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Wednesday Morning Fly By: That's Mr. All-Star Train to you, folks.

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

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*Andrew MacDonald is bad and he makes life bad. Recap.

*But who cares, WAYNE SIMMONDS IS AN NHL ALL-STAR!!! [BSH]

*Here's Wayne, all happy and stuff about being given well-deserved honors. [Flyers]

*If you're interested in the rest of the All-Star info, that was all released yesterday. [NHL.com]

*This weekend we will get to see some of our favorite old Flyers back on the ice in the Alumni game; notably Brian Propp, who suffered a stroke last year. [Inquirer] [Puck Daddy]

*Being in a league's best division is going to make the playoffs tough for our boys. [Sons of Penn]

*The league has changed the start time of a Flyers-Penguins game in March, for reasons. [Penguins]

*Henrik Lundqvist pens a letter to his younger self. His younger self is Felix Sandstrom LOL GET IT?! [The Players' Tribune]

*DGB hands out his NHL mid-season awards. [Sportsnet]

*Look at the NHL, finally getting actual big-name stars to participate in its marketing schemes!!! [Hollywood Reporter]

*Man, people go all-out on their backyard rinks sometimes. And it's so cool. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, if you missed it yesterday, kill time before today's game with the latest episode of BSH Radio! There's yelling. It's fun. [BSH]