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Thursday Morning Fly By: More wins plz.

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

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*Kicking off a little road trip tonight in Tampa. Puck drops at 7:30; preview!

*Berube spoke after practice about the road trip ahead. [Flyers]

*All signs point to Ray Emery getting his fourth consecutive start tonight. So when will Steve Mason get his net back? [CSN Philly]

*To the surprise of most, the Flyers' not-great defense has been getting the job done through this little winning streak. [Courier-Post]

*Michael Raffl continues to be awesome. [CSN Philly]

*Pierre-Edouard Bellemare is adjusting quickly to the NHL's hectic schedule. [Inquirer]

*This film study of Shayne Gotisbehere's breakout against the Kings is worth a read. [Let's Go Flyers]

*Brandon Manning has been recalled from the Phantoms to join the Flyers on this road trip. He may replace Shayne Gostisbehere for one of these next couple of games. [BSH]

*Speaking of the Phantoms, let's check in with how the kids are doing up there. [BSH]

*The Nerd Report (re: scoring chance summary) for Tuesday's win is available for your enjoyment. [Let's Go Flyers]

*Does top-line consistency actually matter? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

*On score effects and why they're the key to your fancy stats analysis. [Puck Daddy]

*Pierre LeBrun offers up his ideas for changes that should be made to the NHL. [ESPN]

*Re-examining Fenwick and playoff success. [Hockey-Graphs]

*Will Arnett coaching the Maple Leafs seems like a better idea than what they've currently got going up there. [TSN]

*The best fourth lines do way more than just fight. [The Hockey Writers]

*And finally, Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen has a new mask and IT'S SO COOL. [TSN]