Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...
* Practice updates including Erik Gustafsson's injury and updated line combinations: [The Saratogian]
* A Q&A with Garth Snow: [NHL.com]
* What's worse than that? Maybe the complete lack of emotion to the lockout: [Puck Daddy]
* Justin Bourne wants to know why so many hockey fans favor contraction: [Backhand Shelf]
* The CCHA power rankings halfway through the season: [Western College Hockey Blog]
* Part two of the look at the NHL lawsuit, focusing on the claims that contracts cannot exist without a CBA, except when they can: [mc79hockey.com]
* Why sports owners hate capitalism, in brief: [Arctic Ice Hockey]