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Monday Morning Fly By: Too Much Talk About Reagan Lately

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

  • Recaps of yesterday's win: [BSH] [CSNPhilly] [Inquirer] [] [Philly Sports Daily] [Flyers Faithful] [Forsythe and the Flyers] [] []
  • Apparently, Nik Zherdev missed the game with a "lower-body injury": [Philly Sports Daily]
  • The Phantoms beat Springfield in a shootout on Friday, 3-2. Recap: [] Live Blog: []
  • They followed that up with a 2-1 win over Albany on Saturday. Notes & Quotes: [] Live Blog: []
  • Scary story out of that game was Marc-Andre Bourdon getting knocked unconscious in a fight. Here's video: [Forsythe and the Flyers]
  • Lots of stories on the three goalies over the weekend, but here are just a couple. Asking if Sergei Bobrovsky is the odd man out [CSNPhilly] and saying that the situation is a problem: [Inquirer]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped all 24 shots he faced on Friday for his second shutout of the season: [euroflyers]
  • He followed it up by stopping 33 of 34 in a 2-1 win yesterday: [euroflyers]
  • Joacim Eriksson stopped 36 of 38, then 4 of 6 in the shootout during a 3-2 loss: [euroflyers]
  • Shocking News! The Winter Classic resulted in some pretty good ratings. [Puck Daddy]
  • Travis Hughes asks, Why didn't we think to put the game in primetime before though? []
  • Tim Panaccio has a source that says the Flyers returning to the WC next year is a long shot: [CSNPhilly]
  • Stefan Legein had a rant about the World Juniors, but it's rather comforting knowing his past: []
  • The Phantoms are also living through something which may be called momentum. Specifically, Greg Moore, Brian Stewart, and the team defense seem to be on a roll: []
  • Aggregated Power Rankings for week 12: [From The Rink]
  • The top 10 Flyers moments in 2010: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Wondering if Marc-Andre Fleury truly is inconsistent, but the interesting point here is that since 06-07, 22.4% of games have resulted in a starting goalie giving up 4 or more goals. [Hockey Prospectus]
  • In case you missed it, the Lightning acquired Dwayne Roloson for Ty Wishart: []
  • Looking back at Connecticut's miserable, disappointing, sad fail at bringing back the "Whale" [icethetics]
  • Lastly, a humorous mock-argument over the credit a mayor deserves for cutting a ribbon, in place of how much credit a goalie deserves for being replacement level: [Brodeur is a Fraud]