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Archive: September, 2012

Former Flyers give spin on lockout

Monday, September 17, 2012, 4:28 PM
Maybe if the NHL owners and the Players Association could listen to some of the former players, the lockout would be quickly resolved. Former Flyers Bernie Parent and Orest Kindrachuk made some comments that hit home Monday as they participated in a Scott Hartnell-led charity golf tournament in Cherry... Read more

Most fans blame NHL owners

Sunday, September 16, 2012, 10:01 AM
Responding to an unscientific poll I created on Twitter, an overwhelming majority of fans think the owners deserve most of the blame for the NHL’s third lockout since Gary Bettman became commissioner in 1993. Several fans called the owners “hypocrites” for saying the players need... Read more

Timonen: 'Afraid it might take a while'

Thursday, September 13, 2012, 1:45 PM
After the NHL lost the 2004-05 season to a labor dispute, the players crawled back and were big-time losers in the negotiations. Salaries were drastically cut and a cap was installed. This time, the players are more unified and determined to stand up to the owners, veteran Flyers defenseman Kimmo... Read more

NHL lockout inches closer after meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 4:11 PM
NEW YORK _ Gary Bettman, the NHL commissioner, painted a bleak picture following a meeting between representatives of the owners and players Wednesday as the two sides inched closer to a lockout. After a nearly three-hour meeting at the NHL’s headquarters in New York City, Bettman said the NHLPA’s... Read more

Briere on labor issues: Not much optimism

Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 1:25 PM
Representatives for NHL players and owners have not had formal negotiations since Aug. 31, leaving a sense of doom around the league that a lockout is inevitable. Owners say they will lock out the players if a new collective-bargaining agreement isn’t in place by late Saturday night. "There’s... Read more

Some Flyers may start year with Phantoms

Friday, September 7, 2012, 11:57 AM
In the event of an NHL lockout, the Flyers may send a handful of their young players to the AHL Phantoms to start the season. Players who are exempt from waivers could be sent down, and that list features Sean Couturier, Brayden Schenn, Erik Gustafsson, Eric Wellwood and Zac Rinaldo, according to... Read more
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