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Thursday Morning Fly By: Another Win, Phantoms Win, and Carter in Olympics

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

  • Last night's NHL scores... Flyers 3 - Devils 2 (OT); NAS 2 - NYR 1; CLB 3 - SJ 1; MTL 6 - WAS 5 (OT); PIT 3 - NYI 1; PHO 3 - MIN 2; COL 4 - ATL 3 (OT); ANA 3 - EDM 2
  • Recaps of last night's win: [BSH] [NHL] [In Lou We Trust] [Inquirer] [CSNPhilly] [DelCoTimes] [The700level] [SanFilippo] [Daily News]
  • The Flyers are tied for 7th in the East after last night's win.
  • The Phantoms beat Rochester 3-1 last night behind goals by Jonathon Kalinski, Sean Curry, and Jason WardJohan Backlund made 25 saves. [PostStar] [PostStar]
  • Joacim Eriksson got the win in relief yesterday, making 19 saves on 21 shots.  He is now second in the league with a 92.75 save percentage. [euroflyers] [euroflyers]
  • Speaking of Eriksson, rumor is he's expected to sign with the Flyers this summer. [euroflyers]
  • Tim McManus wrote a story on Mika Pyorala. [PostStar]
  • The Capitals finally lost last night, but it wasn't without controversy.  This goal has been compared to Sami Kapanen's goal against the Caps in Game 7, but what about when Scott Hartnell negated a Flyers goal recently? [Puck Daddy]
  • Jeff Carter has been told to go to Vancouver Sunday in case Ryan Getzlaf can't play. [John Boruk]
  • More Olympic stories:  First, Chris Pronger and Team Canada [Inquirer], then Kimmo Timonen and Team Finland [Inquirer], and then back to Canada with Mike Richards [Daily News] and Jeff Carter [Daily News].
  • Maybe this is Olympic news too, but Team Latvia deserves it's only bullet.  Pride of Latvia, Oskars Bartulis! [Inquirer]
  • Turco? Who needs Turco when you have Leighton! [Inquirer]
  • A look at how shift length has changed over the past decade. [Behind The Net]
  • Bob McKenzie looks at why Montreal won't be trading a goalie at the deadline. [TSN]
  • After last night's game, the Flyers had to dig their cars out again. [Flyers]
  • And finally, in case you missed it in Travis' recap, via Deadspin comes this hilarious video from last night's game: