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Around The Net 01.18.13

  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 NBC is trying to rewrite history: [Philly.com] [Puck Daddy] “Practice? We talking about practice!” The Flyers had a practice and 15,000 people showed up: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] [CSNPhilly] Of course, Scott Hartnell and the boys had some fun with Claude Giroux: [The 700 Level] 5 Game audition? Scott Laughton has earned a spot on the roster, but for how long? [CSNPhilly] [The 700 Level] Previews Who doesn’t love a preview? [The Hockey News] [ESPN] …

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Hockey Hilarity: Congratulations from the Chief

Friday funnies brought to you straight from hockey’s own players and media personnel. We’ll be mucking it up every week right here, examining puck ups, puns, tweets, and more! Well if you hadn’t read it everywhere, or hadn’t seen it on television, or heard about it on the radio, or random people on the street didn’t inform you, or your entire social media stream somehow missed it, Claude Giroux was named the captain of your Philadelphia Flyers earlier this week. There were about a million different tweets about it, most were positive, some were negative, a few were funny and this is …

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Who We Hate: A Recap

Hello, Flyers fans! We are just two short days away from the start of this lockout-shortened season, and since it’s been an ungodly long time since we’ve cheered on the Flyers and cursed out their opponents, I figured I’d provide you with a short refresher course on who we enjoy cursing out the most. Pittsburgh Penguins — I’m not starting off with Pittsburgh because they’re the first team the Flyers face this season, I’m starting off with them because they are the worst. Not the worst team – because, let’s face it, they’re a great team – but just the …

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Podcast: Episode 48, Anthony SanFilippo and the Durgens

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk with Flyers Inside Out blogger Anthony SanFilippo about the upcoming season, line combinations, and the situation on defense. Other topics include Travis Zajac’s new contract with the Devils, which Flyers we can expect to step up that aren’t named Claude Giroux , and Claude being named the 19th captain in Flyers history.

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Atlantic Watch: Season Preview

After a painful 3 1/2 months, the NHL will finally return to action this weekend. That being said, the schedule is much shorter, which makes every game that much more important. If you want to make the playoffs, you most likely won’t be able to afford any losing streak of severe length. Since no games have taken place yet, let’s take a look at the Flyers’ schedule for the next week and recent news related to the team, as well as what the rest of the division has done lately. For the Flyers, several stories have occurred this week that …