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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
Chicago Blackhawks tonight, in another one of NBCSN's rivalry nights. The Flyers have a lot of rivals, it would seem. Check back later for a preview of the game.
Steve Mason continues his road blog; his final post centers on the team's time in Ottawa and the trip down to Chicago. [ Flyers]
*In the wake of another shootout loss, a look at the Flyers shootout stats. [
Jakub Voracek ended a pretty long goal drought Monday night. Hopefully it marks the return of his superhero alter-ego, Jake Scoreacek. [ CSN Philly]
*A look at how the $71 million dollar salary cap will impact the Flyers. [
*Jay Rosehill's job is punching people in the face, and he would appreciate it if you stopped trying to make him stop. [
*Since we're seeing them tonight, here's a funny little interview with
Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. [ ESPN]
*Eric T. on estimating player value and the
Henrik Lundqvist contract. [ SB Nation]
*Speaking of Dr. T., he's featured in this article on the NHL's adoption of statistical analysis. [
Winnipeg Jets will get an outdoor game. Phoenix wants one too. [ SBN]
Penguins- Bruins madness and minimizing reckless behavior in hockey. [ Backhand Shelf]
*And finally, which forwards are currently helping or hurting their teams when it comes to drawing/taking penalties. [