Tuesday Morning Fly By: Happy Free Agent Frenzy Day!

Joel Auerbach

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

*The Flyers issued qualifying offers to some - but not all - of their restricted free agents. [Flyers]

*Kurt looks at a few possible free agents targets for the Flyers to fill their vacancy in the backup goaltender position. [BSH]

*One thing Ron Hextall hoped to accomplish with this weekend's draft was to find talent in the later rounds, which the Flyers have struggled with. [CSN Philly]

*The Flyers' biggest hurdle to improvement continues to be their terrible cap situation. [Daily News]

*Eric T. on how to exploit an uncertain goalie market. [Outnumbered]

*Go vote in the Brayden Schenn v. Mark Streit matchup in the Flyers' Play of the Year bracket. [Flyers]

*We were really close to being rid of Vincent Lecavalier. So close. [CSN Philly]

*Dan Boyle and Matt Niskanen top the list of UFA defensemen available today. [NHL.com]

*Ranking the top-40 NHL free agents. [SB Nation]

*James Reimer would like out of Toronto... [ProHockeyTalk]

*...and Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges refuses to go into Toronto. [Habs Eyes on the Prize]

*Danny Briere has been traded from Montreal to Colorado in exchange for P.A. Parenteau. [HEOTP]

*A closer look at the Gunnarsson-for-Polak trade that happened this weekend. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*By this point I think we all know that anything Paul Stewart writes is worth reading. You'll enjoy this if you're a fan of professional wrestling. [Hockeybuzz]

*On calculating expected NHL shooting percentages. [HEOTP]

*And finally, DGB recaps his experience at the draft in Philadelphia. [Grantland]

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