Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*Pretty nice little game in Edmonton on Saturday night eh? It'd be awesome if all the 10PM starts fell on the weekends, but we have one tonight too as the boys head into Vancouver. Recap of the Oilers game here; check back this afternoon to preview tonight's late-night matchup!
*Meltzer on Saturday's game as well as an assessment of Craig Berube's coaching tenure thus far.
*ASF on the game and the excellent decisions we're seeing from Coach Berube and the Flyers' sneakily good power play.
*Coach addresses the media about what the team needs to do to continue road success. [Flyers]
*Michael Raffl is impressive. [CSN Philly]
*Anthony Stolarz got his first start of the WJC in Team USA's Sunday rout of zee Germans. [USA Hockey]
*Since Claude Giroux found his game the Flyers have been picking up steam. [Inquirer]
*On the red line and the two-ref system in the NHL. [Hockeybuzz]
*Eric T. on which goalies make the big, clutch saves. [SB Nation]
*On this week's episode of 24/7 we all learned that the Dion Phaneuf contract extension is all but done. [Puck Daddy] [SBN]
*Puck Daddy continues their end-of-year top ten lists with the top ten players of 2013 and the top ten heartwarming hockey moments of 2013.
*An interesting look into the life of an hockey goal judge. [Cleveland.com]
*Patrick Roy's son threw a pretty crazy tantrum after being ejected from a game recently. [Deadspin]
*Speaking of tantrums, a Czech forward pushed a ref down during an WJC game. That's typically frowned upon (and in this case, resulted in a one game suspension). [SBN]
*And finally, Evgeni Malkin has a dandruff shampoo commercial. It's...frightening. [PD]