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Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil. By John Saquella (@jsaquella) Getty Images Lot of folks scratched their heads when the Flyers waived Adam Hall in order to get cap compliant by September 30th. Quite a few more were scratched today when the Flyers sent 2012 1st rounder Scott Laughton back to the OHL after having him sit in the press box on opening night. I was one of them. Now, after reading up and getting schooled in a CBA argument, there’s actually a pretty good explanation for most of it. Using Tyler Altemose’s wonderful blog about fully exploiting the LTIR being a matter of timing, it’s a lot more clear-although some issues remain. The Flyers had to be cap compliant by September 30th to get the full value of Chris Pronger’s LTIR exemption. But th...
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