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Wednesday Morning Fly By: Well that sucked.

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

Mike DiNovo-USA TODAY Sports


*Penguins tonight at 8PM, again on the NBC Sports Network. Don't like them. Don't like anyone on their team. Preview comes this afternoon.

*The start to this season hasn't been ideal, but it's a pretty dramatic improvement over the start to last year. [CSN Philly]

*At The Core of the Flyers' problems is allowing way too many damn goals. [Courier-Post]

*In a surprising twist, the Flyers have been one of the league's least penalized teams so far this season. [Daily News]

*There are some rumors flying around involving the Flyers and the Edmonton Oilers. [Let's Go Flyers]

*The Flyers' typically strong penalty kill has been struggling. [CSN Philly]

*The folks at NBC Sports put together this video on the team's many concerns ahead of their two nationally broadcast games. [ProHockeyTalk]

*The Leafs continue to build a front office too good for their relatively crappy hockey team; hire Mark Hunter as director of player personnel. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Eric Staal's name has been thrown around a lot lately as a player possibly on the block in whom their is a lot of interest from a lot of teams. But is he worth it? [TSN]

*Carey Price has some Hungry Hungry Hippos tips for you because why not. [Montreal Gazette]

*This list of hockey jerseys that have stood the test of time does not include the Flyers. I blame those 3D-logo'd monstrosities from 2002. [Icethetics]

*Sean McIndoe on the NHL Misery Index, on which the Flyers ought to rank very highly. [Grantland]

*And finally, former NHL goaltender Clint Malarchuk has a new memoir coming out soon and his story is powerful, to say the very least. Worth a read. [National Post]