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Thursday Morning Fly By: Aww yeah, you like the Flyers?

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

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*Folks it's a Thursday and a game day and you know what that means: more BSH Radio coming to your ear holes later this morning!

*Let's look back at that shootout loss to the dumb Senators and see what we can learn from it, shall we? [BSH]

*So not everything is perfect right now in Flyers-land but you know what? Ivan Provorov is ours and hoooooooo boy is he special. [BSH]

*You know what else? Shayne Gostisbehere. We've got good bits here, people. [BSH]

*DGB thinks the Flyers are one of the most confusing teams in the league. [The Hockey News]

*Friedman's latest edition of his wonderful 30 Thoughts column has a bit of insight onto the Flyers current goalie situation. [Sportsnet]

*He also talks a bit about what might happen with the NHL and the Olympics, and it looks like the league is trying to make something work. But the players will have to concede a little. [ProHockeyTalk]

*The Metro division is starting to bunch up a little, which should make things interesting. [Canes Country]

*On why "scoring chance" is a flawed metric and how it can be improved upon. [NHL Numbers]

*And finally, ahead of the Philly premiere of the excellent-looking film Ice Guardians, Meltzer takes a look at what makes an NHL tough guy. [Flyers]