Thursday Morning Fly By: Today is neither postgame nor pregame; let's relax.

Bruce Bennett

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

*Travis talks a city down off of its bridges by calmly pointing out that the Flyers actually played a good game of hockey on Tuesday. [BSH]

*Of course, it wouldn't be Philly without someone calling Claude Giroux a bad captain. These guys... [Daily News]

*Ginger Jesus says the Flyers will even the series on Friday. If we've learned nothing else we've learned that Claude Giroux doesn't break his promises. [Inquirer]

*ASF on what the coaching staff plans to adjust after game three. [Flyers]

*Kurt looks at how Craig Berube's line matching changed at home. [BSH]

*This guy says the Flyers have no reason to be confident heading into game four. Gotta love how they all come out of the woodwork when things go slightly south. [Inquirer]

*We'll likely see Steve Mason tomorrow; he spoke with the media about the possibility of a game four start. [Flyers]

*BSHer Andrew D. looks at Brayden Schenn's point production. [BSH]

*Now that the Phantoms are finished the "Black Aces" have arrived to practice with the team for the remainder of the playoffs. [Flyers]

*Finalists for the Calder Trophy have been announced. [Puck Daddy]

*Gary Bettman was in Philadelphia Tuesday and answered some questions about expansion, concussions, and more. [BSH]

*Matt Cooke has been suspended seven games for his knee on Colorado's Tyson Barrie. [TSN]

*For some reason, more people are watching the NBA than are watching the NHL playoffs. [Forbes]

*Offensive zone faceoffs by the numbers. [mc79hockey]

*On the idiocy of hockey's unwritten code. [Mile High Sports]

*The hilarious Jimmy Fallon gets into the playoff spirit with some hockey superlatives. [TSN]

*And finally, if you missed last night's edition of BSH Radio, catch the podcast here.

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