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

  • In case you missed it, the Flyers' "Energy Line" got owned by Carolina right after the team had pulled to within one. A video breakdown: [SB Nation Philly]
  • Jaromir Jagr hopes to play tonight: [CSNPhilly] [Frequent Flyers] [Philly Sports Daily] [Inquirer]
  • Matt Read is an early front-runner for the Calder: []
  • The Flyers are a tough team to figure out right now: [The Checking Line]
  • But the offseason upheaval hasn't slowed down the Flyers or Panthers so far: [Off The Post]
  • This article is being linked because of how cliche and short-sighted it is. Ilya Bryzgalov goes six straight games giving up 2 or fewer goals, but as soon as he gives up 4, he is "overwhelmed by the contract and the expectations" and "it is obvious bad stuff is going though the goalie’s brain". Give it up, Jay: [CSNPhilly]
  • Ed Snider opened another youth hockey rink in the city: [Daily News]
  • Eric Lindros and Bobby Clarke have settled their feud, or at least mutually agreed to move on: [Inquirer]
  • Marc-Andre Bourdon became the 474th ECHL player to reach the NHL, but who's counting? [The ECHL]
  • Niko Hovinen stopped 21 of 24 shots in a 3-2 loss: [euroflyers]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped 30 of 33 shots in a 3-0 loss: [euroflyers]
  • Debating heavyweight fighters in the NHL isn't something we've done in awhile. Maybe this point/counterpoint will start that again: [Flyers Faithful]
  • The Predators placed Niclas Bergfors on waivers. I'm intrigued, even though the Flyers can't claim him: [On the Forecheck]
  • Kyle Turris finally caved to Phoenix's demands, signing for $2.8 million over two years: [Puck Daddy]
  • Summarizing the deeper look at AHL translations, using some examples from this season: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Lindros. Primeau. Crosby. They have a lot in common, however uncomfortable that makes you. [The New York Times]