*Both The Inquirer and CSN Philly have noticed that Claude Giroux is more effective the fewer minutes he plays. This was a great article when ASF wrote it three weeks ago.
*Bill Meltzer wraps up the performance of the Flyers' prospects at the World Junior Tournament. [Hockeybuzz]
*The Flyers will need to keep the pedal down if they want to remain a playoff team for the second half of the season. [Daily News]
*In better injury-related news, Erik Gustafsson is taking "huge steps" in practice and we might see the return of Michael Raffl tonight. Hooray!
*Team Canada will announce their Olympic roster today. [ProHockeyTalk]
*Yesterday we got roster announcements from the Czechs, the Slovenians, and the Swiss. [IIHF]
*Even before their roster announcement, Canada remains on top of the current Olympic power rankings. [SB Nation]
*It's always fun to see whose sweater was the best selling of the year. Nice to see number 7 on the list, number 1 in your hearts Captain Claude Giroux make an appearance. [Puck Daddy]
*And finally, this interview with a former amateur hockey player who suffered a spinal injury after crashing into the boards is worth a listen. He's trying to push for a kind of NHL warning track, the "look up line", that would alert players looking at the puck that they're going to hit the boards. [Here & Now]