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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Boo shootouts boo

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

Bruce Bennett

*Oh how great it would be if the Flyers knew how to hold a lead. A shootout loss isn't what you want from Monday afternoon hockey. RECAP! Flyers are back at it tonight in South Philly, taking on the Hurricanes at 7PM. Check back for the preview.

*The absolute worst part of yesterday's loss is that Jakub Voracek hurt his hand. [CSN Philly]

*Andrej Meszaros' offensive production is getting a lot of predictable attention. [Inquirer]

*Some credit Craig Berube with bringing confidence back to Meszaros' game. [Flyers Faithful]

*The Flyers have a really, really tough schedule ahead of them. [Daily News]

*The deal the Steve Mason inked over the weekend has some in hockey media wondering why the Flyers actively seek bad goaltending. [Puck Daddy]

*A recent study shows that injuries cost the NHL over $200 million per year. [CBC]

*A really interesting read from a Devils fan & journalist who visited Russia to see why the KHL has made Ilya Kovalchuk so happy. [Grantland]

*John Tortorella has been suspended for fifteen days for going on a hulkrage towards the Flames locker room. [TSN]

*NHL player fines are put to good use, helping former players and their families who are in financial distress. [Boston Globe]

*Does the NHL need the kind of unfiltered emotion the football world saw from Richard Sherman on Sunday? [On the Forecheck]

*A forward in a Czech league was forced to play goalie with no pads. For more than half a period. [PD]