It might have begun with a few simple words from teammates in the dressing room after games or practice. And to make certain the message was getting across to Ilya Bryzgalov, the Flyers' leadership group met with him too. Whatever was said in recent weeks, it apparently resonated with the Russian goalie because Danny Briere said on Monday that Bryzgalov has become "a better teammate" and that is as important, or more, than any stats or individual accomplishments.