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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Winning is more fun than losing.

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

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*Look at these silly Flyers, playing teams way better than them and winning games anyway. What a fun group of young men. Take that, Montreal! RECAP!

*You know what needs to be better? The penalty kill. That could stand to be better. [CSN Philly]

*And hey lookie here, an article about the Flyers working to improve their special teams. [Inquirer]

*Claude Giroux is going to be an All-Star. But he probably shouldn't be. [BSH]

*What, exactly, is the "6 foot rule" in hockey? [Pattison Ave]

*Friedman's latest 30 Thoughts includes a bit of a sales pitch for the newest Phantom, Sam Gagner. [Sportsnet]

*Late yesterday morning Team USA won the bronze at the WJC with a rout of the Swedes. Later in what turned out to be a CRAZY good game, the Finns beat the Russians in OT for the gold. Good times. [USA Hockey]

*Speaking of the WJC, the IIHF isn't thrilled with ticket sales. Lower ticket prices seems like a great place to start in 2017. [Sportsnet]

*Our old pal Frank Seravalli tries his hand at guessing the final All-Star rosters. [TSN]

*And finally, a look at the ten most marketable stars in the NHL, most of whom aren't being marketed at all. [Medium]