*It's important to note that R.J. Umberger is worse than Scott Hartnell and also has a terrible contract. [BSH]
*Turns out the reason that Hartsy accepted a trade is that he was told he was done here. [BSH]
*The internet responded to the trade with predictable hilarity: The Sporting News is confused; Justin Bourne points out that the Flyers "immediately got worse"; and the Habs fans consider trading all of their garbage players to the Flyers for our good ones.
*Hextall spoke with the media about the trade. [Flyers]
*Not everything was weird yesterday, though. Hextall also signed Brayden Schenn to a very favorable bridge deal. [BSH]
*The BSH crew hosted a new edition of BSH Radio last night; listen here if you missed the broadcast.
*In other news, the NHL Awards are tonight! Get ready for awkward jokes and second-rate celebrity sightings! Which stars will bring home the hardware? [SB Nation]
*Rumors of the Flyers trading up in Friday's draft are heating up. [BSH]
*Claude Giroux is still surprised that the Flyers drafted him. [CSN Philly]
*Ranking the top 100 prospects in this year's draft. [The Hockey News]
*A look at defenseman Julius Honka, who could very well be available for the Flyers at 17. [BSH]
*DGB with your NHL offseason primer. [Grantland]
*Fourteen dates to mark on your calendar in the '14-'15 season. [ProHockeyTalk]
*And finally, ranking all 30 NHL teams using Game of Thrones characters. [On The Forecheck]