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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Gearing Up For a Spending Spree

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

  • Five Questions, all of them about Matt Carle: [Flyers Faithful]
  • The Flyers reiterated that they want to re-sign Carle: [Inquirer]
  • A great look at Paul Holmgren's July 1 tendencies and the possibility that he's becoming more patient: [Flyers Faithful]
  • An anonymous player and James van Riemsdyk say the Flyers' ability to sign players long term will not be hindered by their recent spat of trading recently-signed "core" guys: [The Checking Line]
  • Details on the 2012 Ice Hockey Tournament Fundraiser, including the time and location of the draft - yes, teams will be drafted: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Ellen Etchingham is watching hockey games from 2006 and earlier, starting with Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final. As always, you want to read this: [Backhand Shelf]
  • While the NHL Draft being shuffled around U.S. television needs to be corrected, there's no reason to get mad: []
  • The Kings want to work out a new deal with Jonathan Quick before next season: [Tracking Blog]
  • The Islanders offered every single one of their 2012 draft picks in order to move up two spots. Scott Howson declined the offer: [Puck Daddy] [Backhand Shelf] [Deadspin]
  • Five story lines to watch as July 1 approaches: []
  • Early trades are just the beginning, including a blurb about JVR for L. Schenn: [Red Light]
  • Looking at 2012 Hockey Hall of Fame Class of 2012 odds: [Puck Daddy]
  • Roberto Luongo wants to go back to Florida, the asking price is reportedly high: [Puck Daddy]
  • The WInnipeg Jets re-signed Ondrej Pavelec to a bad contract: [] [Puck Daddy]
  • Bookmark for reference: 2012-13 NHL RFA compensation brackets: [Winging It In Motown]
  • Vancouver GM Mike Gillis explains that his late-round strategy is to draft older guys either on their way to college, or almost done with college, like Moneyball: [The Province]
  • NHL Draft grades for the Eastern Conference: []