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Friday Morning Fly By: Congrats Eric T.!

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

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*It wasn't too long ago that Broad Street Hockey hatched its plan to destroy the league from within. Slowly, they plotted their moves. A few stats articles here, some well-time tweets there... a game of chess, really. Yesterday, the scheme bore fruit: our own Eric T. was hired by the Hurricanes, the first team that he will trick into using things like "CORSI" and "numbers" to make hockey decisions. Well played, Doctor. (For real though: CONGRATS ERIC!) [BSH]

*The Flyers have hired themselves a new goalie development coach. Miss you, Neil Little. [Hockeybuzz]

*Wayne Simmonds is pretty psyched about the upcoming season, but should he be? [The Hockey News]

*The Flyers held a hockey clinic for some special-needs kids. Adorable. [Inquirer]

*Anthony Stolarz is entering what will be a very important second year with the Phantoms. [Flyerdelphia]

*Taylor Leier crack the top-13 in our 25 Under 25 ranking. [BSH]

*DGB looks at several of the best NHL rivalries to determine who wins the Championship Belt. [Grantland]

*This is a pretty cool, really extensive look at how passing plays impact team success. [Blueshirt Banter]

*Martin St. Louis has written a piece for The Players' Tribune, and you're required to read everything posted on The Players' Tribune. [The Players' Tribune]

*Here's Sidney Crosby playing goal. [CBC]

*Let's take a look at which NHL defensemen remain on the free agency market. [NHL Numbers]

*The Tampa Bay Lightning still haven't extended Steven Stamkos. Here's why it may not be so easy for them. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, the Flyers revealed their marketing campaign for the upcoming season. Good news? It beats #clutchtime. [BSH]