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Thursday Morning Fly By: Americans Back In Action, Forsberg Speaks

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

  • Yesterday's Olympic scores... FIN 5, BLR 1 - SWE 2, GER 0 - CZE 3, SLO 1
  • Zach Parise feels that USA's top line will have to be better than they were on Tuesday as the tournament goes forward. []
  • USA coach Ron Wilson says that Ryan Miller is expected to make every start for his team in the tournament. What's that sound? Sabres fans jumping off of bridges? [USA Today]
  • Looking at what might be Kimmo Timonen's fourth and final Olympics. [FGSB]
  • According to Mirtle's playoff push, the Flyers will have to go 10-12-0 after the Olympic break to make the postseason. By his current calculation, it's going to take 87 points to qualify in the East this season. [Globe on Hockey]
  • More from Mirtle: a proposition to fix Olympic hockey from blowouts. I suppose it could work for the women, but his proposal is for the men. [Mirtle]
  • Peter Forsberg on an NHL return next season: 'I kinda doubt it, but it's not something I'm thinking about.' [Puck Daddy]
  • !!!!!!!!!! [The 700 Level]