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Wednesday Morning Fly By: All Knights all the time

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

NHL: Vegas Golden Knights at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

*Until after tonight’s Game 7 in the Eastern Conference Final, the Vegas Golden Knights will continue to be the big story in hockey. Everyone is still trying to figure out just how this band of misfit castoffs got here; was it the intangibles? [Puck Daddy]

*Hockey experts don’t really have an answer. DGB tries, but he’s got nothing. [The Guardian]

*But anyhoo, the Flyers! Carter Hart has joined the Phantoms and while we know he probably won’t play OH MY GOD PLAY HIM I WANT TO SEE. [NBC Sports Philly]

*Charlie reviews the season of a one Robert Hagg. [The Athletic]

*ESPN’s hockey authority would like you to understand why hockey doesn’t really get a ton of respect at ESPN. [ESPN]

*For some reason, the league is going to make you wait a while for the Final to begin. And then start it on a Monday night. Because this league is amazing at marketing. [NHL.com]

*Drafting goalies is always a crapshoot, but we take a look at which have risen, and fallen, in the draft rankings over the last few months. [BSH]

*DGB is back again, trying to figure out where John Tavares might end up this summer. Spoiler alert, we don’t even make the list as a joke. Womp. [Sportsnet]

*Speaking of Tavares, the Islanders will now have Lou Lamoriello trying to talk him into staying on Long Island. [NHL.com]

*And finally, in keeping with the new VGK-focused spin of this here Flyers blog, a new episode of BSH Radio! In which, among other things, we talk about the Vegas Golden Knights!