Tuesday Morning Fly By: Chris Pronger Made More Than Gary Bettman Last Year

PHILADELPHIA - NOVEMBER 26: Chris Pronger #20 of the Philadelphia Flyers argues with referee Ghislain Hebert #49 after the officials disallowed what appeared to be a Flyers goal in the overtime period against the Calgary Flames during a hockey game at the Wells Fargo Center on November 26 2010 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

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

  • Several different takes on yesterday's "news" that Mike Richards and Jeff Carter like to drink sometimes. [Flyers Faithful] [Meltzer] [Bright] [PHT] [Puck Daddy]
  • What hath Paul Holmgren wrought? An analysis of the Flyers' offseason moves by Kent Wilson. [Hockey Prospectus]
  • A look at Max Talbot from the newest Flyers blog on the web over at Kukla's Korner. [KK]
  • Bettman is rich, but not as rich as Chris Pronger. [Sports Business Journal]
  • Kris Draper is retiring today. [SBNation.com]
  • A continuing primer on advanced hockey metrics, this time focusing on small sample size and what that means. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Dave Strader, one of the best voices in hockey broadcasting (and a native of Glens Falls, N.Y.), is officially leaving the Coyotes to join NBC/Versus on a full-time basis. His farewell to Phoenix. [Coyotes]
  • Speaking of Versus, it looks like they're going to broadcast a lot more college hockey next season. [Skip Berry]
  • And speaking of college hockey, another player is leaving the NCAA ranks for Major Juniors in Canada. Jamie Oleksiak, selected by the Stars in the draft last month, will leave Northeastern to play with Saginaw of the OHL. [MLive.com] [Buzzing The Net]
  • What's do the Flyers West look like in the prospect department after getting rid of Brayden Schenn? [Hockey Prospectus]
  • This history of the San Jose Sharks roster is absolutely incredible. [Fear The Fin]
  • Lastly, wish Geoff luck today as he attempts to officially enter the lawyer world, for it is in this world where his attitude is not only admired, but is a prerequisite. 
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