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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Is it still a battle?

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

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*The Flyers are in Pittsburgh tonight for another what we used to call “Battle of Pennsylvania” but honestly, it’s not really a battle when only one side is fighting know what I mean. Anyhoo, we got an injury update from the team yesterday. [Inquirer]

*With the season lost, one could argue that the best thing the Flyers could do right now is play the heck out of the kids. [Inquirer]

*The folks at ESPN ran through some big questions currently being faced around the league and one of them involves a certain Flyer and a probably trade. [ESPN]

*Speaking of trades, had a rather big one go down yesterday. [ProHockeyTalk]

*It’s always interesting to hear NHL players talk candidly about their peers, which is what is happening here in this article. [The Athletic]

*Jaromir Jagr is turning FIFTY YEARS OLD and is still playing hockey. What a legend. []

*The Men’s qualifiers started last night over at the Olympics and continue this morning, and we threw together a little update should you need it. [BSH]

*And speaking of the Olympics, we are once again going to be lucky enough to see a gold medal game between the two biggest rivals in sports. It’s going to be so good. [The New York Times]