Thursday Morning Fly By: Now with actual Flyers-related news!

Bruce Bennett

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

*The Flyers made a trade! Now let's see what people have to say about it:

*Meltzer on the acqusition, as well as some good stuff on Brayden Schenn's potential. (Hockeybuzz)

*ASF with the Streit talk. Streit talk! (Flyers)

*Travis on why this trade is not a long-term solution. (BSH)

*Bob MacKenzie seems to think this trade confirms the fates of Briere and Bryz. (Puck Daddy)

*A look at the trade from the Islanders' perspective. (Lighthouse Hockey)

*Oh hey, there was a hockey game last night. And it was a good one.

*This makes a pretty good case for rooting against Boston. (BSH)

*Eric T. tries to help an economist fix a regression model that has Kent Huskins as the NHL's #2 defenseman. (NHL Numbers)

*A very thorough look at Mark Streit's advanced stats. (LHH)

*The Art Institute of Chicago makes a pretty large showing of support for their Blackhawks. (Backhand Shelf)

*A few suggested coaching adjustments Laviolette may consider. (Flyers Faithful)

*Last night, Jaromir Jagr played his first Stanley Cup Finals game in 21 years. (Philly.com)

*Gary Bettman delivered his State of the League address yesterday. (SB Nation)

*A really interesting look at a week with the North Korean hockey team. (Deadspin)

*And finally, a gallery of Gary Bettman with various playoff beards photoshopped onto his face. Bettman with Toews-face looks kinda like President Lincoln... (Puck Daddy)

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