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Thursday Morning Fly By: Hey, there's a game tonight!

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

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*Seems like forever since we've last had a game to look forward to eh? Rangers tonight; official preview is here, check back later for the BSH take on the matchup.

*Craig Berube has made some pretty significant lineup changes, including demoting Kimmo Timonen off the top power play in favor of Mark Streit. [Inquirer] [CSN Philly]

*ASF with his take on the reduction in Timonen's role. Plus a bonus Pearl Jam reference! [Flyers]

*Meltzer also looks at the roster moves. [Hockeybuzz]

*We will not get a look at Henrik Lundqvist tonight; he's injured. [BSH] [Daily News]

*No King Henry means the Flyers get to be the first NHL team to face rookie goaltender Cam Talbot. [Blueshirt Banter]

*If you're not checking out the BSH Fanposts lately you're missing out; Dangler9 continues his Schenngenda and 13hardingers examines the Sean Couturier - Jordan Staal comparison.

*Ranking Paul Holmgren's ten worst moves that aren't trading Mike Richards and Jeff Carter. [CSN Philly]

*On the importance of and misconceptions about advanced hockey analytics. [Arctic Ice Hockey]

*NHL linesmen are now stopping fights if helmets are removed. [Puck Daddy]

*Are great in-game goalies great in shootouts too? [Fear the Fin]

*Great moment in goaltender goal scoring history. [Grantland]

*Finally, this has nothing to do with hockey, but if you were ever wondering what our own Eric T. would look like as a football player, here's your answer. []