*Well that was fun. The newly shuffled first line looked better than it has in weeks, eh? Great way to head into the weekend; RECAP!
*The Flyers will auction off baskets of the favorite things of players and front office staff before their December 17 game against the Capitals. A full list of the items can be found here. Some of them are kind of hilarious.
*After that crappy road trip the top line was juggled a bit last night (and looked better). [Inquirer]
*Newest NHL power rankings round up. Spoiler alert: the Flyers aren't good. [BSH]
*Craig Berube and his players (and their fans) are not satisfied with the way they played during their road trip. [CSN Philly]
*Paul Stewart on the difficulty American officials can have breaking into the big leagues. [Hockeybuzz]
*Ten NHLers who seemed like a lock for Sochi that don't seem like a lock anymore. [Puck Daddy]
*On the inconsistency of NHL goaltenders. [SB Nation]
*Dr. Eric T. on how to bring shot quality into player evaluation. [SBN]
*24/7 starts tomorrow! Let's try and guess who will break out as the Ilya Bryzgalov-style star of the show. [Grantland]
*And finally, in case you missed it yesterday, go look at this. It will warm your heart all weekend long.