Thursday Morning Fly By: A day off today so we can have back-to-backs tomorrow!

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

*With no hockey game to look forward to tonight, let's look back at ten things we learned from the latest shootout loss to those Red Wings. [BSH]

*Certainly wasn't the best game for the Flyers defensively speaking. [Sons of Penn]

*Well looks like we're done with the Lyubimov experiment for at least a little while. [The Morning Call]

*What's that, you say? Recent events have left you feeling woefully bereft of joy and happiness? WELL GOOD NEWS FAM. New BSH Radio will drop this morning. Good news is no one cries.

*Steve Mason is ready to get off the goalie carousel. Which like...yeah dude, we'd like that too. So play better. [CSN Philly]

*Mason's relatively good play in the Detroit game is a step in the right direction. [Daily News]

*Speaking of Mase he makes an appearance on the latest Puck Daddy round table, the focus of which is what NHL players we should be most concerned about. [Puck Daddy]

*Nick Cousins seems to be handling his time in the press box well. [Courier-Post]

*Matt Read has found his confidence and it is paying dividends for him. [Inquirer]

*And finally, Eric Lindros, finally on his way into the Hall, is happy and content. Which is a nice thing to hear. [ESPN]