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Friday Morning Fly By: Time to pick a bandwagon.

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

Jeff Zelevansky

*Claude Giroux is a failure as a captain and an ineffective hockey player and hey look he has also been nominated for the Hart Trophy for Most Valuable Player. [BSH] [Flyers] [Puck Daddy]

*Steve Mason was able to knock goaltending off of the list of things Flyers fans need to speculate about this summer. [Daily News]

*BSHer Andrew D.'s overview of the Flyers' round one scoring chances. [BSH]

*Bernie Parent wants you to calm down because the Flyers are going to be just fine. []

*The second round is officially underway after last night's double-OT thriller in Boston; here's a full television schedule for your viewing enjoyment. [Puck Daddy]

*The BSH crew made their predictions for the second round. Turns out no one has any faith in the Ducks. [BSH]

*A handy guide to picking your second round bandwagon team from Sean McIndoe. [Grantland]

*The Canucks fired John Tortorella after one season. [Nucks Misconduct]

*The Islanders acquired Jaroslav Halak from the Caps yesterday. []

*A stats professor in Pittsburgh has come up with a new way to visualize scoring chances; BSHer keenan.sutherland pulls out the Flyers' data for closer examination.

*Travis looks at how the LA Kings pulled off the greatest comeback since the Flyers did it to Boston. [SB Nation]

*Guess the 2014-2015 opening day roster contest! [BSH]

*This is a cool look back at the man who invented the hat trick. [The Hockey News]

*NHLers as party bros; why not, it's the offseason (insert sadface). [BSH]

*And finally, what if Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir called playoff hockey games? It'd be awesome, that's what. [SBN]