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Friday Morning Fly By: Flyers sign right-handed Swedish defenseman

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

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*Everyone was wondering aloud about a certain right-handed defenseman, so naturally the Flyers signed Christian Folin. [BSH]

*Really? Is John Tavares actually underrated? [The Athletic]

*Is the signing of Christian Folin going to have any effect on Philippe Myers’ push to make the Flyers out of camp? [The Athletic]

*Kiss him goodbye: Matt Read won’t be a Flyer anymore, and that’s too bad because he’s a swell guy. [BSH]


*Kick back and grab your discount coupon before it expires, Charlie O’Connor breaks down some news and notes from development camp. [The Athletic]

*Are we really sure where exactly Christian Folin fits in on the Flyers’ blue line? [NBCSP]

*Ranking which prospects really stood out at Flyers development camp this past weekend? Some good content right there. [BSH]

*Looks like Morgan Frost will try and take a page from Travis Konecny’s book on bullying his way onto the Flyers’ opening night roster. [NBCSP]

*So which prospects at development camp have the best shot to make the Flyers this fall? [Courier-Post]

*So yeah, the Predators matching that offer sheet on Shea Weber might have really saved the Flyers tenfold. [TSN]

*On Matt Strome working with a figure skating coach for the second-straight offseason to try improve his skating. [Philly.com]

*No, the Maple Leafs and super GM Kyle Dubas don’t have any plans on breaking up parts of their young core anytime soon even after the John Tavares signing. [NHL]

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