Wednesday Morning Fly By: Recapping a Loss, Goalie Shuffle, and Bettman Points

Today's open discussion thread, including your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

  • Last night's NHL scores... Predators 4 - Flyers 3 (SO); ATL 4 - BUF 3; BOS 5 - CAR 2; MTL 3 - NYR 1; WAS 7 - FLA 3; TOR 4 - OTT 1; PHX 2 - TB 1; COL 5 - STL 3; MIN 4 - EDM 2; DAL 8 - SJ 2; NYI 5 - VAN 2
  • Recaps of last night's game: [BSH] [NHL.com] [On the Forecheck] [CSNPhilly] [DelcoTimes] [Inquirer] [Daily News]
  • Photos from last night's game: [SBN]
  • This week's edition of Broad Street Hockey Radio will be up later in the day.  Tim McManus was our guest, and we spent 40 minutes talking to him.  If only we knew Backlund was injured...
  • The big news from last night's game is Michael Leighton's injury. [Daily News]
  • Because of this, many speculated Johan Backlund would be called up. But apparently he too is hurt. [PostStar]
  • Which means the Flyers will call up Jeremy Duchesne to backup Brian Boucher in Dallas.  Duchesne was only recently called up from the ECHL. [DNFlyers]
  • To take Duchesne's spot on the Phantoms, Michael-Lee Teslak was recalled from Wheeling. [euroflyers]
  • Joacim Eriksson made his pitch to join the Flyers by sporting some Philadelphia gear. [euroflyers]
  • The always popular Jersey Fouls.  This one includes one of the worst YouTube videos I've ever seen. [Puck Daddy]
  • Predicting the Flyers to be the #5 seed in the playoffs and call them one of the "teams to definitely watch in the second season." [Puck Prospectus]
  • Alex Ovechkin commented on his suspension. [Japers' Rink]
  • A look back at all of Ovechkin's questionable hits. [Hockey or Die]
  • Should the NHL institute the headshot ban before next season? [Puck Daddy]
  • A unique look at the NHL's MVP race.  Two Flyers are in the Top-5. [On the Forecheck]
  • With last night's shootout loss, the look at five teams benefiting the most from the Bettman point. [Hockey or Die]
  • And the five teams missing out on the Bettman points. [Hockey or Die]
  • A story about the recently signed Luke Pither. [Daily News]
  • Lastly, if you read any of these links, this is the one to read.  Seriously.  A great story about the Predators assistant equipment manager. s/t to Moridin417. [The Tennessean] [BSH]
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