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Friday Morning Fly By: Who's ready for some playoffs??

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

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This could be us but you playin'
This could be us but you playin'
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*The Phantoms kick off their Calder Cup run tonight in Allentown and this handy infographic will tell you everything you need to know about round one against the Hershey Bears. [BSH]

*And here's a more in-depth look at how these two teams stack up. [The Morning Call]

*Sean Couturier finished up this season strong, and if we're lucky he'll pick that right back up at the start of the next season. [CSN Philly]

*Oh god, hockey players are saying "trust the process" now, we are all doomed. [CSN Philly]

*The NHL replay process is, at best, seriously flawed. If they're going to keep it they really need to figure out how to make it less....clunky. [Daily News]

*Big big news in hockey yesterday was the Buffalo Sabres firing Dan Bylsma and Tim Murray. This would have been news enough, but it came on the heels of reports of Jack Eichel demanding Bylsma go so....juicy. [Die By The Blade]

*Since it would seem that no one on earth likes the NHL's current playoff format, of course Gary Bettman is determined to keep it as-is. [The Columbus Dispatch]

*So, who'd you give the Selke to? [The Hockey News]

*The need for playoff experience in order to succeed is a myth. [USA Today]

*And finally, DGB is here to give non-playoff teams like ours a playoff team we can look up to. [Sportsnet]