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Friday Morning Fly By: Game five, probably the last, go team-of-your-choice.

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

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*Jason Akeson didn't play a ton of games with the Flyers this season but whatever, he gets a review anyway because we like him. [BSH]

*Meltzer has some more insight on the Bellemare signing and Sean Couturier's surgery. [Hockeybuzz]

*Jason Spezza has requested a trade out of Ottawa, which the team is accommodating. [SB Nation]

*On the futures of Spezza and Vincent Lecavalier. [TSN]

*Speculating about where Vinny might end up, should the Flyers be able to trade him. [CSN Philly]

*Evaluating this year's free agent left wingers. [Poweranks]

*Updating the Conn Smythe Watch; Justin Williams is still leading the pack. [Puck Daddy]

*Luck, or what people use when they want to explain something they can't explain with numbers. [Deadspin]

*Offensive zone entries and the importance of playing well in the neutral zone. [NHL Numbers]

*NHL general managers are still trying to define a coaches' challenge. [Puck Daddy]

*Evidently being an NHL Ice Girl isn't all sunshine and rainbows. [Mother Jones]

*If the Cup is awarded tonight, it should be awarded by someone who is not Gary Bettman. [The Hockey News]

*And finally, Darryl Sutter is hilarious; makes absolutely no sense at all ever. [SB Nation]