Monday Morning Fly By: With a discernable lack of butt-related stories.

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

*The Flyers made Claude Giroux apologize for his "misguided attempt at humor." [Flyers]

*Kevin looks at how the Flyers can maximize their minimal salary cap space. [BSH]

*The Flyers re-signed Chris VandeVelde to a one-year contract. [Flyers]

*Meltzer's Sunday grab bag features some speculation about potential Blackhawks' UFA Kevin Hayes. [Hockeybuzz]

*Travis Sanheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at draft day. [Flyers]

*The Perds are trolling the Flyers, holding a Shea Weber bobblehead promotion while the Flyers are in Nashville. [Tennessean]

*Kurt's latest Flyers mailbag features Hexy's use of analytics, free agents, and more. [BSH]

*Twenty players have elected to go to salary arbitration. [NHLPA]

*On why signing free agents will not win your team a Stanley Cup. [The Hockey Writers]

*The NHL free agent value system is still broken, particularly when it comes to defensemen and goaltenders. [Puck Daddy]

*Speaking of overpaid defensemen, Tyler Dellow takes a closer look at the Orpik and Niskanen deals. [mc79hockey]

*Ranking the Metropolitan Division post-July 1. [NHL.com]

*Puck Daddy has built an all-compliance buyout team. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, Jonathan Drouin is kind of good at hockey. [TSN]

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