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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Another Getaway Game. Ugh.

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

  • James van Riemsdyk is doubtful for tonight's game: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • The Flyers look to have a better getaway game than they did before Christmas: [CSNPhilly] [Daily News]
  • The fantastic North American prospect weekly report, this week stars Shane Harper, Dave Labrecque, and Brandon Manning: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Nikolay Zherdev has not requested a trade, so says his agent: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Tim McManus is having a live chat at 2 p.m. Go. Ask about Michael Leighton. Or Riley Cote. Or Allentown. Or Stefan Legein's Twitter. Or how cold it is. Entertain the Philly boy exiled to hockey hell: []
  • Early reports are that Eric Wellwood and Stefan Legein will miss Wednesday's game with their leg injuries: [PSPhantoms]
  • Anybody remember Craig Berube's last NHL fight? It was against Jody Shelley: [Flyers Goal Scored By...]
  • The League of Extraordinary Statisticians is asked a non-stats question: What is the greatest game you ever saw? I give a shout out to beatniche: [Behind the Net]
  • Looking on the brightside of the Senators season includes "Thanks to the purchase of an insurance policy that pays $100 for each Pascal Leclaire injury, the team will turn a profit on the season of roughly seven billion dollars." [Down Goes Brown]
  • Lastly, adjusting the draft prospect projectinator: "If there's a factor that can cause a swing of as much as 25% in a player's projected value, you'd better be sure to consider that factor. Birth month is a terribly important thing to consider when you're drafting a player. It can make the difference between a great prospect and a merely very good one." [Hockey Prospectus]