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Monday Morning Fly By: Pat Sajak?

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

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*The hockey uh...brain trust over at NBC Sports takes a look at the Flyers’ pending free agent class to see what is worth keeping, in two parts. The first: [NBC Sports Philly]

*And part the second, in which praise is heaped onto Brandon Manning, whom Ron Hextall has indicated will not be retained. [NBC Sports Philly]

*On what the Flyers should be doing to get better this offseason. [TSN]

*The Flyers have two picks in the top 20 of this years draft, which means they have a lot of options. [Flyers]

*Our look back at the Phantoms’ playoffs continues with the batch of players whom Hexy says will get “a long look” at training camp this year. [BSH]

*The community draft rankings keeping on trucking through the weekend, with an explosive Finnish center at #13. [BSH]

*Speaking of the draft, the combine was this weekend, when we get to see how physically fit teenagers in peak athletic condition are. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*So if Ovie finally gets his Cup, who takes over as the “man I hope <insert player> gets his Cup” guy? [Sportnet]

*And after Saturday’s dominating win over the Knights, Ovie’s Cup is just a little closer. [ProHockeyTalk]

*In an attempt to match the excitement of the VGK pregame extravaganza, the Capitals brought in...Pat Sajak? [Puck Daddy]

*Considering how much more popular the NBA is than the NHL, it’s weird that the secondary market for Final tickets is way hotter in the NHL than the NBA, right? [Forbes]

*And finally, have you checked out our newest feature, Flyers Fan Fridays? We’re featuring one post written by one of our readers each week, so if you have something on your mind, be sure to get it into a FanPost! Or if you just have something cool to share, try a FanShot! Here’s one of our latest, all the way from England. [BSH]