Tuesday Morning Fly By: Today is going to be a good day

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

  • Simon Gagne was voted most loved Flyer of the last decade: [Flyers Faithful]
  • What would happen if a 34-year old who signed a contract this summer has their deal kick in next summer, at 35? [Flyers Faithful]
  • Explaining the lockout to non-hockey fans. Seems solid: [Deadspin]
  • Lockout! The NHL is great for consumers, not fans: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Paralyzed prep hockey player Jack Jablonski threw out the first pitch at the Twins game: [DaveCampbellAP]
  • The first national college hockey preseason poll was released: [Western College Hockey Blog]
  • The Oilers owner and president toured Seattle's Key Arena in the most egregious public blackmail attempt since, I don't know, David Letterman got blackmailed? [The Copper & Blue] [The Copper & Blue]
  • Petersborough players with a poorly thought out prank that results in the Mounties getting called: [Deadspin]
  • A video tour of the new Brooklyn arena: [Lighthouse Hockey]
  • Attempting to articulate the "shut up and play, cattle" argument: [Puck Daddy]
  • Things you won't hear during the NHL lockout: [Puck Daddy]
  • Ellen Etchingham again with the proposal that may break the NHLPA, but only after detailing just how short players' careers are: [Backhand Shelf]
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