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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...
*So we didn't get to four, but Friday's SO loss in Winnipeg marked the end of a very successful little road trip. Recap here in case you missed it; scoring chance summary from RedWire here.
*Claude Giroux sat down for a little Q&A session before Friday's game. [Daily News]
*The Flyers may have lost on Friday but it felt different than the other losses. ASF on the difference. [Flyers]
*Brayden Schenn seems to have turned a corner recently. [CSN Philly]
*Zac Rinaldo has been getting some time on the penalty kill these last few games. [ProHockeyTalk]
*Meltzer on the success the Flyers found on the road. [Hockeybuzz]
*Mark Scheifele and Sean Couturier highlight two different paths to a pro career. [Arctic Ice Hockey]
*On the Philadelphia hockey media and the crutch they lean on time and time again. [Hexys2Hander]
*The Flyers' team lounge at their practice facility has been remodeled and it's pretty awesome. [BSH]
*Ilya Bryzgalov was recalled by the Oilers yesterday and may face his old friend Sergei Bobrovsky in his first game with his new NHL team. [Puck Daddy]
*A look at the Corsi numbers of teams before Corsi became a thing that people measured. [mc79hockey]
*The difference between the rebuilding efforts of the Colorado Avalanche and the Edmonton Oilers. [Grantland]
*The NHL is planning on its own 24/7-style documentary series to coincide with the Stadium Series. [SB Nation]
*And finally, how the 2003 Heritage Classic, the inspiration for all the outdoor games that have followed, came to pass. [NHL.com]