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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
Devils a Bettman Point wasn't the best idea but Brayden Schenn was nearly gutted by a hockey skate and came back to win the game in overtime. That's awesome. RECAP!
*Right back at it tonight, at home, against the
Montreal Canadiens. Check back for the preview.
*So....Team Canada. Does not contain any
Claude Giroux. Seems foolish. [ BSH] [ Philly.com]
*Claude Giroux addressed the media about being left off of the roster. [
*Rosters for both the Swedes and the Russians were also revealed yesterday.
Sweden looks pretty stacked, while the Russians are kinda week on defense.
*All told, the
Flyers will send five of their players to Sochi in a few weeks, meaning most of our key guys will get some much-needed rest. [ Flyers]
*The Flyers are focusing inward rather than trying to play catch-up with the Division-leading
Penguins. [ CSN Philly]
*A look at the ten biggest Team Canada snubs. [
*The easy target on the Canada roster seems to be
Chris Kunitz, who Steve Yzerman maintains absolutely belongs on his team. [ ProHockeyTalk]
*Eric T. looks at the numbers to see how playing with
Sidney Crosby affects Chris Kunitz's game. [ SB Nation]
*Another enjoyable anecdote from Paul Stewart, about a trip he took to Montreal during his reffing days. [
*On why the hockey world really, really needs to calm down with the outdoor games. [
SBN College Hockey]
*NHL attendance numbers are beginning to surpass NBA numbers. [
*And finally, an all-snub international roster of hockey playing misfits that could challenge any team in Sochi for the gold. [