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Thursday Morning Fly By: B-B-B-Byfuglien and the Jetttsssss....

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

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*The Winnipeg Jets are in town tonight, woo! Puck drops at 7PM; preview the game here.

*Nicklas Grossmann returned to practice yesterday. *shudder* [CSN Philly]

*R.J. Umberger is getting better at hockey. It's weird. [BSH]

*If you need more proof, just take a look at the Nerd Report from Tuesday's Coyotes game. [BSH]

*Some additional nerdery from the last game... [Buzz On Broad]

*Speaking of nerds, they've taken over oh no! [Puck Daddy]

*Steve Mason came in pretty early to relieve Emery Tuesday night and played a huge part in the win. [Courier-Post]

*Should the Flyers pin their hopes for the season on Wayne Simmonds? [Daily News]

*Rob Zepp has been returned to the Phantoms again. [Phantoms Hockey]

*Jakub Voracek thinks the NHL All-Star game could have been more like "real" hockey. [CSN Philly]

*Speaking of the All-Star game, ratings were not great. Even in Canada. [Puck Daddy]

*In case you didn't know yet, Zac Rinaldo is not that great at hockey. [BSH]

*Finding a new home for Mike Richards. [NHL Numbers]

*Could that new home be Calgary? [Calgary Sun]

*Milwaukee is the latest city to show up in NHL expansion rumors. [Sports Illustrated]

*Cal Clutterbuck is the latest player who should be ashamed of himself for diving. []

*The continuing free-fall of the Canadian dollar will likely affect the cap, despite Bettman's insistence that it won't. [The Globe and Mail]

*And finally, seven ways the Flyers can tank for a better pick. [Pattison Ave]