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Monday Morning Fly By: Another ugly weekend in the books.

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

Paul Bereswill

*You can pretend Friday night's game never happened (recommended) or you can recap it here. Saturday's win against the Devils lacked excitement but who cares. A WIN. Recap here.

*As if the Capitals game wasn't horrifyingly bad enough, the team has lost Vincent Lecavalier for an indeterminate amount of time and Steve Downie went to the freaking hospital. [BSH]

*Thankfully, Downie was released late Sunday afternoon. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Ray Emery won't face any additional discipline for his ridiculous, embarrassing, kinda scumbaggy actions against the Capitals. [BSH]

*Gary Bettman commented on Emery's actions during an interview about the changing culture of the league. [Columbus Dispatch]

*ASF praises Brayden Schenn 's contributions to Saturday's win. [Flyers]

*Meltzer on the Devils game and on Fred Shero's enduring legend. [Hockeybuzz]

*Couple of good Fanposts recently; PierceC looks at even strength zone exits over the first ten games and BobRoberts breaks down Steve Downie's penalty history this season.

*The 2015 NHL All-Star Game will be hosted by the Columbus Blue Jackets. [SB Nation]

*The NHLPA is preparing to sue the state of Tennesee over its "privilege tax", which makes it very expensive to be a hockey player in Nashville. [On the Forecheck]

*A plea to the media on the dangerous parts of NHL hockey. [Puck Daddy]

*Finally, a look at the playoff chances for eight of the league's worst teams. Including the Flyers. Obviously. [Grantland]