Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*VICTORY! Wonderful Schenn-tastic victory! It's a streak!
LOLPens! Recap! Also the always great scoring chance summary from BSHer RedWire.
*In light of last night's advertised rivalry, here's a cool look back at the night Flyers fans paid their respects to Mario Lemieux. [Puck Daddy]
*The Ginger Line has been on fire, no? [Flyers]
*Meltzer on last night's win. [Hockeybuzz]
*In addition to goalie fights and bullying, the NHL's general managers also discussed reducing shootouts and the new hideous playoff format. [Puck Daddy]
*Big news yesterday came out of Buffalo, where they blew up the front office. [Die By The Blade]
*A look at those Sabres firings and hirings and whether they're the right moves to improve a team that can't get much worse. [SB Nation]
*Longtime Colorado Avalanche forward Milan Hejduk has confirmed that he retiring. [Mile High Hockey]
*A few notable quotes from the recent PrimeTime Sports Management Conference reveal that NHL GMs hate blogs and read SB Nation. [Backhand Shelf Part One, Part Two]
*The inventor of the peg that holds the net in place on the ice comments on how his invention probably saved Steven Stamkos' career. [Tampa Bay Times]
*On the relationship between age and faceoff wins. [mc79hockey]
*A former NHL captain on what makes a good dressing room. [Hockeybuzz]
*Still a lot of trade rumors flying around, although that Yakupov one seems to be losing altitude. [SBN]
*And finally, former NHLer Bryan Berard helped to bring down a massive fraud ring. That's pretty cool. [NY Daily News]