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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Oh My Kimmo! Crosby Skated!

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

  • Chris Pronger will undergo surgery today and miss 3-4 weeks: [BSH] [The700Level.com] [Frequent Flyers] [Philly Sports Daily] [CSNPhilly] [Flyers Faithful] [delcotimes.com] [Daily News] [Inquirer]
  • As a result, they recalled Erik Gustafsson from the Phantoms: [PostStar.com]
  • Eric Wellwood had some really nice things to say about Gustafsson: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Coming back after the flu, Jeff Carter has been playing quite well: [Daily News]
  • Gary Bettman presented a five point plan to reduce concussions. It's really that simple! [NHL.com] [Puck Daddy]
  • If the NHL returns to Winnipeg, the team won't be called the Jets. Either that's a terrible bluff or a travesty: [SBNation.com]
  • Sidney Crosby skated yesterday. Naturally, this was big news: [SBNation.com]
  • Another update on jersey changes for next season: [icethetics]
  • What does "going into a defensive shell" look like, exactly? [Behind The Net]
  • Mike Testwuide wrote another blog post, this time on his decision to attend his brother's rival school: [TESTWUIDEBROS]
  • Mario Lemieux wants to fine NHL teams per suspension to their players. Good or bad? [Puck Daddy]
  • In case you missed it in the Fly By yesterday, try your hand at spinning the NHL's Wheel of Justice: [NHL Wheel of Justice]
  • The League of Extraordinary Statisticians (including me, this week) are asked whether a defensive defenseman can match the value of an offensive defenseman: [Behind the Net]
  • Using GVT to look at players' value by position: [Hockey Prospectus]
  • A look at some of the angry letters Gary Bettman has received recently: [Down Goes Brown]
  • Lastly, a Weekly Prospect Report so good, you get 5 stars this week. Dave Labrecque, Tye McGinn, Mike Testwuide, Brandon Manning, and Brian Stewart. Take a bow: [Flyers Faithful]

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