Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*It's hard to imagine how last night's game could've been worse. Here's a reaction thread if you feel like torturing yourself and a Rothencap because you also deserve nice things.
*Claude Giroux needs to shoot more. [BSH]
*Another player who would do well to put more pucks on net is Mark Streit, as we saw last night. [Inquirer]
*The Flyers' power play is not as good at home as it is on the road and it's probably your fault. [CSN Philly]
*This story about Craig Berube and Jeremy Roenick is awesome in every way. [BSH]
*The New York Rangers deny that they're a bunch of divers despite nationally televised diving. [NY Post]
*Gary Bettman thinks Philly is a great hockey town. Thanks, Gar. [Inquirer]
*The Montreal Canadiens are the first team through to the second round; they completed a sweep of the Bolts last night. [ProHockeyTalk]
*The finalists for the Lady Byng Trophy have been announced. [SB Nation]
*Matt Cooke will have an in-person hearing in regards to his knee-on-knee hit on Tyson Barrie. [Mile High Hockey]
*On why players like Matt Cooke aren't going anywhere and why supplementary discipline in the playoffs needs to improve.
*A look at where Columbus improved, by the numbers. [mc79hockey]
*The top-20 most Googled NHL players. [On The Forecheck]
*The NHL's new playoff format has turned out to be surprisingly not awful...[Grantland]
*...and a LOT of people are watching them. [ProHockeyTalk]
*Tomas Hertl has discovered Dave & Busters; is adorable. [Puck Daddy]
*And finally, hockey fights + 90s sitcom audience reactions = gold. [SBN]