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Wednesday Morning Fly By: The Penguins. We hate them.

Previewing Flyers-Pens, making the case for Voracek, and more in today's Morning Fly By.

Justin K. Aller

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

*The Flyers are in Pittsburgh tonight. A win would be superb. Preview the game over at and check back this afternoon for the BSH rundown.

*The lines were definitely clicking on the Isle Monday afternoon. Here's hoping Laviolette resists the urge to juggle. (CSN Philly)

*In addition to having a hockey team that inspires fits of rage, Pittsburgh has awful ice. (BSH)

*Five questions with Danny Briere! (

*The folks over at Habs Eyes on the Prize have put together an excellent study on the impact of injuries in the NHL. Part one here; it's a great read. (Habs Eyes on the Prize)

*Hockey Day in America was a ratings success. Good stuff. (SB Nation)

*Jakub Varacek has been fantastic for the Flyers thus far. His ice time should reflect that. (BSH)

*The Boston Bruins did a very cool thing and visited with victims of the tragedy in Sandy Hook. It's a nice reminder of how decent most of these guys are. (Puck Daddy)