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Friday Morning Fly By: I Still Blame Ryan Parent For 2010

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CHICAGO - MAY 28: Ryan Parent #77 of the Philadelphia Flyers (R) watches practice with teammates during Stanley Cup practice at the United Center on May 28, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - MAY 28: Ryan Parent #77 of the Philadelphia Flyers (R) watches practice with teammates during Stanley Cup practice at the United Center on May 28, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers-related news and notes...

  • Eric wrote about The Pronger Effect - where a star player makes a tremendous impact on a team's puck possession: [NHLNumbers.com]
  • Remembering the 1987 Cup Finals Game 1: [Flyers Faithful]
  • On James van Riemsdyk and his potential: [Bill Meltzer]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped 36 of 39 shots in a 4-3 win over Sweden: [euroflyers]
  • Crediting Jeff Carter for the massive spike in scoring for Dustin Brown: [Puck Daddy]
  • A Canucks fan reminding us there were plenty of signs pointing to Ryan Parent being a bust: [Angus Certified]
  • Randy Miller "clarifies" his story from last week: "I originally found the English version of the quotes in various Twitter postings by media colleagues, including Natalia [Bragilevskaya], and I confirmed those quotes were accurate." It's still worth noting that Bragilevskaya never posted quotes in English to Twitter. [Courier Post]
  • Another look at the Kings' Twitter feed and how it is the future of team social media: [Deadspin]
  • John Tortorella knows what he's doing during press conferences: [SBNation.com] [Puck Daddy]
  • Both the U.S. and Canada are eliminated from the World Championships: [Puck Worlds] [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Colin Cowherd said something dumb yesterday, but you shouldn't care: [Blueshirt Banter]