UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 01: Jeremy Duchesne #35 of the Philadelphia Flyers defends his net during his NHL debut against the New York Islanders on April 1, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles defeated the Flyers 6-4. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
- Hey, Tim Panaccio heard somebody close to Ilya Bryzgalov say Bryzgalov would be good for the Flyers. Cool. Good for him. [CSNPhilly]
- Travis already looked at why Bryzgalov is a bad idea: [BSH]
- And I explain why all this "high-priced, big-name" goalie talk is really a philosophical debate about how to build a hockey team: [SB Nation Philly]
- Another story looking at the decisions facing the Flyers, and why getting a big name goalie could be a huge over-reaction: [The Checking Line]
- Third round playoff probabilities: [Objective NHL]
- Former Flyers pre-season MVP Mika Pyorala scored a goal as Finland won Gold at the World Championships. (s/t GirouxsBeard) [IIHF.com]
- The NHL filed a surprising brief in the NFL labor dispute: [Down Goes Brown]
- Happy Birthday to Jen, Hintzy, and Doubleh's offspring!