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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
Senators tonight; a repeat of last week's match would be great. The game marks the start of a little home stand; preview it here!
Flyers will look to build on their road success tonight at home. [ CSN Philly]
*That road success can be attributed, in large part, to some excellent coaching from Craig Berube. [
Sean Couturier's confidence has been restored now that the team is allowing him to focus on his role as a shutdown center. [ Daily News]
Shayne Gostisbehere is getting a ton of attention lately, is awesome at hockey. [ BSH] [ NHL.com]
*Points are finally starting to come for
Wayne Simmonds. [ CSN Philly]
*If you're still struggling with the advanced statistics thing, here's a handy video to help illustrate their use. [
*The NHL's new
(author's note: it's also awful) playoff format, explained. [ ProHockeyTalk]
*The 24/7-style series we hinted at in yesterday's links has been revealed. Turns out it'll focus on the Olympics as well. Should be pretty, pretty awesome. [
SB Nation] [ Puck Daddy]
Chicago Blackhawks fan is having the most fun ever and puts the Philly dancing guy to shame. [ SB Nation]
*And finally, herein lies the beginning and end of your Christmas list. You're welcome. [