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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Big test in Chi-town.

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

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*Chicago Blackhawks tonight, in another one of NBCSN's rivalry nights. The Flyers have a lot of rivals, it would seem. Check back later for a preview of the game.

*Steve Mason continues his road blog; his final post centers on the team's time in Ottawa and the trip down to Chicago. [Flyers]

*In the wake of another shootout loss, a look at the Flyers shootout stats. []

*Jakub Voracek ended a pretty long goal drought Monday night. Hopefully it marks the return of his superhero alter-ego, Jake Scoreacek. [CSN Philly]

*A look at how the $71 million dollar salary cap will impact the Flyers. [Daily News]

*Jay Rosehill's job is punching people in the face, and he would appreciate it if you stopped trying to make him stop. [BSH]

*Since we're seeing them tonight, here's a funny little interview with Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews. [ESPN]

*Eric T. on estimating player value and the Henrik Lundqvist contract. [SB Nation]

*Speaking of Dr. T., he's featured in this article on the NHL's adoption of statistical analysis. [Washington Post]

*The Winnipeg Jets will get an outdoor game. Phoenix wants one too. [SBN]

*On the Penguins-Bruins madness and minimizing reckless behavior in hockey. [Backhand Shelf]

*And finally, which forwards are currently helping or hurting their teams when it comes to drawing/taking penalties. [Puck Daddy]