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Thursday Morning Fly By: Where we choose to believe Dave Hakstol's seat is getting hot

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

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*Hey some real life Flyers news!! The Flyers have a new coach! Assistant coach, but still, it's cool. He was a head coach with a lot of success in the OHL. [BSH]

*Charlie found this super great breakdown of the way he coached his team that's worth a read. [The First Pass]

*A website you've probably never heard of has done a comprehensive study to determine the best hockey cities in America and Philadelphia is ranked 12th. Quite frankly, that seems about right. [WalletHub]

*July 1 will be here before you know it, so here's our old pal Frank Seravalli's list of the ten best free agents available this summer. [TSN]

*Future New Jersey Devil Nico Hischier isn't getting caught up in the Nico vs. Nolan hub bub. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Now let's hear from future Flyer Nolan Patrick. [Flyers]

*Let's take a look at ten players who might be on the block this offseason. [USA Today]

*DGB on five Hall of Fame players whose rookie years were capped off by multiple Cup runs. You know, like Matt Murray. [The Hockey News]

*And finally, because Penguins fans really just want to be the most annoying people on the planet, here's one hypothesizing that the Predators are piping fake crowd noise into their building. Sure. That's a thing. [Pittsburgh Hockey Now]