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Friday Morning Fly By: Let's Start a Lavy for Adams Campaign


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

  • Recaps: [BSH] [SB Nation Philly] [CSNPhilly] [Flyers Faithful] [Inquirer] [the700level] [The Checking Line] [Daily News] [delcotimes] [Bill Meltzer]
  • Looking into the Flyers use of an "emergency recall" despite having 12 healthy forwards: [Of Ice and Men]
  • Brandon Manning had a nice NHL debut last night: [delcotimes] [Broad Street Bull]
  • Kudos, John Smallwood. I was worried about your headline, but this is solid: "Maybe Read's approach to his February scoring drought was the best way, because he didn't allow things to get in his head. A slump is hard enough to deal with without giving some cliché an actual mental manifestation." [Daily News]
  • How important do the acquisitions of Nicklas Grossmann and Pavel Kubina look right now? [SB Nation Philly]
  • Jaromir Jagr played a firefighter in a new commercial. Spoiler: He's with 68 truck (or Engine, Ladder, or anything else Rescue Me failed to teach me): [the700level]
  • The Phantoms prepare to face a difficult Norfolk squad: [PostStar]
  • An early look at the Phantoms free agents: [PostStar]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped 16 of 20 shots before getting pulled after 32 minutes: [euroflyers]
  • Johan Backlund stopped 33 of 37 shots in a 4-1 loss: [euroflyers]
  • Are players dumber and more dangerous now that the red line was removed?: [Puck Daddy]
  • The NHL is on pace to call 300 fewer obstruction penalties than last year: [Backhand Shelf]
  • A postscript to the MIT Sloan Analytics Conference looking at how many faceoff wins equal one goal differential: [Arctic Ice Hockey]
  • Ilya Kovalchuk is no longer the offense-only cherry-picker [who does not play any defense]. But is he better? [Driving Play]