*Sean Couturier has been locked in for another two cheap years. Fantastic news.
*The schedule was released, meaning we can all plan our lives for the next year. Meltzer on the schedule, Philly.com with key dates for the Flyers, a look at the TV schedule, old and new rivalries within the new division, and just how many miles teams will log during the 2013-14 season.
*Eric T. looks at the ups and downs in the Flyers schedule and the benefits of rest. (BSH)
*The league realignment brings about an new postseason format. (SB Nation)
*Looking at the goaltender interference rule. (Hockey Wilderness)
*Understanding real-time stats like hits and blocked shots. (Backhand Shelf)
*And finally, if you don't feel like understanding advanced stats, DGB will help you fake it. [Ed. note: I strongly urge you to read this if you don't know about hockey stats but have any interest in learning. It's really, really good.] (Grantland)