Today’s open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Philadelphia Flyers news and notes…
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*Day 1 of Rookie Camp is in the books and after the initial sessions Meltzer has five takeaways for you. [Flyers]
*Speaking of rookies, Charlie’s prospect ranking is out, and the top of the list should come as no surprise, given the state of things. [The Athletic]
*Tonight and tomorrow, the kids will take on the Rangers kids in Allentown at the Phantoms’ barn. The Phantoms, who have a new organizational legacy in the mix. [Inquirer]
*There are still tickets available for the two games this weekend, if you’re looking to take in a little low-stakes hockey in mid-September.
*Sean Couturier is really embracing his role as Snider Hockey Ambassador and has been doing a lot of outreach related to Snider Hockey’s new rink in Kensington. [Inquirer]
*As the Flyers embark on their attempt to reincarnate 1994 NHL hockey, the rest of the league is racing toward high-level offense, with the elite teams pulling away from the pack pretty quickly. [TSN]
*Speaking of elites, Nathan MacKinnon is about to get PAID. And deservedly so! Remarkable that a team as good as the Avalanche can afford to keep him. Managing the salary cap seems wild. [Sportsnet]
*There is a new documentary about high school hockey in Minnesota that looks cool as heck. [ESPN]
*And finally, did you miss the new BSH Radio yesterday? Probably not, but just in case!! [BSH]
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