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Wednesday Morning Fly By: JVR Knifed Through, Fisted It In

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

  • Recaps of last night's win: [BSH] [CSNPhilly] [Philly Sports Daily] [] [Flyers Faithful] [] [Inquirer] [Daily News]
  • James van Riemsdyk is now the proud owner of a Gordie Howe Hat Trick: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Brian Boucher's puck handling puts the Flyers defense at ease: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Joonas Lehtivuori notched his first point for Kalpa in his 10th game: [euroflyers]
  • Apparently, TSN reported that the Flyers are one of three teams interested in Stephane Da Costa. I missed it. So thank you, Teemu: [euroflyers]
  • Remember Brian Wesenberg? Nobody does. That's why this is awesome: [Flyers Goal Scored By...]
  • Kris Versteeg is getting a fresh start in Philly: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • As expected, the Flyers tagging rule is getting in between the Flyers and Ville Leino now: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • One Toronto fan who defends the Versteeg trade: [Pension Plan Puppets]
  • A non-biased take on the trade: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Sadly, the Spectrum is barely even a shell: [Philly Sports Daily] []
  • Justin Goldman of The Goalie Guild dissects the Flyers goaltending depth chart: [Flyers Faithful]
  • NHL Power Rankings for Week 20: []
  • Looking at how Ray Shero rationalizes the hypocrisy in employing Matt Cooke: [Puck Daddy]
  • The League of Extraordinary Statisticians look at whether size matters (She says yes): [Behind The Net]
  • I cannot wait to see Gabe's reaction to Atlanta's overpayment of Dustin Byfuglien: []
  • Chris Kelly was traded to the Bruins for a second round pick. Seriously: []
  • A great look at why the Stars should trade Brad Richards despite being in 4th place in the West: [The Copper & Blue]
  • And another great look at PK save percentage and some unsustainabe numbers: [The Copper & Blue]
  • There's a growing gap between Boston College and Boston University. Good article on college hockey: [SB Nation Boston]
  • Don't say NBC hates hockey: They have a double-header on Sunday, then another game on Versus at 6. Comcast Triple-Play! []
  • A brief history of hockey brawls, including one about the Flyers and another about Pronger. As always, it doesn't disappoint: [Down Goes Brown]
  • More from the Detroit/Chicago game: Passing, Shooting, and Possession numbers in a fancy chart: [Behind the Net]
  • Lastly, the last two days have been the busiest in BSH history, with Tuesday topping our record traffic mark set on Monday. Thank you (and Kris Versteeg).