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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. Well, the Feds are involved but there is still no resolution to the lockout. Maybe today will be our lucky day. [ESPN- Katie Strang] [Toronto Sun] [The Hockey News] That’s all for now. This lockout sucks.  

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Around the Net 11.27.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  Operation Hat Trick The charity event was a hit with fans and players alike: [Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] 3rd man in A federal mediator is being brought in to try and end the lockout. This would have been a great idea 6 months ago:[Philly.com] [The Hockey News]  Decertify? The NHLPA might break up so they can sue the NHL: [Toronto Sun] That’s all for this week, join me next week for more links from around the …

Kirsten with Ian Laperrière.

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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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. [Philly.com] 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 …

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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. Forward Well, things are looking up or at least moving forward as today will be the third straight day of “secret ” talks between the NHL and the NHLPA. There is careful optimism as both sides seem to finally be getting down to serious discussions after the cancellation of the Winter Classic. [CSN Philly] [Philly.com] [The Hockey News] [Eklund] [Toronto Sun] Word on Twitter is December 1st is the tentative start date for the …

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