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Friday Morning Fly By: Rick DiPietro Has 9 Years Left On His Contract

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UNIONDALE, NY - JULY 27: Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders speaks during the fan rally at Nassau Coliseum on July 27, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
UNIONDALE, NY - JULY 27: Rick DiPietro #39 of the New York Islanders speaks during the fan rally at Nassau Coliseum on July 27, 2011 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)
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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...

  • Recaps: [BSH] [Lighthouse Hockey] [SBNation.com] [CSNPhilly] [Inquirer] [delcotimes.com] [Daily News] [Flyers Faithful] [The Checking Line]
  • Jaromir Jagr said he would like to return to the Flyers next year: [CSNPhilly] [delcotimes.com] [The Checking Line]
  • Peter Laviolette spoke about Jagr before the game. With video: [In The Room]
  • Good look by Frank Seravalli at who the comparables are for Jakub Voracek when he negotiates a new contract: [Frequent Flyers]
  • History suggests a Voracek for Tim Gleason trade is possible. Reading this article will make you realize how bad of an idea that is: [Canes Country]
  • The Flyers Wives had a fashion show Tuesday night, there are pictures floating around, but here's a four minute video with interviews: [myfoxphilly.com]
  • Haha, a Bridal Issue with three pages devoted to bachelors on the Phantoms? Yes please! [TheChronicle]
  • So those who participated in the Alumni Game got a raw deal: [Backhand Shelf] [Puck Daddy]
  • Here's a crazy picture of Taylor Hall after having his head stepped on by a skate and requiring 30 stitches: [SBNation.com]
  • Scott Hartnell is one of eight Flyers to go without a helmet in warm-ups. Some quotes from him and Matt Read, who does wear one, in reaction to the Taylor Hall incident: [Daily News]
  • The Phantoms first half in review: [PostStar.com]
  • Not really relevant, but if you're like me and have a more-than-passing interest in the Blue Jackets and/or enjoy talking about goalies, things are so bad in Columbus that Jonas Gustavsson is atop their wish list: [The Cannon]
  • WIllie O`Ree is still an ambassador for the sport, 54 years after breaking the color barrier in the NHL: [Puck Daddy]
  • Travis wrote a good piece on how the NHL can stop illegal streams of their games with a simple solution: [SBNation.com]
  • Jonathan Sigalet is playing in the KHL. He is also blogging about it. If you read only one link today, you might want to read about how the KHL treats broken bones: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Looking at teams who should see a second half drop in play, including the Flyers: [Hockey Prospectus]

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