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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Somebody Would Draft Matt Cooke, It Might As Well Be Me

ATLANTA - APRIL 10: Matt Cooke #24 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is knocked out by this right-handed punch from Evander Kane #9 of the Atlanta Thrashers at Philips Arena on April 10, 2010 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

  • Jaromir Jagr is a "shot in the dark", so says Paul Holmgren: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Jakub Voracek hasn't scored this preseason, so he needs to keep shooting: [CSNPhilly]
  • Looking at the roster battles: []
  • The Flyers are looking to Max Talbot for leadership: [Daily News]
  • Wondering if Brayden Schenn will make the team: [CSNPhilly]
  • But apparently Schenn is the odds-on favorite to win the Calder: [Puck Daddy]
  • Predicting the 2011-12 roster: [Down Goes Spezza] [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Anthony SanFilippo with some drama: "Six-and-a-half years later, that same goalie is being asked to save a franchise." He is? []
  • The Phantoms are down to 25 players, plus those who join them by 3 p.m. tomorrow: []
  • Future Flyers Weekly Report, starring Niko Hovinen and Nick Cousins: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Hovinen was named 2nd star of the week: [euroflyers]
  • Arguing that Mike Richards and Jeff Carter were traded because the Flyers were worried about long-term deals, unless it's a goalie. Then they are fine: [Broad Street Buzz]
  • A good story - first part, anyway - on the Flyers series against the Soviet Union: [The Hockey Guys]
  • In Travis' first "Morning Skate", NHL realignment should factor in television interests with regards to Canada: []
  • Looking at how bad the Hurricanes goalies have been for years, and wondering why they didn't get a better one: [Brodeur is a Fraud]
  • While he's right, I'm not sure pointing out the flaws in Corsi Rel before people accept Corsi as meaningful is a good idea: [Driving Play]
  • Previewing the Eastern Conference: [Down Goes Brown]