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What’s next for Flyers?; NHLPA response coming soon; Devils owner needs more money (Puck Headlines)

Sean Leahy
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• If you missed this news from over the weekend...

• With Andrej Meszaros now out of the lineup, where will the Philadelphia Flyers turn? [Broad Street Hockey]

• Maybe to youngster Erik Gustafsson? [Flyer Files]

• NHLPA head Donald Fehr spent time in Barcelona updating the European NHL contingent on the CBA talks. He said it's likely that the PA will partially respond to owners during meetings this week in New York. [CP via Winnipeg Press]

• The New Jersey Devils are still having money issues, according to the NY Post. "After trying for months to raise enough cash to pay off overdue loans, New Jersey Devils owner Jeff Vanderbeek is still short of his goal — with just a week to go." [NY Post]

• Potential 2013 No. 1 pick Nathan MacKinnon is trying his hand at acting. [Y!]

• Team USA's world junior camp is underway in Lake Placid and 11 players were cut this morning, including Ulf Samuelsson's son, Henrik. [United States of Hockey]

• Former Boston University player and New York Islanders prospect Corey Trivino pleaded guilty to assault and battery charges after a December incident. He'll be on probation for two years and must remain drug- and alcohol-free. [Boston Globe]

• Very awesome news: Jack Jablonski, the high school hockey player who was paralyzed during a game in December, was able to crawl with the help of physical therapists. [Pioneer Press]

• Carolina Hurricanes assistant coach Rod Brind'Amour on Alex Semin: "With him, everyone will tell you, it's about getting him to play every night at that level. When you have a talent like that, you expect him to play great every night. I think if he can just be consistent with his effort, it's going to help us tremendously." [IIHF]

• A good read on Harold Baldwin's failed attempt to revive Hartford as a potential NHL destination once again. [Hartford Courant]

• Rick Nash took out an ad last week in the Columbus Dispatch thanking fans. Down Goes Brown got his hands on past thank you notes from NHL players to the fanbases they were leaving behind. [DGB]

• Richard Park signs a 2-year deal with HC Ambi Piotta of the Swiss league. [HCAP]

• Tomas Jurco has signed his entry-level deal with the Detroit Red Wings. [MLive]

• Cheers to the Grand Rapids Griffins for raising close to $330,00 for various charities and organizations in Western Michigan. [Malik Report]

• Taking a look at past college free agents and asking if they're worth it or not. [Silver Seven Sens]

• Five players whose seasons will help determine the fate of the Calgary Flames next year. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]

• Finally, we're getting closer to real live NHL hockey, so here's some playoff bloopers:

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