Monday Morning Fly By: We have Eric Desjardins days until hockey.

Harry How

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

*Canada's Olympic camp is starting and Ginger Jesus is skipping it in favor of recovery from his golf injury. That's good for us, I suppose.

*How bad is it to be a Philadelphia sports fan right now? (Philly.com)

*Meltzer's thoughts on Giroux's camp-skipping and a look possible candidates for a retired number in Philadelphia.

*ASF with an excellent piece on defenseman Mark Alt. (Flyers)

*With the realignment, the balance of power in the NHL may have shifted east. (Puck Daddy)

*How newly-acquired Mikhail Grabovski fits in on the Capitals. (Japers' Rink)

*Roberto Luongo opened up about eeeevvvveerrrything to TSN this weekend. (Nucks Misconduct)

*Canada's Olympic team seems pretty set...so how's about the Americans? (Sports Illustrated)

*It looks like hockey is gaining in popularity worldwide. (SB Nation)

*The Pens' numbers, with and without Crosby/Malkin. (mc79hockey)

*There is some serious fishiness surrounding the hacking of a writer looking into the financial records of the Ottawa Senators. (SB Nation)

*BSHer and future benevolent overlord PierceC looks at the value of small players in the NHL draft. (BSH)

*Finally, here's a video showcasing the evolution of NHL logos set to jaunty music. Please to enjoy.

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