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Monday Morning Fly By: The Slow Summer Starts

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

  • Hey, Tim Panaccio heard somebody close to Ilya Bryzgalov say Bryzgalov would be good for the Flyers. Cool. Good for him. [CSNPhilly]
  • Travis already looked at why Bryzgalov is a bad idea: [BSH]
  • And I explain why all this "high-priced, big-name" goalie talk is really a philosophical debate about how to build a hockey team: [SB Nation Philly]
  • Another story looking at the decisions facing the Flyers, and why getting a big name goalie could be a huge over-reaction: [The Checking Line]
  • Third round playoff probabilities: [Objective NHL]
  • Former Flyers pre-season MVP Mika Pyorala scored a goal as Finland won Gold at the World Championships. (s/t GirouxsBeard) []
  • The NHL filed a surprising brief in the NFL labor dispute: [Down Goes Brown]
  • Happy Birthday to Jen, Hintzy, and Doubleh's offspring!