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Monday Morning Fly By: Hey, Osama bin Laden is Dead.

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

  • Uh, who's going to start tonight? [Frequent Flyers] [Daily News]
  • Brian Boucher has been here before though: [Inquirer]
  • The Flyers once again - third straight series - need to overcome a 1-0 deficit: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • Chris Pronger doesn't care about the score, says a loss is a loss: [CSNPhilly]
  • And while they were embarrassed, they need to forget about it and just move forward: [CSNPhilly] []
  • But when will the team run out of comebacks? Soon, right? Hopefully not. [Daily News]
  • Yesterday, instead of practicing, the team watched video of what went wrong. And saw a lot: [Inquirer]
  • The team isn't panicking, but they are undergoing an attitude adjustment: [Philly Sports Daily]
  • But "Hope seems to be all Flyers have left" Um... they're down one game to none. I think they have a lot left other than "hope": []
  • Video of Boucher after yesterday's non-practice: [Flyer Files]
  • In this series, there are two large, dominant defensemen. Who gives their team an edge? []
  • Does either team have an edge based on prior performance in the playoffs? [The Checking Line]
  • TSN did a feature on Pronger, and it's...nasty. In a good way. s/t to Dsynomic: [Puck Daddy]
  • The new Bruins are already making their presence felt: []
  • Nathan Horton is enjoying his first time in the playoffs: []
  • David Krejci is worried about the playoffs, not payback: [] [Inquirer]
  • Milan Lucic is in a slump, but he's contributing in other ways: []
  • How likely is an "Ovechtrick"? Now you know: []
  • The World Championships got a little ugly, and Latvia was part of the ugliness: [Puck Daddy]
  • A great look at home ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs and when it is most important: [Behind the Net]
  • Wayne Gretzky's rookie card sold for over $94,000. Is that a lot? [Puck Daddy]
  • Eric T. entered the FanPost contest, where the winner will get free stuff from NBC and Versus, so go vote for him and make sure he gets a giant "Eddie O" t-shirt: [Behind the Net]
  • FWIW, Scoring chances for Game 1 ended 20-20. The Flyers got 12 chances at even strength and six on the powerplay. Boston got all of their chances at even strength, generating no chances on their five powerplay opportunities, while allowing the Flyers to get two shorthanded chances. ToddtheFox