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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Try to remember that your captain is actually good.

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

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*Drop everything you're doing and listen to this week's episode of BSH Radio, in which there is a very robust discussion about the future of our fearless ginger leader. [BSH]

*Speaking of Claude Giroux, could the answer to his scoring troubles be as easy as just shooting the puck more? [Sports Talk Philly]

*The 25 Under 25 has made it all the way to #19, who is the goalie prospect with quite possibly the most to prove next season. [BSH]

*Travis Konecny relives the excitement of scoring his first NHL goal. [Flyers]

*We talked about this a few weeks back on BSH Radio, but it bears further discussion: the Flyers are going to have to make a big decision on Wayne Simmonds, and sooner than later. [Hockeybuzz]

*It was revealed yesterday that the NHL wouldn't allow players under contract who were still in the minors to participate in the upcoming Olympics, and naturally people were a little annoyed. But should we be annoyed? [Puck Daddy]

*Speaking of the Olympics there was a line brawl at a Team Canada-Team Russia pre-Olympic tournament, that's fun. [The Hockey News]

*The Flyers' division is going to be super tough this season, and if a team like the Capitals were to take a step back, that'd be super helpful. [TSN]

*And finally, in NHL alternate history, what if the Blues has drafted Jonathan Toews? [Puck Daddy]