Friday Morning Fly By: Ugh boo. BOOOOOOOOOOO.

Bruce Bennett

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

*The Flyers lost, duh. It sucked. Please to enjoy this Rothencap.

*Claude Giroux vs. Ryan McDonagh is going to be a key matchup for the length of this series. [BSH]

*Berube changed up his game plan to account for McDonagh's defensive prowess. [Daily News]

*Dr. T looks at what the Flyers have done all year against the Rangers in light of Berube's pregame comments. [BSH]

*Claude Giroux is probably going to make or break this series, if we're being honest. [Puck Daddy] [Inquirer]

*Mason is joining the team in NYC today. Which is fantastic news. [Inquirer]

*Ginger Jesus is the only ginger left now that Jake and Hartsy have dyed their beards with hilarious result. [PD]

*Craig Berube is keeping his cool entering the playoffs. [CSN Philly]

*Sunday's game two on NBCSN will be called by the Rangers' broadcast team, so get ready to feel lots of anger towards your television. [BSH]

*Mark Pavelich, of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" team, is selling his gold medal. Which is kind of sad. [PD]

*The NHL is waiting for the players' association to sign off on their World Cup of Hockey idea. [ProHockeyTalk]

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