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Wednesday Morning Fly By: All aboard the Gus Bus?

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

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*What if, as a laugh, we all get behind the Montreal Canadiens in support of our sweet departed prince, Erik Gustafsson? Might be fun. Hockey should be fun! Anyhoo, speaking of weird stuff, remember how we were told Felix Sandstrom is going to Europe? Well, not anymore! [NBC Sports Philly]

*It’ll be interesting to see which roster needs Chuck prioritizes once moves start being made. [BSH]

*To the surprise of no one, Oskar Lindblom has been named one of the three Masterton Trophy nominees. [Inquirer]

*The league fined Bruins’ head coach Bruce Cassidy $25k for saying true things about the New York Islanders. [ProHockeyTalk]

*You might expect that the best way to approach your expansion draft is to take the best player you can from each team. But the Kraken won’t do that. They know better. [The Athletic]

*Nazem Kadri’s eight game suspension was upheld by the arbitrator. [Mile High Hockey]

*The AHL has announced some changes to the regular season and playoff formats for the next upcoming seasons. [On The Forecheck]

*We’ve all just kind of accepted that the cap will need to remain flat for several years because of this lost year. But... why? [Pension Plan Puppets]

*DGB has sorted through every possible matchup for the next two rounds and ranked them, for your convenience. [The Athletic]

*And finally the draft board continues with #2 overall, Matthew Berniers! [BSH]

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