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Friday Morning Fly By: In which there is a lot of looking back...

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

Paul Bereswill

*Jay Greenberg looks back at Paul Holmgren's tenure as GM. [Flyers]

*A look at Homer's best and worst moves. [CSN Philly]

*Our own Kevin Christmann looks at Homer's ten best and ten worst moves during his time as general manager of the Flyers.

*Ron Hextall will bring statistics and patience to the Flyers' front office. Which just sounds so freaking great. [Courier Post]

*Meltzer on Hexy's view of analytics and roster building and comparing the philosophies of the new and old GMs.

*Speculating about which of the Flyers' free agents will stay and which will go. [CSN Philly]

*Hextall's first move might be finding a new left-wing for Claude Giroux's line. [Inquirer]

*Sean McIndoe on what makes the Kings, Pens, Bruins, and Blackhawks perpetual final four contenders. [Grantland]

*The Toronto Maple Leafs have, for reasons no one can comprehend, extended Randy Carlyle for two years. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*The stupid Rangers are failing at the one job they had to do after beating the Flyers, and inevitably Rick Nash is going to take a lot of heat. [Puck Daddy]

*The top-30 prospects for the 2014 draft. [The Hockey News]