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Wednesday Morning Fly By: We’ve been cured

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

NHL: SEP 19 Preseason - Bruins at Flyers Photo by Kyle Ross/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

*The Flyers announced their next round of cuts yesterday and folks, the names were a bit surprising this time. [BSH]

*So with a few names that we assumed were in the race X’ed out, the battle for those last roster spots is going to be super spicy for these remaining guys. [NBC Sports Philly]

*Anyhoo, here’s what we learned from that loss to Boston the other night. [BSH]

*And here’s the postgame from the Boston side because I dunno sometimes it is interesting to read about a game from the perspective of the team that beat you. [NBC Sports Boston]

*PHT breaks down the strengths and weaknesses we might expect to see this season in their preview of the Flyers. [ProHockeyTalk]

*It’s preseason for the big boys but some of the kids are already underway. You know what that means... prospect reports are back, baby! [BSH]

*So the NHL is making a concerted effort this year to lure fans away from their comfy couches and in to their big fancy arenas. Raising ticket prices after a tire fire of a year may not be the way to do it, though. Looking at you, the Flyers. [AP]

*And finally, in honor of our dear leader’s birthday yesterday, and with Halloween right around the corner, here’s a handy guide on making a Gritty costume for you or someone you love. [NBC Sports Philly]