Wednesday Morning Fly By: 42 daaaays!

Kelly Hinkle
SB Nation

Today's open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes...

*Our own Travis Hughes sat down for an exclusive one-on-one with Ron Hextall, which is really cool. Part one of their conversation focuses on how the Flyers shape up on defense. [BSH]

*The new third jersey the Flyers debut next year might not be that new, which is kind of a bummer. [Courier-Post]

*Meltzer on rumors of some invitations to Flyers training camp for a couple of veteran players. [Hockeybuzz]

*The Steves on the addition of Gord Murphy and the Flyers defense. [Flyers]

*The look back at the Flyers 25 Under 25 continues with numbers 20-16. [BSH]

*Michael Raffl is hilarious; appears to welcome the end of summer. [Let's Go Flyers]

*Remembering New York City's first professional hockey team. [SB Nation]

*Who will be the ten most fascinating hockey players in 2014-2015? [Puck Daddy]

*Number four on SB Nation's top goal countdown is a buzzer beater from Corey Perry. [SB Nation]

*It's been five years since Boston traded Phil Kessel. Who won the trade? [The Hockey News]

*On the idea of a maximum contract in the NHL. [The Hockey Writers]

*And finally, yesterday was National Dog Day, and so Claude Giroux's dog did the Ice Bucket Challenge. It's adorable.

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