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Wednesday Morning Fly By: A lineup, we have one

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

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*The Flyers have released their roster for Friday’s opener and you have to admit, there are a couple of surprises. [BSH]

*For Jake Voracek, this will be a more important opener than most. [Inquirer]

*We’ve known for a while that Morgan Frost won’t be on the opening night roster, but he’s still hoping to make an impact where ever he’s playing. [NBC Sports Philly]

*And now that the roster has been set, it is clear that the roster lives and dies on Carter Hart. [Inquirer]

*One of the coolest thing about the Behind The Glass series thus far is that we are getting to learn about Alain Vigneault, who was a bit of a mystery to Flyers fans before. [NBC Sports Philly]

*Ahead of Friday’s game we are running through a preview of what to expect from this team, by position. First up, the forward corps. Look out for the D later this morning. [BSH]

*Speaking of previews, PHT has a bunch for you. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Dave Isaac takes a closer look at the Metro has a whole. [Courier-Post]

*You may be surprised by the top spot on this ranking of the division’s best right wingers. [Japers’ Rink]

*Our pals over at NBC Sports Philly are rolling out a bunch of new coverage this season that might interest you. [NBC Sports Philly]

*And finally, DGB brings you a handy guide to all the ways in which you will freak out over the course of the first few games of the season. [The Athletic]