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Friday Morning Fly By: Claude Giroux good lord.

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

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*The Flyers went into St. Louis and won a hockey game. And Claude Giroux scored a greeeeaaaasy goal. Have fun watching that over and over all day long. RECAP!

*Charlie takes the time to track all of the Flyers' stats so you better be taking the time to examine them. LOOK AT THEM. [BSH]

*On Brandon Manning, and how he earned a big role with the Flyers. [Courier-Post]

*The Flyers' veteran defensemen know that their team is a better team with Shayne Gostisbehere than without him. [CSN Philly]

*Goalie coach Brady Robinson seems to make making a difference in his first year with the Flyers. [Flyerdelphia]

*Matt Read may not have a ton of goals so far this season, but his play in the neutral zone is pretty close to perfect. [BSH]

*Claude Giroux might be more valuable to this team than you think he is. JK you guys totally know how valuable he is but here are some numbers. []

*The NHL is reportedly thinking of renaming its trophies. This is dumb. [Toronto Sun]

*Why does the NHL still allow its players to fight bare-knuckle? [TSN]

*DGB on why talent dilution is not to blame for the drop in goal scoring. [ESPN]

*On the NHL's divide in player evaluation. [TSN]

*And finally, presented without comment, Travis Konecny. [BSH]