*Don't forget we've got Montreal and Carolina over the weekend. Previews and game threads on game day, as always.
*The Phantoms will also play Saturday, beginning their last season in upstate New York. (BSH)
*Wednesday's opener against the Leafs might have been different had the Flyers done better than 1-for-7 on the power play. (CSN Philly)
*One fan's take on what went wrong in game one. (BSH)
*Even with the loss, the opener offered a few hints that this year will be much, much better than the last. (Philly.com)
*Some Vezina Trophy predictions that may not be who you'd thought they'd be. (On The Forecheck)
*The anti-fighting crowd is still going, this time attempting to illustrate that the threat of a fight doesn't actually deter any other bad behavior on the ice. Thankfully, the Islanders fans brought a bit of levity to the conversation.
*The Flyers have a new goal song. Hooray? (BSH)
*The league has changed/will be enforcing a rule governing the length of a goalie's paddle. (SB Nation)
*Thirty NHLers spoke anonymously with ESPN about realignment, PEDs, and various and sundry hockey issues. (ESPN)