Ilya Bryzgalov looked like a proud father the other night looking out a second-floor window at the Flyers' Skate Zone practice rink in Voorhees and peering down at his little figure-skating angel, a grade school-aged daughter who was twirling around like a ballerina on skates.

When Bryzgalov headed downstairs to buy some tea and M&Ms from the refreshment stand, a lady dressed in Flyers orange looked his way in astonishment and began waving.

Bryzgalov smiled and waved back, then engaged in some friendly small talk.