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Monday Morning Fly By: Afternoon hockey on the Isle!

Afternoon hockey, third period struggles, and finally nearing the end of this horrible road trip. Hooray, it's the Monday Morning Fly By!

Bruce Bennett

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

*Not a great weekend of hockey for us Flyers fans. Recaps of the Devils and Canadiens games here and here, if you want to relive the magic.

*The Flyers taking on the Islanders on Long Island today. The game is a rare Monday afternoon matinee, so hopefully you aren't working. BSH previews this game later today; right now you can see how the teams match up over on

*Speaking of the Islanders, they're for sale (SB Nation)

*Blissfully, this road trip is coming to a close. (CSN Philly)

*Bill Meltzer digs into the Flyers' third period woes. (Hockeybuzz)

*The Flyers' struggles aren't jeopardizing Peter Laviolette's job. Not yet, anyway. (Inquirer)

*The Phantoms' Sunday game against the Springfield Falcons was suspended after a Brandon Manning hit caused Springfield's Wade Macleod to suffer a seizure. Hopefully the kid's okay. (Post Star)

*Say hello to Flyers prospect Taylor Leier. (Flyers)

*These kinds of dangles are the only redeeming thing about the shootout. (Puck Daddy)

*People are being more vocal about their distaste for Pens scumbag goon forward Matt Cooke since he cut a guy with his skate. (ESPN)

*Check out Ryan Miller flat-out rob James Neal. (Backhand Shelf)