MONTREAL, QC - MAY 22: Fans of the Montreal Canadiens look on after their teams loss to the Philadelphia Flyers by the score of 3-0 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2010 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Bell Centre on May 22, 2010 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...
- My take on why Ian Laperriere is wrong about Claude Giroux only emerging as himself because of the Richards and Carter trades: [SB Nation Philly]
- And RedWire's take on why Ian Laperriere is wrong about Claude Giroux only emerging as himself because of the Mike Richards and Jeff Carter trades, posted nearly 20 hours before my take, and much more concise: [FanPosts]
- Looking at the Flyers cap space and possible roster: [Flyers Faithful]
- Great look at zone exits during the Stanley Cup Finals: [NHLNumbers.com]
- Overnight ratings for Game 6 show good news: [SBNation.com]
- Great act here as an L.A. Kings fan left a Championship hat at the Ground Zero Memorial in honor of the two fallen scouts: [Hockey Wilderness]