Friday Morning Fly By: The Good, The Bad, and The Incredibly Stupid

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

  • CBC nailed it again with this video montage to close out the playoffs: [SBNation.com]
  • The Edmonton Journal translated a Czech newspaper article that said the Flyers have contacted Tomas Vokoun: [SB Nation Philly]
  • This on a day where the Flyers kicked off their negotiations with Ilya Bryzgalov: [Philly Sports Daily] [Inquirer]
  • A great write up on the great season Tim Thomas and the Bruins had, but those who expected the Canucks to win: [Behind The Net]
  • Citizens cleaned up Vancouver while trying to rebuild their image, while others are posting admissions on Facebook: [SBNation.com]
  • Uni Watch attempts to design the new Winnipeg team, and gives you 6 finalists: [ESPN]
  • Missed this from last week, but a great and thorough look at the Phantoms heading into next season: [Hockey's Future]
  • Speaking of the Phantoms, property owners are still holding out on selling to the city for the Allentown arena: [lehighvalleylive.com]
  • That's resulted in the Mayor changing his 100-day plan to a 130-day plan: [Morning Call]
  • The Hurricanes appear to be hitting a snag in re-signing a few players, including Jussi Jokinen, Erik Cole, and Joni Pitkanen: [KuklasKorner]
  • Speaking of former Flyers, a good look back at Mark Recchi and his mixed legacy in the city of Philadelphia: [Flyers Faithful]
  • A proposal for Gary Bettman to stop handing out the Stanley Cup, with an alternative idea: [Philly Reign]
  • Is Ilya Bryzgalov the right goalie for the Flyers? [SB Nation Philly]
  • The top 10 goals of the 2011 Stanley Cup Playoffs: [Puck Daddy]
  • A great look at shot quality and whether it exists: [Behind The Net]
  • Mike Richards gave an interview to Toronto radio speaking about the physical aspect of the game, the media, and his luxurious life in the offseason (s/t Deirdre): [FAN 590 Toronto]
  • Happy Birthday to JLS689!
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