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Around the Net 01.15.2013

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. In case you missed it.. The NHL lockout is over and here is the Flyers schedule: [Philly.com] Brian Boucher has returned, but not in a role you might expect: [Broadstreethockey.com] The Flyers sign Kurtis Foster: [The Checking Line] Danny Briere might be back sooner than originally thought: [CSNPhilly] Bill Meltzer weighs in on Boosh and prospect Scott Laughton: [Hockeybuzz] Looks like Mez might be ready for Saturday after all: [Philly.com] As if you needed any more reason to be …

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Flight Plan 01.14.2013

  Now Boarding: Finally the National Hockey League’s brand of professional ice hockey will be back where it belongs: on the ice, in the arenas, in front of the fans in those buildings and at home. The Philadelphia Flyers opened training camp officially yesterday and will have a free open session at the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday at 6 p.m. This week there will be back-to-back games for the Orange and Black, and they will surely be high energy and intensity games. The regular season opener will surely be a classic as the Flyers host the Pittsburgh Penguins at …

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Around the Net 01.08.2013

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. The lockout is over… So lets dissect the roster, shall we? [Broad Street Hockey] [The Hockey Writers] [Hockeybuzz] So when do the games start? Good question…January 19th, it appears. [CSN Philly] [The Hockey News] London calling Anthony Stolarz is heading to Juniors to get some playing time. [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. 

Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: A Closer Look

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …

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Homer’s Do’s and Doh’s: Meszaros Trade v. Giroux Extension and Shelley Signing v. Zherdev Signing

Paul Holmgren became the interim General Manager of the Philadelphia Flyers on October 22, 2006. That interim title was removed only weeks later on November 11. Holmgren was able to take a team that finished last in the National Hockey League, and rebuild it to make a deep run all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals the very next season. Yes, some of Holmgren’s moves have been amazing, but he’s also a guy who has gotten this organization into some hot water with the salary cap and was forced to make deals that were head scratchers to say the least. If you enjoyed …