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Friday Morning Fly By: Can't we ALL call it Boxing Day?

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

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*Happy Boxing Day everyone but Americans! That's dumb though, so we're calling it Boxing Day here too. We here at BSH hope you had a fantastic Christmas yesterday (the Flyers hope you did too); don't forget that the Flyers are back on the ice tomorrow night in Nashville at 8PM.

*But we have afternoon hockey today! The World Juniors kick off and you won't want to miss it. Return your crappy gifts tomorrow. Today? Stay home. Watch hockey. Full television schedule for the tournament here.

*Looking back at the stats from Tuesday's game in Minnesota. [Buzz On Broad]

*Vincent Lecavalier seems to be finding his game on the Rinaldo-less fourth line. [CSN Philly]

*Meltzer has some thoughts on the WJC and a few little Christmas treats for you. [Hockeybuzz]

*Former Flyers will take the ice Sunday for a benefit game. [Inquirer]

*Flyers zone entry data from the first twenty games of the season. [Pattison Ave]

*Can Rob Zepp stick as an NHL backup? [CSN Philly]

*Which Flyer makes the best Santa? A question for the ages, really. [Flyers]

*Both the Phantoms and Royals have had a great week. [Buzz On Broad]

*A look at some cool hockey-related Christmas decorations, including a Saint Claude Giroux. [Puck Daddy]

*"Las Vegas is a hockey city," says man who wants to bring hockey to Las Vegas. [ProHockeyTalk]

*This text message from a mom to her NHL-playing son is pretty darn cute. [SB Nation]

*And finally, in case you missed it, just one more reason to love P.K. Subban. [Puck Daddy]