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Monday Morning Fly By: Not a great weekend if you're a Flyers fan.

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

Grant Halverson

*So not a great weekend if you're a Flyers fan. Saturday's game against the Canadiens wasn't pretty. Recap the game here, and if you're interested, here's what the Habs fans had to say. Yesterday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes was no better. Recap here; catch the post-game edition of BSH Radio here.

*In a bit of good news, the Phantoms beat the Hersey Bears on Saturday. That's always fun. (Penn Live)

*Meltzer on the weekend's games, as well as a check in with the European prospects. (Hockeybuzz)

*The Flyers have been focusing on hitting the net in practice. Seems like a good idea. (CSN Philly)

*The Flyers are going to need a couple of their young guns to start firing if they're going to turn this thing around quickly. (Flyers)

*Last year, the Flyers were terrible 5-on-5. That'll need to improve. (

*After Wednesday's Leafs game, much ado was made about the Flyers' crappy 1-for-7 power play performance. But was it actually that bad? (BSH)

*With all of the negativity surrounding these first three games, it's becoming obvious that Peter Laviolette is on very thin ice. (ProHockeyTalk)

*An interview with Oilers VP Scott Howson provides a nice CBA lesson. (Oilers Nation)

*A group of Flyers' beat writers appear to be completely uninterested in having anything resembling professionalism associated with them; act like whiny babies. (Crossing Broad)

*Spinorama goal!

*The Capitals' Joel Ward got stuck in a bathroom stall, hilarity ensued. (Japers' Rink)

*An empirical explanation of zonestart effects. (mc79hockey)

*Scotiabank offers debit cards with NHL logos on them. The commercials are GREAT. (Puck Daddy)