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Around the Net 04.03.2012

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.We have a lot to go over, so let’s dive in. (Insert Crosby joke here) Public Enemy #1 Joe Vitale has a lot of people who want him to pay for his crimes.[Broad Street Hockey] My take on all this is this; Saturday could be very interesting, much ado about nothing, or a playoff preview. The Playoff Picture Looks like Pittsburgh, smells like Pittsburgh…[Of Ice and Men] An Angry Man Peter Laviolette gets fined for pointing out a flaw in …

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Penguins Get Calls, Flyers Win 6-4 In Pitt

In a game of importance for home-ice advantage in the opening round of the playoffs, the Philadelphia Flyers walked into Pittsburgh today and left with a 6-4 victory. “We haven’t talked about home-ice or the Rangers, or the Penguins or the Senators. We talked about the two points. That’s really all we can control right now,” said Flyers head coach Peter Laviolette. “Eventually we’ll either have home-ice or we won’t.” Not only did they move to within one point of the Pens in the standings, the visitors overcame numerous non-calls from the officials and drew an end-of-the-game line brawl and hissy …