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

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*So last night kind of confirmed that the Flyers are doing this play-down-to-bad/play-up-to-good thing eh? IT'S ANNOYING. Recap.

*Vincent Lecavalier was a healthy scratch in favor of Zac Rinaldo for the third straight game. Surprisingly enough, this does not please him. [Inquirer]

*Speaking of, who do we blame for all of this Zac Rinaldo that keeps happening? [Buzz On Broad]

*No seriously, why is Zac Rinaldo still in this lineup? [Daily News]

*A statistical look at the Flyers' playoff chances. [Pattison Ave]

*So...the Flyers should keep Wayne Simmonds right? [BSH]

*And they should definitely keep Michael Del Zotto, who's been a key piece of the team's recent success. [CSN Philly]

*On the even-strength play of Claude Giroux. [The Hockey Writers]

*The case for the Flyers standing pat at the deadline. [The Hockey News]

*Speaking of the deadline, it might be pretty boring if the Maple Leafs back off their plan to blow things up. [The Globe and Mail]

*Analyzing the value of NHL draft picks. [Sportsnet]

*Two Penguins fans named their child "Malkin Crosby". I mean... [SB Nation]

*The Ducks and Canadiens made a minor trade yesterday; let's see who won. [The Hockey News]

*And the Islanders made a pretty major signing. [Lighthouse Hockey]

*And finally, this piece on the "Miracle" game from the Soviet perspective is fantastic. Must read. Seriously, go read it. [The Players Tribune]