Reading Laviolette’s Mind

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Barring any more major moves, the Flyers roster is pretty set.  So going into training camp, Peter Laviolette will probably begin tinkering with different line combinations to figure out what will work best. "We'll play rock/paper/scissors for the next shift" (Courtesy: YardBarker) Of course he’ll look back at past success to see what line should remain together. Unfortunately, things don’t always work out that way. We won’t know until the season starts about what kind of mixing and matching we’ll have to do. Going into camp, I think these will be the combo’s we start out with:   Zherdev-Richards-Giroux Hartnell-Briere-Leino JVR-Carter-Powe Lapperriere-Betts-Carcillo/Shelley   I’m not sure how much I really love these combinations. I know Carcillo worked out well with Richards last season, but I don’t want those two playing together. Carcillo isn’t talented enough offensively to play with Richie

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