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Thursday Morning Fly By: Foiled by Bernier.

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

Bruce Bennett

*SEASON'S OVER. But seriously one, not the outcome you want to see but Jonathan Bernier pretty much killed it last night. Onward we go. Recaps and thoughts on the game from BSH, CSN Philly, TSN, Flyers Faithful,, and the folks over at PPP. And here's Brayden Schenn sticking up for his captain, if you're into that kind of thing.

*Last night's post game was made a little brighter by the addition of a post-game edition of BSH Radio, which you can listen to here if you missed it.

*Five questions to think about now that the season has begun. (

*Last night Peter Laviolette elected to sit Scott Laughton in favor of Jay Rosehill for...some reason. It gave Laughton something to think about. (Flyers)

*Previewing Luke Schenn's season. (BSH)

*Claude Giroux feels lucky to be surrounded by a solid veteran presence. (CSN Philly)

*The Flyers will look towards Mark Streit to bolster their defense this year. (

*Sarah Baicker and Tim Panaccio preview the Metropolitan Division. (CSN Philly)

*Defensive prospect Shayne Gostisbehere was named to the College Hockey News All-CHN Team for the '13-'14 season. (CHN)

*Ilya Bryzgalov might end up playing in the ECHL. Ouch. (TSN)

*No one likes hybrid icing. And by "no one" I mean the Devils organization and Kings coach Daryl Sutter.

*The NHL has modified its jersey-tuck rule. It's much more reasonable now. (PHT)

*Thirty Thoughts, including Kessel's giant contract and what it means for the market going forward. (CBC)

*Oh how puck possession has been the key to the success of the New Jersey Devils. (mc79hockey)

*The NHL seems to be trying to phase out fighting with rule changes and increased enforcement. So why hasn't Bettman just banned it? (Puck Daddy)

*What we learned on NHL opening night. (Grantland)

*And finally, here's Gary Bettman enjoying the game. (Deadspin)