Michael Leighton talks, Brandon Manning returns and the NHL continues to make progress with the NHLPA.
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...
* It is a good thing the NHL and NHLPA are not talking about their negotiations: [Backhand Shelf]
* Travis asks if the NHL is better off now than four years ago: [SBNation.com]
* Looking at who is hogging the puck by seeing who takes the highest percentage of his team's shots: [NHLNumbers]
* Recap of last weekend's CCHA action: [Western College Hockey Blog]
* Checking in on the NHL stars playing in Europe: [Down Goes Brown]