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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Someone forgot to tell them Gagne means win.

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

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*Seriously, of all the cockamamie ideas the NHL has had over the years, 3-on-3 is just the best ever. Such a roller coaster of emotions. And then the Flyers lose in the shootout because of course. It was a fun one, though. RECAP!!

*Hey, Ghost got his first NHL goal! [BSH]

*Simon Gagne was honored to be celebrated by the Flyers last night. [Daily News]

*If you're in the Philly area today you might want to check out this pretty cool hockey talk going on this evening. Bryz will be there! [BSH]

*Claude Giroux remains atop the latest Flyers player power rankings. [CSN Philly]

*Steve Mason was back in net last night due to an injury to Michael Neuvirth. Upper body, evidently. [Courier-Post]

*Speaking of injuries, the loss of Mark Streit is probably going to be really, really hard on this team. [Flyerdelphia]

*After a lot of random scratching, Brayden Schenn found himself on the top line last night. [Inquirer]

*A hockey fan with lots of spare time redesigned all of the league's current jerseys. Here's a look at the Flyers. [BSH]

*Is the Flyers' front office's recent more patient approach already paying off? [The Hockey Writers]

*On wider nets and why that might be a dumb idea. [Pattison Ave]

*In his latest 30 Thoughts, Friedman offers up the idea of trying out different nets in the All-Star game. [Sportsnet]

*Let's speculate a little bit about what players might make the American World Cup team. [USA Today]

*The NHL make a big deal about getting involved in the advanced stats game and it turns out they're doing a terrible, terrible job at it. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, this ESPN holiday commercial is pretty hilarious, thanks in part to the addition of Wayne Gretzky. [TSN]