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

  • The schedule for the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series between the Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins was released yesterday. [BSH]
  • ... and the complete schedule for all eight first round series. [SBNation.com]
  • As a reminder, you can get Penguins coverage throughout the series from our friends at Pensburgh and SB Nation Pittsburgh.
  • Changing the lyrics of "Knock Knock" to fit the Flyers. Or something. [Soundcloud]
  • The Phantoms are battling for the postseason in the AHL. They beat Albany 3-2 on Friday night and 5-3 on Saturday night, but were unable to move into playoff position following an Easter Sunday loss to Rochester. [Post Star]
  • Zac Rinaldo ended the season just three PIM off the league lead. [Frequent Flyers]
  • Two of ESPN's 12 hockey experts picked the Flyers to beat the Penguins. Both in seven games. [ESPN]
  • Boston College won their fifth national championship on Saturday, defeating Ferris State 4-1 at the Frozen Four title game in Tampa. [SBNation.com]
  • Taking suggestions on the female equivalent of the playoff beard. [St. Louis Game Time]
  • Penguin is on the menu in Claude's kitchen. [Rob Tornoe]
  • What to make of the resurgence of the Florida Panthers? [Hockey Prospectus]
  • Can't help but be happy for Ray Emery after all of his injury struggles during his time with the Flyers. He signed a one-year contract extension with the Blackhawks over the weekend. [SBNation.com]
  • 29 reasons to cheer for the Phoenix Coyotes in the Western Conference playoffs. [Five For Howling]
  • Finally, the Flyers will practice at 11 a.m. this morning at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Open to the public, as always.