Wednesday Morning Fly By: What? We was just talkin'

Jim McIsaac

The NHL temporarily allowed their owners and GMs to talk to the players last week, explaining the lockout using beer, and marveling at Brett Hull's troll-ability.

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

  • Jakub Voracek will not need a knee brace when he returns from his knee injury: [CSNPhilly]
  • AHL standings update shows the Phantoms in third place in their division at 2-2-0: [SB Nation Philly]
  • Nick Cousins continues to put up points: [The Hockey Guys]
  • The NHL sent a memo to GMs and owners allowing them to talk to players about the league's proposal. They forgot to tell the NHLPA: [SBNation.com] [Puck Daddy]
  • Why the NHL may not want to end the lockout: [SI Red Light]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk demanded he be paid the full value of his contract: [Puck Daddy]
  • The AHL is going to adopt hybrid icing, which is a good thing, but also will result in many confused fans: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Looking at individual point percentage for defensemen last year shows Andrej Meszaros, Matt Carle and Kimmo Timonen near the top: [NHLNumbers]
  • Being 6'5" as a 12 year old is not all that awesome for at least one hockey player: [Deadspin]
  • Trailer for "The Last Gladiators", a documentary about old-school fighters: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Brett Hull is a fantastic troll, this time tweeting out his Buffalo-baiting Halloween pumpkin: [Puck Daddy]
  • Great video - not safe for work - explaining the NHL lockout using beer: [Backhand Shelf]

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