If you look hard enough, the Therien will reveal himself to you. - Jim McIsaac
Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*Devils again tonight! Should be a party.
*Tonight we'll see Wayne Simmonds in place of the injured Jakub Voracek. (Philly.com)
*Paul Holmgren has some big decisions to make in the next couple of days. (CSN Philly)
*Meltzer takes a closer look at the Flyers' Tuesday night loss to the Devils. (Hockeybuzz)
*One positive to come out of that loss was the performance of Claude Giroux, who appears to have recovered nicely from his freakish golf injury. (Flyers)
*On the possibility that Scott Laughton will make the team heading into the regular season. (Philly.com)
*Previewing the Flyers' current crop of wingers. (The Checking Line)
*You know those rumors about a Flyers-Pens outdoor game in Beaver Stadium? Word is that the Sabres are going to ruin that for us. (SB Nation)
*Playing against the Penguins might be more annoying this year as they look to implement a Tampa Bay Lightning-style 1-3-1 forecheck. (The Hockey Writers)
*Rivalries to look forward to in the 2013-2014 season. (The Hockey News)
*There have been quite a lot of disciplinary actions this preseason. Lighthouse Hockey breaks them down for us. (LH)
*Every now and again, an on-ice act of violence incites a debate about whether or not criminal charges should be a part of dealing with said violence. (mc79hockey)
*And finally, the new Coyotes owners are actively encouraging their fans to tailgate in the arena lot before games. Well played, new owners. (PHT)