Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*The Flyers blew six power play opportunities last night and that's terrible, but make no mistake: they were robbed by piss-poor officiating. Recap. Scoring chances. Blah.
*In his short time with the Flyers, Steve Downie has been asked to play a lot of roles by Craig Berube. [Daily News]
*Speculating about Kimmo Timonen's future with the Flyers. [CSN Philly] [Inquirer]
*This is weird. Just go with it. [BSH]
*News out of the GMs meeting in Florida is that they all hate the shootout, so they're going to keep it. Huh? [Backhand Shelf]
*Another thing the GMs hate? The idea of a 3-on-3 overtime period. [CBC]
*A look at what has to change to prevent players from taking pucks to the head. [BS]
*Evgeni Malkin admitted that the Russian Olympic team had little in the way of chemistry. [Puck Daddy]
*Eight NHL players who "pulled a Luongo" and ended up back with the team they started with. [Grantland]
*Rich Peverley wanted to get back out on the ice after regaining consciousness Monday night. Does this make hockey players tougher than others? [National Post]
*The Canucks were up 3-0 heading into the third period against the Isles on Monday. They lost 7-4. The Twittering was hilarious. [The Province]