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Monday Morning Fly By: Zac Rinaldo Drops 28 PIMS in One Period

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

  • Peter Laviolette remained calm after Saturday's loss. Again: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • "In their last 12 games, the Flyers have been outscored in the third period, 20-4." But Laviolette thinks the team worked hard in the third period on Saturday: [Daily News]
  • The Phantoms played three games this weekend, first losing to Albany 2-1 on Friday. Recap: [PostStar.com] Post Game: [PostStar.com] In Game: [PostStar.com]
  • In Friday's game, Zac Rinaldo was ejected, totaling 28 minutes in penalties, giving the Devils three power plays.
  • They then lost in overtime to Hershey on Saturday, 3-2. Recap: [PostStar.com] Post Game: [PostStar.com]
  • And finished up with a 3-0 win in Springfield on Sunday: [PostStar.com]
  • After scoring once in his first 36 career pro games, Mike Testwuide has 11 in his last 25, 5 in last 6. [PSPhantoms]
  • On Friday, Jakub Kovar stopped 43 of 45 shots before stopping 4 of 6 in the shootout. Yes, shootouts in the playoffs. His team lost: [euroflyers] [euroflyers]
  • Yesterday, he stopped 30 of 32 shots in a 2-0 loss as his team was knocked out of the playoffs: [euroflyers] I guess he's "not-clutch".
  • Kovář finishes playoffs with 94.7 SV%, 1.80 GAA and 1 SO in 6 games. [euroflyers] What do you mean wins are everything??
  • R.J. Umberger hit Drew Doughty into the turnbuckle, but this time the police weren't called: [Puck Daddy]
  • Another Legein gem: "Tough loss tonight, but I did manage to chirp in three different languages #ohleducation gotta love it" [stefanlegein]

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