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Archive: October, 2012

NHL ready to make another offer?

Monday, October 15, 2012, 12:52 PM
Bill Daly, the NHL’s deputy commissioner, hinted Monday that the league may be willing to make the next offer in a labor battle with players that has caused the first two weeks of the season to be canceled. The Big Four _ NHL commissioner Gary Bettman and Daly, and players’ union executives... Read more

NHL talks go nowhere; mediator needed

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 8:09 PM
This is how embarrassing things have gotten for the NHL and the NHL Players Association: They couldn't even agree on what the labor talks were about on Wednesday in New York City. Bill Daly, the NHL's deputy commissioner, said there were no conversations about economic issues. Steve Fehr, legal counsel... Read more

Snider saves rinks; can he help save NHL season?

Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:02 PM
Give Flyers chairman Ed Snider credit. His youth hockey foundation has reconstructed four city rinks and given kids a place to play hockey. On Tuesday, Snider attended a walk-through of Tarken Ice Rink in Northeast Philly. It is the last of four city rinks that have been redone and fully enclosed... Read more

NHL labor talks slated for Wednesday

Monday, October 8, 2012, 2:44 PM
Representatives from the NHL and the players' union will resume labor talks Wednesday in New York City. Wednesday will be the 24th day of the owner-imposed lockout, which centers around how to divide a record $3.3 billion in revenue. Major economic issues, however, are not on the bargaining table... Read more

Voracek injured in KHL game

Sunday, October 7, 2012, 5:35 PM
Ah, just what the Flyers needed _ news that the player penciled in as their top-line right winger had been injured. Jake Voracek, 23, playing in the KHL while the NHL is in lockout mode, suffered a knee injury in a game Saturday and is expected to miss four weeks, according to his KHL team, HC Lev... Read more

Bernie Parent makes appearance at book festival

Saturday, October 6, 2012, 9:23 AM
Bernie Parent, the colorful goalie who was the first Flyer to be enshrined into the Hockey Hall of Fame, will be one of the headliners at the 10th annual Collingswood Book Festival, which will be held today (Oct. 6). Parent, who led the Flyers to consecutive Stanley Cups in the 1970s, will be speaking... Read more

NHL cancels some games; Briere, Giroux playing in Germany

Thursday, October 4, 2012, 11:25 AM
The NHL on Thursday canceled games from Oct. 11 to 24 because of the lockout, which is expected to linger. For the Flyers, that erases four games _ at home against Boston, Pittsburgh and Winnipeg, and on the road against the New York Islanders. Maybe it's time the lead negotiators _ NHL commish Gary... Read more

Hovinen struggles in Phantoms debut

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 5:38 PM
Highly touted 6-foot-7 goalie Niko Hovinen had a disappointing North American debut Tuesday afternoon as the Adirondack Phantoms dropped a 5-3 decision to Albany in an AHL exhibition opener for both teams. A standing-room-only crowd of 400 crammed into the Skate Zone in Voorhees to watch the game... Read more

Niko Hovinen: Giant in goal

Tuesday, October 2, 2012, 1:00 AM
The Flyers’ top farm team, the Adirondack Phantoms, will have numerous great storylines this season. Perhaps none is more interesting than the development of goalie Niko Hovinen, a native of Helsinki, Finland. No goaltender in the AHL will be taller than the 6-foot-7 Hovinen, who is coming... Read more

'Weird' developments for Flyers, Phantoms

Monday, October 1, 2012, 11:01 AM
On one of the rinks in Voorhees, the Phantoms were going through drills during the third day of their AHL training camp on Monday. On the other rink, just across the hallway, a handful of Flyers -- Scott Hartnell, Danny Briere, Nick Grossmann, Kimmo Timonen and Jody Shelley -- and NHL players Brian... Read more
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