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CHICAGO - MAY 27: Scott Hartnell of the Philadelphia Flyers smiles at a reporter's question about cutting his hair during Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on May 27, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO - MAY 27: Scott Hartnell of the Philadelphia Flyers smiles at a reporter's question about cutting his hair during Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on May 27, 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 ...

  • Preview of tonight's game: [Bill Meltzer]
  • Giroux's suspension could be just the moment the Flyers need to go on a run: [SB Nation Philly]
  • The Flyers watched the tape of Game 4 and saw a lot of the same things from Game 3: [NHL.com]
  • Needs more forechecking! (I kid, but, uh, it's true): [CSNPhilly]
  • Flyers season ticket holders are suing the team, claiming they were misled regarding Winter CLassic tickets: [Daily News]
  • Jakub Kovar stopped 28 of 31 shots and 3 of 3 in the shootout during Czech Republic's 4-3 over Norway: [euroflyers] [IIHF]
  • OMG! Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry were apparently out drinking at a bar until 3 am in Finland during the World Championships: [Puck Daddy] [Deadspin]
  • Patrick Kane was caught being Patrick Kane, drinking in Wisconsin, but this time, he appears to be wearing a shirt with a picture of a drunken Patrick Kane on the back. Can you imagine Richards/Carter/Kane?: [Deadspin] [Deadspin]
  • Greg Jamison was endorsed by the NHL to own the Coyotes: [Puck Daddy]
  • Great story on the stupidity of singling out players and stereotyping their desires and flaws based on nationality: [OilersNation]
  • Looking at Alex Ovechkin's disappearing minutes and the correlation between the Caps winning when he plays less: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Hysterical power rankings for the countries participating in the World Championships, from the League running the tournament: [IIHF]
  • In other IIHF news, Oskars Bartulis leads Latvia into a "should-win" against Italy this morning at 10:15 am EDT. Steal the show, Wolf.
  • Speaking of Oskars Bartulis, he leads off this gallery of the back of every current Flyer's head. The internet is weird. [Tumblr]