Thursday Morning Fly By: Hockey!

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

*You guys enjoying this Final? It’s pretty dang good.

*The Phantoms had themselves a nice little season, and some of the players individually did as well. In the first of a multi-part series, we look at the playoff performance of the Almost Flyers group of players from Allentown. [BSH]

*One of the keys to the Phantoms’ success this year may have been their low player turnover. [The Morning Call]

*Our pal Charlie reviews the kind of okay season from Jordan Weal, for the paying customers. [The Athletic]

*There is literally nothing going on with the Flyers at the moment, so here’s a visual representation of the Flyers’ 2008-09 penalty kill. While you’re there, poke around on HockeyViz. It’s cool as heck. [HockeyViz]

*Watching the Penguins melt down for no reason is always fun, and now they’re doing the thing where you blame Phil Kessel for all of life’s problems. [ProHockeyTalk]

*How are Corsi numbers shifting in the league lately? And what can we learn from it? [Pension Plan Puppets]

*It’s looking like Ilya Kovalchuk might end up in our division which...eww. [The Sporting News]