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Thursday Morning Fly By: Carbomb days left WOO!

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

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*The Flyers made their first roster cuts, among them Samuel Morin, which makes sense since he's practically fetal. The roster is down to 32 heading into team building.

*The team seems to be leaning towards keeping veteran Hal Gill around for a bit. (

*To say Paul Holmgren is under a lot of pressure would probably be an understatement. (ProHockeyTalk)

*Jason Akeson was hoping to impress the Flyers front office at camp this year. Now he'll have to impress from ADK. (Flyers)

*Meltzer on the Flyers' preseason record thus far. (Hockeybuzz)

*Previewing Vincent Lecavalier's hopefully awesome 2013-14 season. (BSH)

*Michael Raffl clicked with linemates Wayne Simmonds and Vinny Lecavalier in these first few games. (CSN Philly)

*The Florida Panthers are being sold. (PHT)

*A cool read about what it's like for an NHL player traded by his team. (Backhand Shelf)

*The hockey brain trust at ESPN ranked the top 100 forwards in the game and left off Bobby Ryan. Giroux's at ten though so I'll TAKE IT! (ESPN)

*A little insight into NHL "bridge deals" for young players coming off their ELCs. (mc79hockey)

*And finally, October is almost here and with it, a new year of hockey. Here's some resolutions for the NHL fan. (Grantland)