Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*The Flyers dropped another attempt at a comeback on Saturday. Lost to the Leafs in OT. Recap!
*Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds made their basketball debut Sunday with the Harlem Globetrotters. Looked pretty fun.
*The Flyers shutdown line, centered by Sean Couturier's beard, continues to impress. [Flyers]
*Tim Panaccio held another Twitter Q&A, this time looking at the Andrew MacDonald trade and the Flyers' backup goalie situation.
*Speculating about what Andrew MacDonald will get paid should the Flyers offer him a contract. [BSH]
*Meltzer on the Flyers' post-Olympic record. [Hockeybuzz]
*Should the Flyers have made a move for Vanek or Moulson last week? [Philly.com]
*Steve Mason is going to get a ton of starts over the next few weeks. This is probably not a good thing. [BSH]
*Incredibly, there is still Shea Weber talk going on in Philadelphia. [Inquirer]
*Eric T. asks how we know if NHL analysis is any good. [SB Nation]
*NHL general managers will discuss changes to overtime and video review at their upcoming meeting. [Edmonton Journal]
*After being traded to the Capitals last week, Dustin Penner found himself stranded at the supermarket. He took to Twitter to find a ride home. [USA Today]
*Ten NHLers who were born to succeed in hockey. [Backhand Shelf]
*Finally, a look at the top-secret trade request application that players like Martin St. Louis used to escape their old teams. [Grantland]