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Friday Morning Fly By: It's Friday and your Flyers will pick #2 overall.

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

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*Noted terrible leader Claude Giroux has been named captain of the Team Canada squad! Pretty cool. [Hockey Canada]

*Turns out Ron Hextall is just as pumped about getting the #2 pick as we are. NHL GMs: they're just like you! [CSN Philly]

*And yet another in what will surely be a long long line of "who would be better" articles with regard to that second pick. [Courier-Post]

*Charlie's exhaustive review of Shayne Gostisbehere's second season is an absolute must-read. [BSH]

*DGB runs down each draft lottery team to see if trading their pick makes sense. (spoiler alert: NO IT DOES NOT.)[Sportsnet]

*Yesterday we took a look at a ranking of the NHL's general managers. Here's a nice little wrap up of that ranking. [Hockey Graphs]

*So here's the thing: diving is only bad when it isn't your team doing it. In fact, it might actually be good. [Puck Daddy]

*There's often a lot of talk about the "culture of violence" in the NHL, but at least one concussion expert seems to agree that it's real and it's a problem for the guys who play. [Puck Daddy]

*If you're salty about the Penguins being up 3-1 on the Capitals right now, direct your ire at the Washington Capitals. [The Washington Post]

*And finally, here's a list of the top 30 UFAs this year. Some good names on this list. You want any of them? [The Hockey News]