PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 22: Scott Laughton, 20th pick overall by the Philadelphia Flyers, poses on stage during Round One of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft at Consol Energy Center on June 22, 2012 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...
- Great look at the similarities between Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk: [Sportsology]
- Anthony SanFilippo confirms that the Flyers did make an offer for Bobby Ryan, and he also confirms that Anaheim wanted both Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier in return: [AnthonySan37]
- Where does Peter Laviolette rank among the Flyers all time coaches? [Bill Meltzer]
- Looking at NHL Equivalencies for the past two NHL drafts shows Nick Cousins as a strong pick in 2011: [NHLNumbers] but Scott Laughton as a risk in 2012: [NHLNumbers]
- A look at the new GM Connected mode in NHL 13 is pretty exciting: [Puck Daddy]
- On his day with the Cup, Dustin Brown raised over $12,000 for injured Marines and their families: [NHL.com]