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Very interested to see reports that Joel Farabee might be unsettled, to use the British football term, in Philadelphia.

Who could have imagined that bringing in a famously hard-assed coach who spars with players both publicly and privately to run a dead-end team would create problems like this? Who could have predicted that there would be numerous head-scratching decisions to put well-liked veteran leaders in the press box? Who could have foreseen that his decision to play Farabee a combined total of 26 minutes over the last three games would lead to one of the more exciting young players on the team to be upset?

Now, Farabee has stated publicly that he is committed to the Flyers, whatever that means, and some might say that his being upset is what John Tortorella wants, as a motivation tact

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NHL New York Rangers Philadelphia Flyers Pittsburgh Penguins Washington Capitals NHL Joel Farabee Patrick Kane Dmitri Orlov Vladimir Tarasenko Ron Hextall Jarmo Kekäläinen John Tortorella
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