clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Tuesday Morning Fly By: Officially less than one month 'til we hockey!

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

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

*Luke Schenn and Braydon Coburn paired themselves together at a players-only scrimmage yesterday, despite rumors that Schenn would end up with new guy Michael Del Zotto. [CSN Philly]

*Speaking of Del Zotto, both he and Wayne Simmonds spoke about getting back on the ice this week. [Flyers]

*Jakub Voracek has magnificent hair. [BSH]

*Meltzer on the roster battles that are shaping up heading into training camp. [Hockeybuzz]

*Poor Hal Gill doesn't have a job yet. [CBS Boston]

*This list of the best goaltenders in the league doesn't include Vezina Trophy vote-getter Steve Mason. []

*Stephane Quintal will replace Brendan Shanahan as head of the Department of Player Safety. [Puck Daddy]

*After much internet sturm und drang, NHL15 will patch in some of the features it is missing... [Polygon]

*...but will those patches be enough to salvage the game? [ProHockeyTalk]

*Oliver Ekman-Larsson is kind of good at hockey. [The Hockey Writers]

*A second NHL team in Toronto could end up costing $1.2 billion dollars in expansion fees alone. [TSN]

*Yesterday we looked at the bad contract all-star team; today we've got the bargain contract all-star team. [SB Nation]

*The league is looking into using chips to track on-ice player movement. That should be kind of cool. [HEotP]

*The ECHL held a fan contest to design the All-Star Game jersey. The winner is...something. [Icethetics]

*And finally, the Maple Leafs unveiled a statue this week. Here are some things overheard at the ceremony. [Down Goes Brown]