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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Danny!

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

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*It's Danny Briere night at the Flyers this evening, and ahead of those festivities Mr. Playoffs reflects on why the Flyers became his team. [Flyers]

*Evgeny Medvedev has been one of the best surprises of the season thus far. Charlie looks into his neutral zone play. [BSH]

*The Flyers have a lot of confidence after getting off to a pretty great start in October. [CSN Philly]

*Michal Neuvirth returned to practice yesterday, which is good. [Inquirer]

*He, Cooter, and Mark Raffle are still listed as day-to-day, though. [ProHockeyTalk]

*We may be seeing Raffl sooner rather than later though, as apparently he was not concussed on Saturday. Which, frankly, seems impossible. [Courier-Post]

*Here's Raffl addressing the media post-practice. [Flyers]

*Speaking of concussions, this is an interesting read on why testing won't fix the concussion problem in professional sports. [FiveThirtyEight]

*Scott Laughton is doing well to prove he belongs in the NHL. [Sons of Penn]

*On Samuel Morin and defenseman development curves. [Pattison Ave]

*Frank Seravalli has some good insight into the Vincent Lecavalier problem in his latest for TSN. [TSN]