*And so the Flyers’ excellent run of hockey comes to an end, with a whimper, not a bang. To a very bad team. It was fun while it lasted eh? RECAP!
*Eric Lindros continues to be a very vocal critic of the NHL and it’s concussion protocols. Hopefully a voice as important as his doesn’t go unheard. [CBS Sports]
*Before the trade deadline, you’d be hard-pressed to argue against the idea of the Tampa Bay Lightning as Stanley Cup favorites. After the deadline? They may be even more set up to win it all. [USA Today]
*And finally, I think we all kind of knew that an NHL team in Seattle would be a hit. But if yesterday’s initial ticket drive was any indication, this team is going to be a huge success. [Yahoo Sports]