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Friday Morning Fly By: Oh hey the weekend hooray.

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

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*Did you know that Wayne Simmonds is the absolute coolest? You probably did, but this article about the ways in which he gives back to his community will remind you. [Sportsnet]

*Michael Raffl is going to try his hardest to make sure the Austrians kick ass in the Olympic qualifiers. [Sons of Penn]

*The Wells Fargo Center is the center of the universe at the moment, so let's look back at the best hockey moments the building has ever seen. [Flyerdelphia]

*DGB on five big huge hockey trades that almost happened, but never did. [The Hockey News]

*Detroit gave Danny DeKeyser a contract that will probably trigger you, so proceed with caution. [TSN]

*Some medical professionals have weighed in on Gary Bettman's comments regarding CTE, and shockingly enough they're not on board with his assessments. [The Globe and Mail]

*And finally, on AHL rule changes and the final death of the hockey enforcer. [Pension Plan Puppets]