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Friday Morning Fly By: Hey don't let anyone sneeze on you in Dallas. Topical humor woo!

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

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*Don't forget, the Flyers are in Dallas tomorrow night to take on the Stars at 8PM. BSH will preview the matchup tomorrow afternoon.

*Wayne Simmonds has been on fire to start this season; should we expect a regression any time soon? [CSN Philly]

*Craig Berube talks the shootout and acknowledges that the team doesn't take them all that seriously in practice. [Daily News]

*Simmer and Jakub Voracek also offered their thoughts on the shootout. [Flyers]

*And along with Claude Giroux they also discussed the team's tough road ahead. [Flyers]

*Raffl and Umberger are hoping their respective games are jump-started on this road trip. [CSN Philly]

*Jason Akeson is trying to adjust to life on the Flyers' fourth line. [Courier-Post]

*Breaking down the film on Voracek's goal against the Ducks. [Inside The Film Room]

*Chris Pronger answered some questions from the Philly media about his new role in Player Safety. [Daily News]

*Mike Milbury and Bob McKenzie had a spirited debate about the role of fighting in the NHL. [NBC Sports]

*Speaking of NBC Sports...this is hilarious. [Yahoo Hockey]

*Measuring the impact defense has on goaltending. [NHL Numbers]

*Here are some hockey rumors involving the Flyers that may or may not (probably not) be true. [Hockeybuzz]

*The Leafs are getting SO STATSY you guys, Hexy better steal Gardiner quick before someone notices that he's awesome. [Yahoo Sports]

*And finally, a nugget of Bernie Parent's wisdom to take you into the weekend. []