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Wednesday Morning Fly By: OH MY GOD

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

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*The Flyers won a game. THE FLYERS WON A SHOOTOUT. Don't even know what's real anymore. RECAP!

*Looking at the numbers from last night's win. [Buzz On Broad]

*The possibility of Claude Giroux being out of the lineup for more that one game exposes a bit of a depth problem on this team. [Courier-Post]

*Ron Hextall wants to assure you: the Flyers are not trying to tank. [Daily News]

*Jakub Voracek is turning himself into an elite NHLer and people are starting to take notice. []

*Turns out that playing on an absolutely terrible team has its advantages; it makes it clear just how valuable Claude Giroux is. [TSN]

*Flyers prospect Samuel Morin had himself a nice little World Junior Championship. [Flyers]

*Speaking of prospects, let's check in with the Phantoms. [Pattison Ave]

*Brandon Manning has been named to the AHL All-Star game again. [BSH]

*Friedman's latest Thirty Thoughts include a few on our Flyers. [Sportsnet]

*A look at what went wrong with Team USA at the WJC. [SB Nation College Hockey]

*Wrapping up Juniors with five key thoughts from DGB. [Grantland]

*So the Toronto Maple Leafs fired Randy Carlyle yesterday and it ended up being just the most fun. [SB Nation]

*Dave Nonis defended his horrible track record! [Puck Daddy]

*Phil Kessel called a guy an idiot! [Pension Plan Puppets]

*Since there's an opening now, here are five coaches ready for their next NHL job. [Sportsnet]

*The Flyers are featured here as one of three teams likely to make a big move before the deadline. [The Hockey News]

*And finally, Claude Giroux (and Scotty Hartnell, :( ) are a delight. In case you had any doubt. [BSH]