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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Leighton and Lappy and a Loss

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

  • Look for a new edition of BSH Radio later today.
  • Recaps of last night's loss: [Delcotimes.com] [phillyburbs.com]
  • In case you missed the news, Michael Leighton will be out at least a month with a bulging disc while Ian Laperriere is out indefinitely with post-concussion syndrome: [Frequent Flyers] [delcotimes.com] [CSNPhilly] [The700Level.com] [phillyburbs.com] [Daily News] [Puck Daddy]
  • The transcript of the conference call with reporters: [HockeyBuzz.com]
  • Anthony SanFilippo has the transcript of his interview with Ian Laperriere: [In the Room]
  • For those who don't like transcripts, here are articles about Laperriere saying he lied to himself: [Delcotimes.com] [CSNPhilly]
  • What Leighton's injury means for Adirondack.  Hint: It's good for Nic Riopel: [PostStar.com]
  • Frank Seravalli posts video of what the injuries mean for the Flyers: [Frequent Flyers]
  • Bill Guerin is locked into a roster battle in camp.  But he probably benefits from Laperriere's injury: [CSNPhilly]
  • Ten questions entering Phantoms training camp: [PostStar.com]
  • Adam Morrison was sent back to his juniors team: [The StarPhoenix]
  • Jacob De Serres is still hanging around Brandon as fellow 20-year old netminder Andrew Hayes was cut: [Luber's Lounge]
  • A good take on why voluntary retirement is often not an option. [Flyers Goal Scored By...]
  • Odd news if you weren't in the thread last night: "Ray Emery may come into play in a few months. Training in Toronto now, but needs time to fully rehab injury." [DarrenDreger]
  • Kyle Okposo needs shoulder surgery, effectively making the Islanders a one-man team: [kausatoday]
  • Lastly, previewing the Eastern Conference: "Panthers - The good: Could introduce a "take a slapshot at an orphan" promotion and still not be the most hated sports team in Miami." [Down Goes Brown]