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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Flyers getting healthy, Leafs press for Winter Classic

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The Flyers warm up at Olympia Arena in Detroit, date unknown. via <a href="">Mr. History on Flickr</a>
The Flyers warm up at Olympia Arena in Detroit, date unknown. via Mr. History on Flickr

Your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news...

  • Last night's NHL scores... BOS 3, PIT 0 - MIN 5, TOR 2 - CGY 1, MTL 0 - OTT 4, EDM 3 (SO) - STL 6, VAN 1 - SJS 4, NSH 3
  • Yesterday, the traditional media teamed up to talk about Ray Emery gearing up to play his old team. Today, they've all got the same story again -- Danny Briere and James van Riemsdyk practiced and could play tomorrow. [Inquirer] - [Daily News] - [CSN Philly]
  • Former Flyers coach Ken Hitchcock will coach his 1,000th NHL game this evening. [Blue Jackets]
  • Toronto GM Brian Burke is pressing the league for an outdoor game in Toronto, held at soccer stadium BMO Field. [Globe & Mail]
  • Some think, however, that the stadium would be a horrible venue for a Winter Classic. [G&M]
  • While Toronto presses, Syracuse of the American Hockey League knows they will hold an outdoor game this February. It was made official this week. [Syracuse Post-Standard]
  • With hockey now more violent than ever (debatable), can small teams be successful? Some historical perspective. [Hockey Or Die]
  • Just because everybody stands up during a shootout doesn't mean it's a good idea. [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Ad's in the net. Oh, minor league hockey. [Puck Daddy]