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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Coachless day five; in which we consider more options and Riley Cote starts getting hopeful.

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

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*Checking in with the Flyers prospects that are currently in some playoffs. [Flyers]

*If the Flyers want Todd McLellan they're going to need to act fast 'cause someone is going to hire him, and probably soon. [Daily News]

*Like Edmonton, for example. They could hire him. [Sportsnet]

*Meltzer takes a look at some of the 'sleeper' candidates for the next Flyers coach. [Hockeybuzz]

*Profiling potential coaching candidate Beniot Groulx. [BSH]

*How's about L.A. Kings assistant coach Davis Payne? []

*Evidently the "logjam" on the Flyers' defense this year made things weird. [CSN Philly]

*Speaking of, Panotch continues his reviewing with part one of the defense. [CSN Philly]

*Would you trade Wayne Simmonds if the price was right? [Buzz On Broad]

*Because of some weird rule that keeps being interpreted in different ways, the Flyers might end up with a draft pick if someone hires Craig Berube. [BSH]

*DGB has some thoughts on the insane atmosphere in Winnipeg. [Grantland]

*The crowd seems fun and all but the team on the ice is really letting them down. [The Globe and Mail]

*All of this Winnipeg Jets stuff is really bumming out hockey fans in Atlanta, though. [SB Nation]

*It's not looking great for the prospect of having the NHL in the 2018 Winter Olympics. [CTV News]

*On the pressures that come with parity in the NHL. [Hockey-Graphs]

*Bettman has some updates for us on the whole expansion-to-Vegas thing. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Speaking of expansion, evidently Seattle might not be the best place for it. [Seattle Times]

*Wayne Gretzky speaks pretty highly of Connor McDavid. [The Province]

*As for that other generational talent, Jack Eichel, he might end up staying in college. [Sportsnet]

*And finally, Dustin Byfuglien goes full-Marshawn. Charming. [Sportsnet]