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Friday Morning Fly By: Do You Want Matt Walker To Clear? I Haven't Decided Yet

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There are only 8 photos of Matt Walker in a Flyers jersey in our AP/Getty database. And one of them isn't even him  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
There are only 8 photos of Matt Walker in a Flyers jersey in our AP/Getty database. And one of them isn't even him (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...

  • Frank Seravalli chimes in on Matt Walker, saying he's "likely to play" today, adding "A source close to the situation said he believes '99 percent' that" no one will claim Walker: [Frequent Flyers]
  • Chris Pronger is concerned over his mystery virus: [delcotimes.com] [CSNPhilly] [Inquirer] [Philly Sports Daily] [NHL Hot Stove] [The Checking Line]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped 28 of 30 shots in a 5-2 win: [euroflyers]
  • Through November, Niko Hovinen has a 1.94 goals against average and 0.929 save percentage in 24 games. Jakub Kovar has a 2.22 goals against average and 0.930 save percentage in 25 games: [euroflyers]
  • Former top prospect Joacim Eriksson has a 1.75 goals against average and 0.935 save percentage in 14 games: [Eliteprospects]
  • An awesome interview with Danny Syvret, Offensive Dynamo about his time playing for Dale Hunter and the 59-7-2 London Knights: [pjstar.com]
  • An even awesomer interview in which Danny Syvret, Offensive Dynamo answers a series of rapid-fire, off-topic questions where you get to learn all about him. What his favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner is, Dancing With the Stars or American Idol, and how awkward he gets when asked to choose between Jessica Alba and Scarlett Johansson: [pjstar.com]
  • Gary Bettman spoke about realignment last night, but he didn't really say much: [NHL.com]
  • David Krejci just got paid more than he deserved: [Puck Daddy]
  • Adding the possibility of a breakout year to projection systems is only logical: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Part four on Jonathan Willis' look at the Blue Jackets, this time looking at what to do to fix them: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Using shot locations to determine how much better goalies were than average: [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Background and graphs of the new wave hitting non-traditional metrics: O-zone Corsi Charts: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Like acrostics and foreshadowing? [Japers' Rink]