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April 8 Camden Courier-Post:
“Legend has it that when Paul Holmgren coached the Flyers in the late 1980s, he once became so incensed at a player he put a hockey stick under his chin and literally lifted him from his locker stall.
April 8 NHL.com:
“There was a packed house on the ice here at Virtua Flyers Skate Zone, as three goalies and every skater except for two took part in Thursday’s practice. Two of those skaters were Danny Briere and Blair Betts, both of whom are questionable for Friday’s game in Buffalo due to lower-body injuries. “I thought they both skated well,” Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said.
April 8 Philly.com:
“Eyebrows were raised Thursday when injured Flyers defenseman Chris Pronger said he didn’t know whether he would be ready for Game 1 of the NHL playoffs. He said it with a smirk, so only he knows whether he was serious. Pronger, recovering from a broken right hand that was surgically repaired, did what amounted to a three-minute stand-up routine with a horde of reporters after the Flyers‘ practice Thursday in Voorhees.
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