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Thursday Morning Fly By: And then there were three.

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

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*Sometimes, the offseason allows the time to do fun stuff like sit down with the great Reggie Leach 40 years after he won the Conn Smythe. [BSH]

*Looks like Shayne Gostisbehere isn't the only Flyer likely to be heading to the World Cup. [Inquirer]

*Yesterday we learned about the Flyers defensive corps through Charlie's awesome zone exit tracking project. Today, it's the forwards. [BSH]

*Phantoms forward Tim Brent has decided to retire from professional hockey. [Highland Park Hockey]

*DGB on the five best conference finals since 1980. [The Hockey News]

*Jim Craig sat down recently to talk about what it was like to sell his "Miracle on Ice" gold medal, among other things. [Puck Daddy]

*A new advanced stat?? OH BOY WHAT FUN! [Arctic Ice Hockey]

*The NHL is going to lose a tooooonnnnn of money because of the falling Canadian dollar. [Sportsnet]

*Fun offseason semi-hockey related question: is there any musical artist that would unite Americans the way The Tragically Hip seems to unite Canadians? That's so universal? Can't think of one. [Leafs Nation]

*And finally, you know what is going to get us through the summer? Michael Del Zotto's instagram account, that's what. [BSH]