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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Game Day

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

  • Tonight's game will be shown of VERSUS: [NHL.com]
  • The game against the Sharks will present an unfamiliar challenge: [CSNPhilly]
  • Ville Leino missed practice yesterday with an illness: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • So Andreas Nodl took Leino's spot on the power play: [Frequent Flyers]
  • Nodl got his own 97 second feature on Sports Nite last night: [CSNPhilly]
  • Paul Holmgren says the NHL is letting the Flyers keep Michael Leighton on a conditioning loan for three games, longer than the CBA allows. Do we believe him? [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Either way, Homer pulled off a shrewd move to get two extra games. This is included mainly because I love the "BP Night" idea: [Flyers Goal Scored By...]
  • A really nice story on how Danny Briere has his off-ice issues solved. [Daily News]
  • Brian Boucher isn't worried about having three goalies on the NHL roster: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • The Phantoms recalled Garrett Klotz. [euroflyers]
  • NHL All-Star Balloting after three weeks: [NHL.com]
  • Ray Emery continues his attempted comeback from a career-threatening hip injury: [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Lastly, some fun with small sample sizes: Andreas Nodl is scoring 22.64 power play goals per 60 minutes and the Flyers are scoring 45.28 goals per 60 with Nodl on the ice." [BehindtheNet.ca]