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Around the Net 01.01.2013

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. First off…Happy New Year!!! Here is the best version of “Auld Lang Syne” ever: [Youtube] As the Bryz turns…. It seems Ilya Bryzgalov has better things to do than play hockey in Russia: [Philly.com] [Deadspin] Prospect Watch A profile on Flyers prospect Marcels Noebels: [Sportsology] Meanwhile, Shayne Gostisbehere is tearing it up at the World Juniors: [Philly.com] Are we there yet? The NHLPA has submitted a counter offer to the latest NHL offer, hope still remains alive: [Hockeybuzz] …

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NHL Budges on CBA Terms and Jeopardizes Bryzgalov’s Future

Word broke during the first period of the U.S. – Russia World Junior Championship game that the NHL has made a new proposal to the NHLPA, confirming Tweets made by Eklund last night on the topic I am told by a reliable source the NHL and NHLPA will be meeting Friday. — Hockey Buzz Eklund (@Eklund) December 28, 2012 More info regarding the latest new proposal here>hockeybuzz.com/blog/Eklund/NH… — Hockey Buzz Eklund (@Eklund) December 28, 2012     Pierre LeBrun of ESPN broke the new proposal down in greater detail. The key points are as follows: NHL now proposing 6-year limit on contracts, …

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CBA Chatter

  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. Does anyone care at this point? No meetings scheduled. Yay. [Kukla's Korner] [ESPN] [Hockeybuzz] Day 103 of the lockout and no end in sight. I hope everyone had a happy holiday, a Merry Christmas and has a happy new year.  

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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. It’s like waiting for Christmas, but worse Now, we wait for the players vote about disbanding the union: [Philly.com] [Toronto Sun] And players wait to hear back from the league: [The Hockey News] [CSNPhilly.com] Really, there is nothing to do but wait for either a lawsuit or an agreement. If there is to be a season, it needs to start by January 15th or there will be no season. …

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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. I apologize for the late post today, my fair readers, I had a 6 hour meeting at work and could get nothing done…sounds familiar… It all comes down to this A meeting where no one meets, unreal. [The Hockey News] [Philly.com] Or they do meet and nothing happens. [Kuklas Korner] [CSN Philly] Or they are close to a deal and here it is: [ESPN-Scott Burnside] Perspective from my man Eklund: …

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