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The Flap in Philly
Michael Farber
May 08, 2000
Though he's battling an incurable cancer, Roger Neilson thinks he should be back behind the bench in Philadelphia. The Flyers—and his doctors—disagree
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May 08, 2000

The Flap In Philly

Though he's battling an incurable cancer, Roger Neilson thinks he should be back behind the bench in Philadelphia. The Flyers—and his doctors—disagree

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Neilson, too, might one day look back and decide he should have been less strong-willed, even though that will is what he hopes can put him back behind an NHL bench next season—if not with Philadelphia, then with another team willing to bet on a long shot. "I'll be a 66-year-old who's had cancer," says Neilson, smiling. "That's something to put on your r�sum�."

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