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Wednesday Morning Fly By: The real final four begins.

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

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*The Flyers kick off their final four games of the season tonight in Detroit against the Red Wings. Game is at 8PM because they are our noted Rivals. Winning is real real important here, guys. Leggo.

*Let us count the ways in which Steve Mason was awesome during the month of March. [Flyers]

*Shayne Gostisbehere is awesome in every way, even if his advanced stats aren't great. Watch the game nerds! etc. [BSH]

*The Flyers continue to show that they've learned from past mistakes. [CSN Philly]

*Bet you didn't expect the Flyers' defense to be performing this well this late into the season. [Sons of Penn]

*Meltzer on Andrew MacDonald's place in the lineup and the end of the Phantoms' season. [Hockeybuzz]

*Ever wonder which celebrities NHL players have crushes on? No? Well you'll find out anyway. []

*If Sean Couturier had played a full season he'd likely be in the Selke conversation this year. [TSN]

*Friedman's latest 30 Thoughts focuses on the NHL's concussion case. [Sportsnet]

*The numbers show that NHL coaches wait too long to pull their goaltender. [TSN]

*Thirty things we learned during the '15-'16 season; one for each team. [USA Today]

*DGB on the ten best potential first round matchups. [Sportsnet]

*And finally, the march towards the gold medal for the US women's hockey team, in their own words. [The Players' Tribune]