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Friday Morning Fly By: Game 7 Gameday

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Keep the crowd quiet  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

  • Previews of tonight's game: [NHL.com] [CSNPhilly] [Stanley Cup of Chowder]
  • Playing in a Game 7 should be seen as a privilege: [CSNPhilly]
  • But it's not about winning 4 straight, it's about winning one game. [DelcoTimes]
  • Playing in an elimination game is familiar for the Flyers: [DelcoTimes]
  • The Conference Finals begin Sunday: [CSNPhilly]
  • The Flyers will have both Betts and Gagne tonight: [CSNPhilly]
  • But apparently, Simon Gagne's ice time will be limited tonight: [John Boruk]
  • Yes, he's having a good playoffs, but can we stop with the "Briere is clutch" articles? [Inquirer]
  • Five reasons the Bruins are choking: [Puck Daddy]
  • Wondering if Roberto Luongo should be stripped of the 'C'.  The reasons sound awfully familiar: [Puck Daddy]
  • Ole-Kristian Tollefsen is playing in Europe next year: [Hockey or Die]
  • The Bruins are shifting their lines, moving Blake Wheeler to the first line. [CSNNE]
  • Looking at high and wide percentages by shot distance. [Behind The Net]
  • More video of the Montreal riots: [Puck Daddy]
  • Montreal hasn't led its opponent in scoring chances in a single game this postseason: [Behind The Net]
  • Carolina acquired Jared Staal - the youngest Staal brother. [Kevin Allen]
  • Eulogizing the Penguins: [Puck Daddy]
  • And the Canucks: [Puck Daddy]
  • Lastly, some great assorted thoughts and pictures from Game 6: [The700level]