Thursday Morning Fly By: Islanders Game Day, Duchesne to Backup Boucher, and Phantoms Miss Playoffs

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

  • Last night's NHL scores... BUF 6 - FLA 2; CAR 2 - MTL 1; TB 2 - PIT 0; CHI 4 - MIN 0; DAL 5 - SJ 1; ANA 5 - COL 2; CGY 2 - PHX 1
  • Montreal's loss last night puts Atlanta only 2 points out of the playoffs.
  • Previews of tonight's game: [NHL.com] [CSNPhilly] [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • The MSM trifecta is complete:  The third Ville Leino story in three days. [CSNPhilly]
  • As reported yesterday by euroflyers, the Flyers officially announced the signing of Erik Gustafsson. [DelcoTimes]
  • Perfectly named story: "Phoenix Coyotes: WTF?" [Behind The Net]
  • Fantastic breakdown by Tom Awad on the Flyers season. Jekyll and Hyde act analyzed. [Puck Prospectus]
  • James van Riemsdyk is struggling.  So he is taking advice from... Danny Briere.  Is that supposed to cheer us up? [Daily News]
  • Also in the above story is news that Jeremy Duchesne will be the backup tonight, as Johan Backlund is still out with a groin injury.
  • This comes after Duchesne was pulled from the Phantoms game last night after "allowing 3 goals on 16 shots, including one from center ice." [Tim McManus]  Awesome.
  • The Phantoms lost 3-2 last night to officially end their playoff hopes. "Needing at least two third-period goals to stay alive in the playoff chase, the Phantoms took three shots. If that ain’t the season in a nutshell." [PostStar]
  • Lastly, interesting story on a new medical procedure the Flyers have taken a liking to. [DelcoTimes]
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