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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Backlund Speaks

Name that Former Flyer!
Name that Former Flyer!

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

  • Johan Backlund is recovering slowly from surgery, but this quote was troubling: "But I was forced to keep playing because our other goalies also had injuries and it ended up making my injury worse." [EuroFlyers]
  • Peter Laviolette answers some questions: [Flyers]
  • Sarah Baicker breaks them down: [Flyer & Ice]
  • An open letter to Peter Forsberg: [From the Rink]
  • Five Eastern Conference sophomores to watch next year: [From the Rink]
  • Jakub Kovar gave up one goal in 30 minutes... to his little brother. [euroflyers]
  • A terribly awful Forbes list of the Best American Sports Fans list: [Puck Daddy]
  • A professional athlete's guide to Twitter: [Down Goes Brown]
  • The Panthers hosted a "Root Beer Summit" for the two mites who tried to fight: [Puck Daddy]
  • Looking at the Trapezoid Rule and whether it really is causing injuries: [SBNation]