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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Boring Deadline Day Sees Flyers Gain Tough Guy, Lose Draft Picks

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

  • The Flyers acquired Tom Sestito for Greg Moore and Michael Chaput: [BSH] [CSNPhilly] [Flyers Faithful] [Frequent Flyers] [In The Room] [Philly Sports Daily] [] [The Cannon] [] [Forsythe and the Flyers] [Daily News]
  • An interview with Sestito. Audio at the bottom. Come for the ringback tone, stay for the chat. [The Checking Line]
  • File under "Great timing": Chaput is having a great second half of the season, with 12 goals and 11 assists since Christmas: [QMJHL]
  • The players had a quite relaxing day, knowing they wouldn't be traded: [CSNPhilly] [Philly Sports Daily]
  • But that doesn't mean they had an easy day yesterday. Laviolette skated them hard: []
  • Holmgren felt the prices for players was too high, thus he was happy to stay put: []
  • While Paul Bissonnette lost his closest friends on his team: []
  • A full wrap-up of the trade deadline: []
  • So remember all the fake tweets yesterday? Anthony SanFilippo writes a rather strong post on why they're good for hockey media: [In The Room]
  • Nick Boynton is a great addition to the team. I concur: [Philly Sports Daily] [Daily News]
  • Chris Pronger and Blair Betts returned to practice yesterday, which is good: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • The always great North American Weekly Report, starring Shane Harper, Oliver Lauridsen, and Nic Riopel this week: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Justin Williams signed a four-year extension yesterday. JFtC loves it. You? [Jewels From The Crown]
  • Then the Kings got Dustin Penner from Edmonton: [The Copper & Blue] [Jewels From The Crown]
  • But Edmonton didn't do their homework on Colten Teubert: []
  • Denis Bodrov signed a 2-year extension with his KHL team: [euroflyers]
  • Which means is probably time to stop thinking of him as a Flyers prospect: [euroflyers]
  • Looking at the best and worst trades, where Corey Pronman says he'd "love to see Philadelphia's five-year plan from their management as of now, because for their sake I hope they know something that I don't..." And plenty of other good criticisms: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Chuck Gormley moonlights over as CSN, with a great article on Coach Laviolette's family: [CSNPhilly]

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