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Jun 26, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies fans watch a fireworks display after the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Pirates 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE
Jun 26, 2012; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Phillies fans watch a fireworks display after the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies defeated the Pirates 5-4. Mandatory Credit: Howard Smith-US PRESSWIRE

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

  • Garrett Roe and Zack Fitzgerald signed AHL deals with the Phantoms yesterday: [Examiner.com]
  • Erik Johnson re-signed with Colorado for four years, $15 million: [Mile High Hockey] [SBNation.com] [Puck Daddy]
  • Scary news as Phoenix forward prospect Brett MacLean was hospitalized after suffering a "cardiac emergency": [Five For Howling] [SI Tracking Blog] [Puck Daddy]
  • Ninth-overall pick Jacob Trouba was committed to going to the University of Michigan, but he has reportedly received a very lucrative offer from the CHL to play for them instead: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Behind the scenes of the 2012 Free Agent Frenzy: [Down Goes Brown]
  • Never understand anyone who says "shot quality doesn't exist"? Eric T. lays out a great explanation for what the majority of analysts who ignore shot quality are actually saying when they dismiss the notion of higher quality shots: [NHLNumbers.com]