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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Canucks!

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

Bruce Bennett

*Vancouver Canucks tonight! It's fun when the Flyers play teams we don't often see. Check back for the preview; so far we know that Berube is keeping the defensive pairings the same.

*Tye McGinn is awesome in every way and should never go back to the AHL. (CSN Philly)

*Episode 5 of Flight Plan is available for your viewing pleasure. (Flyers)

*The biggest positive to come out of the Peter Laviolette firing may be the hiring of Ian Laperriere as an assistant coach. (

*Meltzer checks in with the team after yesterday's practice. (Hockeybuzz)

*The Flyers are going to have to improve their special teams if they're going to insist on taking so many penalties get better. (CSN Philly)

*Sean Couturier has improved his faceoffs pretty significantly through these first six games. (Flyers Faithful)

*Eric T. on how to forecast NHL goaltending performance. (SB Nation)

*The USHL is rethinking its policy on fighting after a player sustains a terrible injury post-fight. (SBN)

*A women's hockey game between the US and Canada ended in a line brawl. Don't see that every day. (

*Edmonton Oilers coaching staff are frustrated with Nail Yakupov, igniting the requisite KHL rumors.Tyler Dellow weighs in on the drams.

*The Anaheim Mighty Ducks held a throwback night and it was awesome. (Puck Daddy)