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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Bring Claude Giroux Home With You Today

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

  • So it looks like the NHL and NHLPA may not be in the same room together for awhile. WARNING: DREADED AUTOPLAY: [CSNPhilly]
  • Expectations for Michael Leighton: [Bill Meltzer]
  • Forsberg v. LeClair and Randy Jones v. Modry from yesterday: [Flyers Faithful]
  • Ruslan Fedotenko reported to Flyers camp, but he plans to play in Russia during a lockout: [SBNation.com]
  • Five players to watch in the OHL, including Scott Laughton: [The Hockey Guys]
  • NHL teams lose money, and another lockout is not going to change that: [Puck Daddy]
  • Maybe the Maple Leafs realized playing James van Riemsdyk at center was a bad idea. Maybe: [SBNation.com]
  • Steve Eminger signed a one-year, $750,000 contract to stay with the Rangers: [Blueshirt Banter] [SBNation.com]
  • Brian Burke stirring some stuff up again, going after ESPN in response to his teams' ranking as pro sports' worst franchise: [Puck Daddy]
  • A detailed look at hockey's culture of sexual assault and a call for change: [Backhand Shelf]
  • Picking some great games from the (recent) archive for the NHL Network to air during the lockout: [SBNation.com]
  • Controversy in New Zealand as a spin-o-rama shootout goal was waved off, players celebrated, then it was called a good goal. Oh, I forgot. This decided a championship game. [Puck Daddy]
  • Lastly, the always amazing Ellen Etchingham gives us all a history lesson on Mike Richards' home town 1907 Stanley Cup Champions from Kenora. Back when anybody could challenge the Stanley Cup Champions for the Cup: [Backhand Shelf]