Tuesday Morning Fly By: T-minus Darroll Powe days and counting.

Jim McIsaac

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

*Peter Laviolette opens up to the media on his work with USA Hockey. (BSH)

*Speaking of USA Hockey, the way the NHL season plays out will have an impact on who will play goal for the US in Sochi. (SB Nation)

*Team Canada is disappointed that Claude Giroux skipped camp due to injury. (BSH)

*The Canadians spent their time at camp yesterday playing ball hockey since they can't take the ice yet. (SB Nation)

*This may end up being the last Olympics for NHL players, which would be a huge bummer. (Winnipeg Free Press)

*Part two of PierceC's look at the value of small players in the draft. (BSH)

*Max Talbot is excited for this season and thinks the Flyers are a playoff team again. (The Hockey Guys)

*On the idea of a hockey Champions League. (Stanley Cup of Chowder)

*Era-adjusted all-time leading scorers by season. (Copper & Blue)

*Alex Pietrangelo is still not signed, but isn't thinking of holding out. (TSN)

*An advanced stat that measures truculence? Sure why not. (Pension Plan Puppets)

*Evgeni Malkin may be an evil, evil troll, but even trolls are adorable with small children on skates. (PensBurgh)

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