The USA Under 20 World Junior Championship squad will begin to take shape this morning. Canada sucks. CBA talks will happen, too, although it doesn't look like much will come of them.
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...
* Six owners will meet with a group of players today for CBA talks in NYC. Gary Bettman and Donald Fehr will not join them. Three possible outcomes from the meeting... [SBNation.com]
* Ed Snider would like to be in the room today, but he won't get his way. [BSH]
* A review of the entire Flyers prospect pool. [Hockey's Future]
* Team USA will announce the roster for WJC selection camp today at 10 a.m. Gostisbehere could be on it. Anthony Stolarz, goalie prospect from Nebraska-Omaha, will not be on it.
* More college: Wisconsin bounced back this weekend in the WCHA Power Rankings. [Western College Hockey Blog]
* ...while New Hampshire took the top spot from Boston College in Hockey East. [WCH]
* This week's future Flyers report. [Flyers Faithful]
* The NHL and NHLPA have stolen precious puck talk from us. [Puck Daddy]
* What don't we miss about the lockout? From the Washington perspective... [Japers' Rink]
* ... and the San Jose perspective. [Fear The Fin]