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Friday Morning Fly By: Woo the preseason can be a lot of fun sometimes.

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

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*Yes it's just preseason, yes no one is really icing their best lineup, but damn if last night's win against the Devils wasn't a ridiculous amount of fun. If nothing else, the Phantoms are going to be a BLAST this year. RECAP!

*Shayne Gostisbehere scored his first goal as a Flyer last night and it was a beaut. [Let's Go Flyers]

*Pierre-Edouard Bellemare is a little banged up, that's why he didn't play last night. [CSN Philly]

*Travis Sanheim was pretty impressive during training camp and earned himself an entry-level contract with the Flyers. [BSH]

*To the shock of just about everyone, Claude Giroux was on the ice for practice this morning. [Courier-Post]

*Giroux spoke post-practice about his injury and when he thinks he'll return to the lineup. [Flyers]

*Jay Rosehill has some competition for the role of resident face-puncher in new guy Zack Stortini. [Daily News]

*Brad Marsh looks back on his training camp days; things are just a tiny bit different now. [Hockeybuzz]

*Evander Kane talks his future and why personality isn't a bad thing for hockey players to display. [Sportsnet]

*Zach Parise is a fan of the fancy stat. [Star Tribune]

*On the poster boys and punching bags of the analytics movement. [TSN]

*Wonder which NHL coaches encourage their players to dive...hmm... [ProHockeyTalk]

*Seven restricted free agents that are missing NHL camp. [Sportsnet]

*It is possible that Keanu Reeves was a better hockey player than he is an actor. [The Hockey News]

*And finally, NBC's new NHL promo is pretty good. [SB Nation]