Nov 1, 2013; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers center Claude Giroux (28) against the Washington Capitals during the third period at Wells Fargo Center. The Capitals defeated the Flyers, 7-0. Mandatory Credit: Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

QUICK SHIFTS: Claude Giroux; The Philadelphia Flyers; and More Olympic Team Analysis

Nov 13, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; The Philadelphia Flyers celebrate a goal by center Brayden Schenn (hidden) against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 13, 2013; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; The Philadelphia Flyers celebrate a goal by center Brayden Schenn (hidden) against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the first period at the CONSOL Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

A day after the final Olympic team rosters were named, a lot of focus has shifted from predicting the rosters to analyzing them. This filled what would have otherwise have been a more quiet day for the NHL with only three games on the ice. The New York Rangers and the Colorado Avalanche both rallied to pick up wins while the Philadelphia Flyers continued their hot streak as they bean the Montreal Canadiens 3-1.

 

The Philadelphia Flyers are on a role at home, extending their home winning streak to 10 games last night with a win over the Montreal Canadiens [TSN.ca]

 

The hot play of the Flyers has man asking should Claude Giroux have been named to Team Canada? [Bleacher Report]

 

The Ottawa Senators gave up a late goal to cost themselves a point in their push for a playoff spot as they lost in OT [Sportsnet.ca]

 

Now that all the teams have been named, Sports Illustrated has begun their analysis of the Olympic Men’s Hockey Tournament by grading the rosters of each of the contenders. [SI]

 

Due to a slow night in the NHL with only 3 games on the ice, many are still analyzing the Olympic team selections. Some going as far as to hypothesis about a Canadian B team [Sportsnet.ca]

 

 

 

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