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Thursday Morning Fly By: Ya heard? with the Perds.

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

Jen Fuller

*Shea Weber and the Nashville Predators are in town tonight for a 7PM puck-drop; check back this afternoon for a preview of the game!

*Craig Berube on preparing to take on the Preds. [Flyers]

*Chris VandeVelde is doing his best to stick with the big club. [Daily News]

*Scott Hartnell got hurt blocking a shot Tuesday night. [CSN Philly]

*Checking in on the prospects; notably defensive prospect Fredric Larsson was traded in the USHL. [Flyers Faithful]

*Former Flyer Mark Howe has written a book about his experience as an NHLer who is the son of an NHL legend. [Daily News]

*A look at who makes Team Canada if/when an injury takes one of their players out. Top of the list is no surprise. [SB Nation]

*On how the opposing team's strengths impact your team's performance. [Fear the Fin]

*The Edmonton Oilers, Perds, and Kings made some moves yesterday. [TSN]

*The anatomy of a player's hot streak. [SBN]

*The game-day routine of the healthy-scratched NHLer. [Backhand Shelf]

*A look at score-adjusted Fenwick and strength of schedule for every team in the league. [NHL Numbers]

*Brad Marsh runs through some of his most interesting frequently asked questions. [Hockeybuzz]

*Here's an artist mock-up at what Dodger Stadium will look like when transformed for outdoor hockey. There is a beach volleyball court. I do not understand this. [SBN]

*About those outdoor games...the Swiss version of the Winter Classic featured transparent boards that allowed a clearer view of the puck. It's pretty cool, actually. [Puck Daddy]