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Thursday Morning Fly By: Game 3 Tonight

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

  • Previews of tonight's game: [NHL.com] [CSNPhilly] [Habs Eyes On The Prize]
  • The Flyers need to get off to a quick start tonight: [Daily News]
  • There will be plenty of homecoming stories written about Simon Gagne and Danny Briere. [CSNPhilly] [Flyers]
  • The Flyers have been getting great special teams play: [Flyers]
  • But the team isn't satisfied with their early performance: [CSNPhilly]
  • A look at the many castoffs who are members of this Flyers team: [From The Rink]
  • Gagne is placed in a line of heroes: [Daily News]
  • Brandon lost 5-1 with 4 goals coming off of "goal-mouth scrambles" in front of Jacob De Serres. [Luber's Lounge]
  • The same official who said the Flyers were going to go after a young goalie now says "Who knew we had the guy we needed already here?" [DelcoTimes]
  • Chris Pronger and Mike Richards are a comedy duo: [DelcoTimes]
  • Johan Backlund rumors:  He said no to HV71 because he will re-sign with the Flyers... [euroflyers]
  • ...And since Timra stopped pursuing him, it's likely Backlund stays in NA at least. [euroflyers]
  • A look at Joe Mullen, power play coach. [Daily News]
  • Six years ago today Keith Primeau and Simon Gagne saved the Flyers' season. [The700level]
  • Looking at Ron Hextall's candidacy for GM of the Lightning. [Hockey or Die]
  • Brian Burke is keeping his son's memory alive: [Puck Daddy]
  • Lastly, a look at save percentages and shooting percentages.  Even suggesting the Flyers are the new luckiest team. [Brodeur is a Fraud]

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