drags on Both sides meet to discuss HRR and not much else:[CSN Philly] [Toronto Sun] [The Hockey News] [Philly.com] Seattle Oilers? A really rich guy wants a free arena:[Puck Daddy] [The Hockey News] [Edmontonsun.com] That’s all for this week, join me next week for …

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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 …