*So after a nice long break, during which we were woefully bereft of Flyers hockey, your favorite team came out and took a big steaming pile of poop on the slushy Floridian ice. And tonight we do it again, only against a much better team. Hooray. Recap.
*Shayne Gostisbehere, noted Floridian Son (get it????) and excellent hockey player, is bummed out by the fact that his hometown team draws abysmal attendance numbers, despite being a pretty good hockey team. [Philly.com]
*So, Valtteri Filppula, gang. Have you been happy with the throwaway inclusion to the Big Schenn Trade? Finding any value there? Dave Hakstol is. [Courier-Post]
*There’s a big game today up in Buffalo! And it’s outside! In the goddamned freezing cold! I would assume most of you are rooting for the American kids, so here are five to watch. [USA Today]
**Enjoy your weekend and be safe, Flyers fans! Broad Street Hockey will see you next year.