Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*Panthers tonight! Puck drops at 730; the Flyers can clinch with a win tonight. Check back this afternoon for a preview of the game.
*On the Flyers' Zac Rinaldo dilemma. [Daily News]
*Speaking of Zac, he'll sit for the rest of the regular season. Shanny gave him four games. [BSH]
*Brayden Schenn reached the 20-goal milestone Sunday night. The 6th Flyer to do so. [BSH] [CSN Philly]
*Steve Mason is pretty rigid in his pre-game ritual; has questionable taste in music. [Flyers]
*It can be argued that the Flyers are still a bit lacking on the back end. [Inquirer]
*The Frozen Four starts this week, Thursday, to be precise. Check out this preview of the teams playing for the title and a fan guide with TV information for those who can't attend.
*The tournament may end up being a bit difficult depending on Philly's transit workers. [College Hockey News]
*Ilya Bryzgalov might hang them up at the end of the season and live off of his buyout millions. [ProHockeyTalk]
*And, in praise of Bryz, playoff goalie and reformed flake. [Puck Daddy]
*Dr. Eric T. makes his debut over at FiveThirtyEight with a piece on who the people pushing the NHL into advanced stats are. [FiveThirtyEight]
*The collapse of the Maple Leafs serves to bolster the advanced stats movement. [Deadspin]
*Nathan Horton might make history if he doesn't play vs. the Stars. [Sports Illustrated]