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Saturday Morning Fly By: On Tanner Laczynski, the Flyers’ trade deadline plans, and Carter Hart’s return to the net

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Helloooo everybody and welcome, to the Saturday morning Fly By: your open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Flyers news and notes…

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at New York Islanders Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Gooooood morning and good hockey, Flyers fans...loose pucks up front, links to follow, and puck drop from Long Island at 7 p.m. tonight — but more on that later right here on this very website.

Loose pucks

Sure looks as though recent call up Tanner Laczynski will be making his NHL debut sooner rather than later...the former Ohio State star was nearly a point per-game player in college and potted 10 points in 14 games for the Phantoms this season prior to his call up...Flyers coach Alain Vigneault hasn’t said the former Buckeye is in for sure, but did note that Nolan Patrick and Oskar Lindblom will both re-enter the lineup against the Islanders...Friday’s line combos below...

Linking the Flyers

*Starter Hart — Carter Hart — returns to the pipes tonight on Long Island, and at this point we’re just hoping that the youngster can build towards some positivity to salvage what has been a lost season. [Sportsnet]

*What if I say I’m not like the others, what if I say I’m not just another one...and you’ll say, you’re the pretender. [Inquirer]

*Oskar Lindblom is ready to help the Flyers down the stretch, for whatever type of stretch that might be. [FlyingFish Hockey]

*Not fun to be talking about the current Flyers along with the 2006-07 team, but welp here we are. [NBCSP]`

Linking the NHL

*Hot off the press is the latest edition of 31 Thoughts, the Podcast — with some insights as to the Flyers’ plans for the impending trade deadline. [Sportsnet]

*The Canucks have a very serious COVID-19 outbreak right now, and things didn’t improve in the past 24 hours. [Sportsnet]

*Craig Button lists his top prospects, and hey would you look at that a wild Cam York appeared! [TSN]

The empty netter

Not much else going on — enjoy some fun.