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Friday Morning Fly By: Is Dale Weise elite??

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

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* Scoring five goals in one period is fun! I enjoyed watching that! Here’s a recap of last night’s game.

* Said game featured two Flyers getting Gordie Howe Hat Tricks! In the first period! [Puck Daddy]

* The Flyers, bless their hearts, will never stop telling you that they think the team can make the playoffs: [CSN Philly]

* Oskar Lindblom is doing lots of Good Things as he and Brynas head to the SHL semi-finals: [Sons of Penn]

* Mike Vecchione, who was named a Hobey Baker finalist, is still making his decision and is still considering the Flyers: []

* Elsewhere, the NHL is very excited about its newly-announced partnership with China: []

* Is Flames rookie Matthew Tkachuk already among the NHL’s biggest villains? Who else makes that list? There’s a Flyer on it! You may or may not be shocked to see which one it is! [Sportsnet]

* Is it too soon to re-draft the 2016 first round? Absolutely, it is, but let’s see what it may look like anyways: [The Hockey News]

* Previewing the team that WILL LOSE to the USWNT tonight as Women’s World Championships get underway in Michigan: [Pension Plan Puppets]

* Turns out the Flyers broke Erik Karlsson on Tuesday, because last night he missed a game for the first time since February ... of 2013: [Puck Daddy]

* The Blackhawks have had some lulls over the past year and change, but are they back to being The Blackhawks as the playoffs near? [TSN]

* Finally, as the Wild stumble towards the playoffs, how much trouble are they in? [Hockey Wilderness]