2012 NHL Entry Draft - Round One

Some thoughts on round one

First off, kudos to everyone who covered the draft live last night. People may joke every time a tweet pops up about a GM working the phones but those reporters worked their butts off last night. Today will be even more hectic. Well done folks. The Penguins got a lot better on paper last night and that worries many people in the Atlantic Division. The Penguins also got a lot better on paper in 2010 when they reshaped their defense by acquiring Zbynek Michalek and Paul Martin. How did that work out? Michalek was traded back to the Phoenix Coyotes …

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Podcast: Episode 28, Yogurt Parfait

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal talk to Todd Cordell from The Hockey Guys and Hockey Buzz about the upcoming NHL Draft, Zach Parise, and the Devils’ performance in the Stanley Cup Finals. They also discuss Bobby Holik’s comments on the Flyers’ feelings towards the Kings winning the Stanley Cup, the never ending Rick Nash situation, Ryan Suter supposedly wanting to stay in the Western Conference, and ask listeners what they would do on a day with the Stanley Cup. Flyers Faithful Podcast Episode 28 You can also download it from iTunes here!  If you’re enjoying the show via iTunes we would …

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Around the Net 5.22.2012

  Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.  If you are wondering why Zach Parise is on this column,wonder no longer. Would the Flyers be better served by signing Parise and keeping Matt Carle:[Philly.com] Claude Giroux played really well and both of his wrists were messed up and other Flyers injuries. Don’t ever complain about not feeling well ever again:[Broad Street Hockey] [The Checking Line] [Hockeybuzz.com] The Devils and Rangers are still playing? I was hoping our long, national nightmare was over:[CSN Philly] [NHL.com] Leave it to …

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Devils outwork Flyers, Even Series With 4-1 Win

In Game 2 of their Eastern Conference Semifinals series, the Philadelphia Flyers mysteriously showed little to no desire to win tonight’s affair, and the New Jersey Devils muscled their way to a 4-1 road victory. David Clarkson scored his first of the 2012 playoffs with 8:43 left in regulation to give the Devils a 2-1 edge. New Jersey’s #23 found Zach Parise alone in the slot, but couldn’t beat Ilya Bryzgalov due to a poke check from the Flyers’ goaltender. After Bryzgalov broke up the play, Clarkson gained control of the disc at the bottom of the circle and beat Philly’s …

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Podcast: Instant Playoff Overreaction Ep. 6, Jam Riemsdyk

On this special playoff edition of the Flyers Faithful podcast, Steve and Hal are joined by Kim Pollock to discuss game one between the Flyers and Devils, one Flyers fan’s poor taste in jersey customization, and the other action in the 2nd round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Flyers Faithful Podcast Instant Playoff Overreaction 6 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!