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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Where Mike Richter Gets Worse Eight Years After Retiring

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(Try that again. It's Tuesday. Tuesday. Tuesday. I'm a maroon.)

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

  • Matt Read will return on Wednesday: [Frequent Flyers] [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Winter Classic Jersey Speculation! GAHHHHH: [SB Nation Philly] [Puck Daddy] [icethetics]
  • Maxime Talbot is filling his role as "glue guy" quite well, something the Flyers haven't had since Ian Laperriere: [CSNPhilly]
  • Jim Jackson's weekly feature, including whether the Flyers break will help or hurt: [CSNPhilly]
  • Arguing that Paul Holmgren's strategy of signing undrafted free agents is paying off: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Future Flyers Weekly Report starring Brendan Ranford and Niko Hovinen: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Power Rankings for Week 4, where some teams are still defying the odds: [SB Nation Philly]
  • Travis wonders how Scott Arniel still has a job by looking at how terrible the Blue Jackets played: [SBNation.com]
  • Another excerpt on how Grant Fuhr treated the media, and how nothing has changed in how useless interviews are: [Flyers Goal Scored By...]
  • Scary sight as Daniel Paille took a slapshot to the face. Warning, there's a graphic photo of his helmet: [Puck Daddy]
  • Justin Bourne sees how well Mike Smith is doing in Phoenix and wonders if maybe it was Dave Tippett, not Ilya Bryzgalov, that made the Coyotes good: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Sharks coach Todd McLellan disputed his team's poor PK performance with analysis Eric explained last year: [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • A really good look at how coaches are using their players, only this time looking at number of faceoffs in each zone per 60 minutes of play: [The Copper & Blue]
  • Mike Richter wasn't as good as everyone thinks. Why? Home scorer bias: [Brodeur is a Fraud]
  • A monthly recap of trends that will and won't continue in the NHL: [Driving Play]