Thursday Morning Fly By: Ahh, playoff overtime. Nothing better.

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

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

*What a well-played hockey game between two evenly matched teams. An equally fine effort put forth by both sides.

*The Boston Bruins' typically stay-at-home defense has been an offensive force during these playoffs. (SCoC)

*Duncan Keith has been Shanabanned for one game for sticking Jeff Carter in the face. He seemed genuinely sorry about it though.

*Kerry Fraser weighs in on the "intent" of Keith's infraction. (TSN)

*Looks like a Flyers-Pens game at Beaver Stadium just might happen. (Philly.com)

*Slewfooting seems to happen way more often than it should, and usually without penalty. (Backhand Shelf)

*Welcome back to Philly, Niitty. (Flyers)

*Meltzer compares Shinkaruk and Max Domi since they'll likely be available when the Flyers pick at 11. He also weighs in on the Mark Streit conversation. (Hockeybuzz)

*Ever wonder what Oskars Bartulis has been up to? (Flyers Faithful)

*On how the Flyers came to be called the Flyers. (Flyers)

*A day in the life of a backup goaltender on a playoff team. (Battle of California)

*DGB's brief history of the Conference Finals. (DownGoesBrown)

*Sports Illustrated with a couple of awesome cover shots to accompany a story about how great the NHL postseason is. (SI.com)

*The Preds fans mush "The Red Wedding" and sports fandom together. Eh why not? (On the Forecheck)

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