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Friday Morning Fly By: It’s slightly sunnier in Philadelphia

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

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New York Rangers v Philadelphia Flyers Photo by Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

*In this liminal space between games, we get to feel good about Wednesday’s win while optimistically looking forward to tomorrow’s game against the Sabres. Because Wednesday’s game was fun and good. Here’s what we learned. [BSH]

*Nolan Patrick had a pretty good game against the Rangers after being moved to wing, but that little experiment may be short-lived. [Inquirer]

*The Flyers scored four goals, and it’s been a couple of weeks since they’ve scored that many, so let’s break each of them down and see what went right. [BSH]

*Charlie’s got 10 things, including Claude Giroux’s dominating performance in his first game since Covid hit him. [The Athletic]

*Speaking of Claude Giroux... what if you could make a case for the Selke for him? That would be nuts, right? Maybe. [BSH]

*Let’s also talk about Brian Elliott, the living embodiment of this tweet, apparently:

*So... they’re going to let us go to Flyers games again? Like, really soon? Seems... chancey. Would you go to a Flyers game right now? [NBC Sports Philly]

*And finally, Gritty crashed a wedding while he was out in Lake Tahoe. Because of course he did. [ESPN]