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Thursday Morning Fly By: A measly 26 days until opening night!

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

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*BSH looks at all 36 forwards that will be at the Flyers training camp, from locks to long shots. [BSH]

*It's hard to argue with the fans choice of 2013-2014 Flyers highlight of the year. It's a beaut. [Flyers]

*Hextall made it very clear to his team that offseason chubbiness would not be tolerated come training camp. [CSN Philly]

*Will this be the year that Scott Laughton actually makes the team? [Inquirer]

*This ranking of the top ten centers in the Metro Division is maybe slightly biased. [Japers' Rink]

*Meltzer on the Flyers' need to improve their even-strength game. [Hockeybuzz]

*This article on how bad the Islanders' defense was last year is interesting because you know who used to be on the Islanders? Andrew MacDonald. [theScore]

*We already knew this but now it's official: the 2015 Winter Classic will be played at Nationals Park between the Caps and the 'Hawks. [ProHockeyTalk]

*NHL players offer their thoughts on advanced analytics. [ESPN]

*Speaking of, here are ten players who should break out this season based on the numbers. [The Hockey News]

*Is Brayden Schenn also poised for a breakout? [Let's Go Flyers]

*The NHL could face 10,000 litigants in concussion lawsuits. Madness. [TSN]

*And finally, the Philadelphia Flyers 2014-2015 emoji preview. [Puck Daddy]