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Thursday Morning Fly By: Kimmo night magic.

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

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*Clearly inspired by Kimmo Timonen's leadership and general wonderfulness, the Flyers won a game against a way better hockey team AND it included an even strength goal at home by Claude Giroux. Magic. Recap!

*Kimmo cried thinking about us, you guys. Kimmo forgoddamnedever. [Flyers]

*If you want to feel even sadder about Kimmo no longer being ours, take a look at the way he improved literally everyone he played with during the '13-'14 season. [Buzz On Broad]

*Ed Snider thinks the Flyers will compete for the Cup next year. That's adorable. [Daily News]

*Speaking of next year...the defense might be horrifyingly bad. [Pattison Ave]

*Flyers prospect Travis Sanheim is earning rave reviews up there with the Calgary Hitmen. [Daily News]

*Another prospect that's looking like a winner is sixth round pick Radel Fazleev. [Daily News]

*Ray Emery is enjoying his second chance with the Flyers. [NHL.com]

*The Flyers are shutting down Shayne Gostisbehere for the season, which is absolutely the right decision. [Flyers]

*Craig Berube will probably get fired this summer, as he probably should. [Inquirer]

*And if he does get fired, the Flyers will get to be right in the middle of what could end up being a crazy offseason for coaching staffs. [ESPN]

*Unbelievably, this list of overpaid NHLers does not include noted overpaid NHLer Andrew MacDonald. [Sportsnet]

*Just for funsies let's look back at the career numbers of oft-overlooked former Flyers goalie Roman Cechmanek. [Jewels From The Crown]

*The history of trading the number one pick in the NHL draft. [Grantland]

*And finally, about number one draft picks... let's all watch Patrick Kane stickhandle and hate the NHL draft lottery a little more. [TSN]