*In what can only be described as the saddest news imaginable, Kevin Hayes’ brother passed away yesterday, rather suddenly. Send all your love in the direction of the Hayes family this week. [NBC Sports Philly]
*Lighten the mood a bit with this knowledge: Aquaman is a Flyers fan. That’s fun.
Jason Momoa confirmed huge Flyers fan. Gotta love it pic.twitter.com/eyFShjRHcc— Pat Brennan (@pattbrennan8) August 23, 2021
*Anyhoo, speaking of the Flyers, remember Michael Raffl? [BSH]
*With the contract business behind him Travis Sanheim is ready to build something special with his new teammates on defense. [Inquirer]
*Not a lot of confidence in the Flyers’ ability to win in the next five years from this piece! Pretty waffley! [ProHockeyTalk]
*After all that fussing, Kiril Kaprizov isn’t going to the KHL after all. [Hockey Wilderness]
*And finally, someone wrote a play about hockey. That’s neat! [The New York Times]