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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*Big news Friday was
Erik Gustafsson leaving the Flyers to play in the KHL. Can't really blame him. [ BSH] [ Hockeybuzz] [ Flyers]
Philadelphia Flyers 2013-14 Year in Review: Braydon Coburn. And Nicklas Grossman. And Steve Downie.
*Forty years ago today, the Flyers won their first Stanley Cup. [
*Ron Hextall tells fans not to expect any major changes to the team to be made this offseason. [
*Part two of the Flyers' "Sight Unseen" series of unreleased photos is fun to flip through. [
*Keith Primeau is finally - after all of these years - healthy, and he wants to come back to hockey. [
on the "best player available" drafting strategy and a wrap up of the weekend's action at the Worlds.
*Speaking of this weekend's action; the semifinals got underway this weekend, with
the Blackhawks taking game one v. the Kings and the Rangers absolutely destroying the Canadiens Saturday afternoon.
Alex Ovechkin was injured pretty badly at the World Championships this weekend. [ SB Nation]
Columbus Blue Jackets are looking to trade R.J. Umberger. [ The Cannon]
*Twitter responded to the
Milan Lucic handshake drama with predictable hilarity. [ The Huffington Post]
*This explanation of why the rest of Canada cannot root for the Canadiens is
hilarious. [ The Globe & Mail]
Teemu Selanne played his last game of his NHL career Friday night. He will be missed. [ Puck Daddy]