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Around the Net October 15, 2013:Flyers-Canucks preview,more

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Stay off the bus, Gus Erik Gustafsson looking to make his mark: [ Carchidi] Injury bug Scott Hartnell  and Vincent Lecavalier are both hurt and will be out at least a week: [Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] Flyers-Canucks preview Bill Meltzer previews tonight’s game: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Dangle of the day Some filth from the KHL: [Puck Daddy] Hockey season is here. Go see the new Flyers coach, Craig Berube. Get your Philadelphia Flyers tickets here. That’s all for this …


Things I want to think, but not sure I’m allowed to

With the Flyers all but eliminated from the playoff race, I figured I’d turn my weekly column into something more fun this week (well, fun for me, but something you readers may hate). So, without further ado, here is…“Things I want to think, but not sure I’m allowed to (because I’m a Philadelphia sports fan)”: On the Pittsburgh Penguins On the Flyers Faithful podcast, intrepid rumormeister Eklund described Sidney Crosby as a “grinder,” and I cannot disagree with him. He is the best grinder of all time, and the way he plays, it makes it harder and harder for me …


Podcast: Episode 29, Hello Goodbye

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Michael Baumann from the Philadelphia Phillies blog Crashburn Alley about Jakub Voracek and work some Phils talk in.  They also discuss the Flyers draft picks in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the big trades of James van Riemsdyk and Sergei Bobrovsky, and free agency. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 29 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!

Flyin Hawaiian!

  The Lulz feature was originally inspired by the lolcats site but features hockey pictures with funny, quirky, ironic or just plain mean captions. This feature should run weekly on Fridays; TGIFWL (Thank Goodness It’s Friday With Lulz).

Remembering Pelle: Why Pelle won’t have his number retired

Remembering Pelle is a five part series honoring the memory of former Flyers’ goaltender, Pelle Lindbergh, whose life was tragically cut short on November 11, 1985. A new article will run each day over the course of five days. This is part three of the series. Let’s face the facts, shall we? Pelle screwed up. He screwed up royally. He drove drunk. He drove fast. He turned a beautiful red Porsche into a mangled accordion-like mess. Even worse, he killed himself and almost killed two other people that night – a lady who knew and dated several of the younger …