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via <a href="http://a.yfrog.com/img576/6969/1ldun.jpg">Danny Syvret's Twitter</a>
via Danny Syvret's Twitter

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

  • Yes, that's Danny Syvret dressed as Road Warrior Hawk for Halloween a couple years ago. Who was the other half of his Legion of Doom? None other than Claude Giroux. [Danny Syvret]
  • Previewing tonight's game against the Islanders: [Bill Meltzer]
  • Sean Couturier is being favorably compared to Mike Richards, at least in their penalty killing ability: [CSNPhilly]
  • It's time for Ilya Bryzgalov to step up and step back, letting his play speak for him: [SB Nation Philly]
  • Petr Svoboda was in town yesterday to talk to Paul Holmgren about his clients, Jaromir Jagr and Jakub Voracek, but Jagr said it was mostly for Jake: [Daily News]
  • The Flyers are starting to get goals out of their defensemen: [delcotimes.com]
  • An interview with Blake Kessel: [The Globe and Mail]
  • The guy arrested for attacking the Rangers fans outside Geno's saw his bail quadrupled yesterday: [Reuters]
  • Former Phantoms standout Jon Matsumoto was traded to the Panthers as part of a four-player deal that saw Evgeni Dadonov head to Carolina: [Florida Panthers]
  • A first-hand account of the Taylor Hall injury from a few rows off the ice paints a bizarre scene: [SBNation.com]
  • The Blues signed Brian Elliott to a two-year, $3.6 million contract. Uhh, okay. Sure: [SBNation.com] [Driving Play] [Puck Daddy]
  • Random: There have been nearly 2,000 men named Bob to play professional sports in America, but there's only one left. But that doesn't include Sergei Bobrovsky: [SBNation.com]

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