Friday Morning Fly By: In which there is a legion of doom!

Jim McIsaac

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

*Somehow, the brain trust over at The 700 Level has started to understand advanced stats. Does Eric T. know how to "Inception" people? That's my working theory to explain how this happened.

*The LA Kings have replaced Ron Hextall with former player Rob Blake. (SB Nation)

*R.J. Umberger doesn't have a Flyers tattoo; would appreciate it if you shut up about it already. (BSH)

*Meltzer with a top-10 list of Flyers players who were never drafted. (Hockeybuzz)

*ASF interviews the Legion of Doom. They're still awesome. (Flyers)

*The Flyers' new ECHL affiliate wears Rangers colors. Eww. (BSH)

*How much do 'character guys' matter to a hockey team? (Backhand Shelf)

*The NHL's concussion rate had been unaffected by the rule changes designed to affect it. (SB Nation)

*A couple of big contract extensions were signed yesterday; Dustin Brown signs for 8 years with the Kings and the Avalanche will keep Matt Duchene for 5 more years.

*The release of next season's schedule is being held up by the still unresolved Sochi Olympics issue. (NHL)

*Former Flyer Luke Richardson will remain the Sens AHL coach for another year. (CBC)

*Stats learnin': zone starts edition. (HEotP)

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