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Friday Morning Fly By: The Stars last night, were not so bright...

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

Hi Claude, please don't block too many shots k?
Hi Claude, please don't block too many shots k?

*One, one win. Two, two wins. Three, three exciting wins. Four, four wins in a row ah ah ah! RECAP!

*Wayne Simmonds was on fire last night. [Flyers]

*Luke Schenn has never made the NHL playoffs in his career. He's itching to change that. [Daily News]

*Scott Hartnell wants everyone to know what an awesome captain Claude Giroux is. [Inquirer] [CSN Philly]

*The Flyers improvements on defense recently can be attributed to their improvements on the forecheck. [CSN Philly]

*Shayne Gostisbehere has been named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. [BSH] [SBN College Hockey]

*More press for the league's most impressive ginger beard. [CSN Philly]

*Eric T. on how shot attempt differential changes with age. [Outnumbered]

*A look at who has the best (and worst) shot differential in the NHL. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Ten players who you probably haven't noticed are having really, really good seasons. [Puck Daddy]

*If you're into CBA minutiae this article on how NHL collective bargaining affects NCAA players is worth a read. [Bucky's 5th Quarter]

*The very first tweets sent by NHL teams. [SBN]

*Your guide to on-ice percentages. [Grantland]