Meltzer’s Musings: Phantoms Gameday, Flyers in Europe, DiLauro

Coming off a five-game road trip, the Adirondack Phantoms (6-8-0) will begin a home-heavy portion of their schedule tonight. The Phantoms, who have played 10 of their first 14 games away from the Glens Falls Civic Center, now have a six-game homestand on tap.

First up are the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the New York Islanders' AHL affiliate. Game time is 7:00 p.m. EST.

The Sound Tigers bring

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Meltzer’s Musings: Competitive Balance; Phantoms Roster Updates

In his recent interview with the Winnipeg Free Press, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman reiterated one of his pre-lockout talking points that essentially attempted to justify the lockout as something the game needs. A steep reduction of the cap ceiling as well as the cap floor is not a money grab, he claimed, it's about giving every team a fair shake to put out a competitive project on the ice.


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