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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Capital Chief?


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

  • Flyers assistant coach Craig Berube said he would be interested in the Capitals head coaching job if approached: [CSNWashington]
  • Point/Counterpoint: Matt Carle or Ryan Suter? [Flyers Faithful]
  • Brendan Ranford is waiting for a contract: [Kamloops Daily News]
  • Reviewing Game 3 of the 1987 Stanley Cup Finals: [Flyers Faithful]
  • In case you missed it yesterday, Claude Giroux played beer pong, corn-hole, and more while imbibing: [Deadspin] (More on Claude's weekend after the jump).
  • Bethlehem Township commissioners rejected an offer to settle their lawsuit against the Phantoms on Monday: []
  • Hanover Township followed Bethlehem and rejected the settlement offer on Tuesday night: []
  • Recap from Greg Brownell on the Phantoms Allentown situation: [Post Star]
  • Drew Doughty was angry last night: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Dustin Brown hit Michal Rozsival just after a whistle for off sides in what some are calling a knee-on-knee collision. Others disagree: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Two people who disagree about it - Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick: [Puck Daddy]
  • Not surprisingly, the Kings and Coyotes disagree: []
  • This led to a contentious handshake line where Martin Hanzal (suspended for boarding) and Shane Doan (game misconduct for boarding) told Dustin Brown how unhappy they were: [Puck Daddy]
  • Mike Smith had a reasonable reaction to the hit, saying Brown should be "done forever": [Puck Daddy]
  • The Kings gave Rainn Wilson (Dwight Schrute) free playoff tickets on the condition they could deliver them in Jell-O: [Puck Daddy]
  • The Kings also published a fantastic infographic so people stop confusing them with the Sacramento Kings: [Jewels From The Crown] [Deadspin]
  • Analyzing the Devils second goal frame by frame: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Another reminder of what sort of point production is fair to expect from your second line center, using Sam Gagner as an example: [The Copper & Blue]
  • How much do zone starts impact a player's point production? []
  • Is Mike Smith a good goalie or did he just have a good season? [Brodeur is a Fraud]
  • Comparing Martin Brodeur and Henrik Lundqvist: [Down Goes Brown]
  • From Ben: Also during his highly-documented weekend, Claude Giroux took a second away from cornhole to send off newlywed couple Mr. and Mrs. DLJr. You kids have fun on that honeymoon, now: 179540_10150913327204544_619444543_9693189_1158223651_n_medium
  • Even before Claude Giroux's appearance, Don and Jenn had already won the Best Wedding Ever Contest with this placecard: Rx2sw_medium