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Monday Morning Fly By: Defending ESPN On Hockey Coverage... Or Something

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

  • The Flyers made two-signings late last week. The big one, of course, was the signing of Nikolai Zherdev to a one-year deal. [BSH] [CSN] [Puck Daddy]
  • And they also signed Greg Moore, a minor league winger with a small bit of NHL experience, to a one-year deal. [CSN]
  • What to expect from Zherdev. [Hockey or Die]
  • Fear The Fin gathered some reaction to Evgeni Nabokov's return to Russia. [FTF]
  • Kovalchuk might actually put pen to paper today. Or he might not. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • ESPN's "independent" ombudsman, Don Ohlmeyer, tries to defend ESPN's coverage of hockey by arguing that since hockey is in the Top 10 plays every once in a while, it's fair coverage. [ESPN]
  • Puck Daddy points out the absurdity there. [Puck Daddy]
  • Lastly, be sure to vote in the confidence poll on the left sidebar.