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Friday Morning Fly By: Poor Steve Mason.

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

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*Some sad news came last night: Matthew Wuest, creator of CapGeek, died from cancer. Just terrible news. [Metro Halifax]

*Calgary's third jersey is cool and all but it kind of burns the retinas a bit. Recap!

*Travis has had about enough of Craig Berube's nonsense. [BSH]

*Best option for the Flyers' top line? Michael Raffl. Duh. [Daily News]

*At this point, the Flyers are paying for pretty much pride, and nothing else. [CSN Philly]

*Paul Holmgren thinks Ron Hextall is doing a great job, which quite frankly is terrifying. [Inquirer]

*On why this terribly unsuccessful season is a necessary evil on the road to something resembling good hockey. [Buzz On Broad]

*Six trades that almost were and OH MY GOD DID WE DODGE SOME BULLETS WOO. [The Hockey Writers]

*A look at undrafted UFA Tanner Kero. [Pattison Ave]

*Three-on-three overtime would probably help the Flyers given that they are patently terrible at shootout. [BSH]

*And here are five things you should know about three-on-three play. [The Score]

*Brandon Manning has been reassigned to the Phantoms now that Michael Del Zotto is back. [Phantoms Hockey]

*Even without Patrick Kane, the Chicago Blackhawks should not be counted out of the playoffs. Yay Kimmo! [The Hockey News]

*Mike Milbury wants to remind you that he was a terrible GM by saying he'd send Joe Thorton to the AHL. [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

*Connor McDavid isn't getting wrapped up in the Connor McDavid sweepstakes. [Yahoo Sports Canada]

*Speaking of, what would you do if the Flyers won the draft lottery? [BSH]

*A look at the anatomy of the collapse of the Toronto Maple Leafs. [The Globe and Mail]

*Someone has a collection of autographed hockey jocks. Hmm. Okay. [TSN]

*And finally, remember when Travis Sanheim had mean things to say about Brayden Schenn that time? Awwwwwkwaaaard. [BSH]