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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Up, down, up again, down again

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

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Detroit Red Wings Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

*Being a fan of this team is emotionally exhausting. RECAP.

*From Detroit, this piece of Petr Mrazek and the excitement he’s felt being part of a new team in a new place. [Detroit Free Press]

*Travis Sanheim has been great since being called back up from the Phantoms, having brought with him the confidence he gained while dominating in the AHL. [Courier-Post]

*Yesterday the GMs met to discuss some rule things, and the offside rule was one of them. Because the challenges have become ridiculous. [Yahoo Sports]

*Per Elliotte Friedman, though, they’ve elected to make no change. Because of course. [Sportsnet]

*We may see an interesting change when it comes to goaltender interference, though. [ProHockeyTalk]

*There are quite a few players in the league having pretty outstanding seasons this year, and as such, the Hart race has been one of the tightest in recent memory. It’s also been wrought with a lot of debate about what, exactly, makes a player the “most valuable” in the league. This extremely deep dive into what it means to win the Hart Trophy is amazing and well worth your time to read. [The Faceoff Circle]

*The race is so tight this season that these five guys, who are having insanely good seasons, aren’t even in the MVP conversation. [The Hockey News]

*So yeah, all of the end-of-season trophy races are heating up, and to celebrate DGB looks back at the ten best Rocket Richard Trophy races in NHL history. [Sportsnet]

*And finally, new BSH Radio! Things are fun when the team is winning. Here’s hoping it lasts. [BSH]