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Friday Morning Fly By: That was the opposite of fun.

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

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*Ugh this team. Recap.

*The numbers for the game aren't too fun either. [Buzz On Broad]

*Scott Laughton got hurt Wednesday night and missed last night's game. Thankfully he's just day-to-day. [BSH]

*This, along with all of the injured defensemen, is really working the Flyers' depth. [Inquirer]

*Can Michael Raffl get to twenty goals this season? [CSN Philly]

*Looking at zone exit data through the first half of the season. [Pattison Ave]

*Is Ray Emery expendable now that Rob Zepp is happening? [The Hockey Writers]

*Speaking of, Zepp spoke after the Caps game about his rather amazing save. [Flyers]

*Ron Hextall also had some things to say. [Flyers]

*Turns out Tom Wilson is another one of these guys who doesn't like us, doesn't like anyone on our team. [RMNB]

*Continuing with the series on players that could potentially be traded to a contender as a rental: Mark Streit. [Pattison Ave]

*Two of the Flyers' prospects have been ranked in the top 50 NHL prospects by ESPN. [BSH]

*And quite a few Flyers' prospects made it onto this list of the top 30 NHL-affiliated prospects. [TSN]

*You might be surprised to see where the Flyers fall on this ranking of possession numbers since the first twenty games. [ProHockeyTalk]

*The 2015 All-Snub All-Star team. [The Hockey News]

*Unbelievably, no one in Johnny Gaudreau's circle thought trademarking "Johnny Hockey" would make him seem like an incredible douche. [Calgary Herald]

*This in-depth look at what Jack Johnson's parents did to him is just so incredibly depressing. [Deadspin]

*A look at a new way of tracking player performance. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*Five hockey questions answered by five hockey people about the second half of the NHL season. [The Score]

*How bad does a coach need to lose before he gets fired? Asking for a friend. [Puck Daddy]

*DGB takes a good long look at the Pacific Division. [Grantland]

*And finally, yesterday CSN Philly thought that "should the Flyers trade for Martin Brodeur?" was a question that needed asking. We had some ideas. [BSH]

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