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There's more to Alex Lyon than just NHL dreams with Flyers

There's more to Alex Lyon than just NHL dreams with Flyers

The following article appeared on www.csnphilly.com on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 featuring former Yale netminder Alex Lyon, who is currently in the Philadelphia Flyers organization.

By John Boruk

VOORHEES, N.J. — As the Flyers tee it up Tuesday during their annual tournament at Trump National Golf Club in Pine Hill, New Jersey, Alex Lyon may be the rare athlete who’s more interested in Trump’s plans for diplomacy than the layout of his golf courses.

The Flyers' netminder has two real passions in life moving forward: playing in the NHL and studying nuclear war. We’ll elaborate on the latter of those two topics in a moment.

As far as the hockey, Lyon enters Year 2 in the Flyers' organization with his head securely focused on playing the game, whereas this time last season, his mind was spinning in different directions.

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