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

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*The Flyers had a weekend in which we all went from "top five pick woo!" to "hahaha this crazy bunch of scamps is totally making the playoffs let's do this." What a fun time to be alive. First up, Saturday's win against the Predators. RECAP!

*Aaaaand the nerd report for the game. [BSH]

*And then all the stats for the game! If you're into that kind of thing. [Buzz on Broad]

*Then yesterday the Flyers beat the Capitals on a ridiculously greasy Voracek-pass-to-Del-Zotto-snipe play. It was awesome. RECAP!

*A look at the stats reveals a pretty nice little game for the top line. [Buzz on Broad]

*Peter Laviolette is like, way too cool to say hi to us when he's in town. [CSN Philly]

*The biggest pleasant surprise from this season might just turn out to be the play of Ryan White. [Courier-Post]

*The Oscars were last night so...the Flyers, in movie titles. [Inquirer]

*On the Flyers' long-term cap flexibility. [Pattison Ave]

*Asking the question, "what, exactly, are the Flyers doing?" [Puck Daddy]

*This weekend marked the 35th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice, and the remaining members of the 1980 team got together to celebrate the occasion. Let's look at how that reunion game together. [ProHockeyTalk]

*The anniversary was also marked by an auction of some memorabilia from the game. [Puck Daddy]

*Analytics, not statistics, are the new driving force behind NHL front offices. [NHL.com]

*Don Cherry had some thoughts on superstars fighting during this weekend's Hockey Night in Canada broadcast. [ProHockeyTalk]

*As things stand, it doesn't look like a forward is going to be winning the Hart this year. [NHL Numbers]

*On how to bring an NHL team to Seattle. [ESPN]

*The Hershey Bears and Bridgeport Soundtigers had a pretty crazy line brawl this weekend. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, as we all know by now, the NHL renamed existing fancystats when they launched their new and improved stats page Friday afternoon. What else should we be renaming? [Pension Plan Puppets]