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Monday Morning Fly By: This will be a long two days.

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

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*Our resident expert on all things cap-related makes sense of the Flyers' roster cuts from a cap perspective. [BSH]

*Mark Streit is stepping into a leadership role with the team, which will be good in Kimmo's absence. [Inquirer]

*Five things that will probably need to happen if the Flyers are going to win the Stanley Cup this year. [Courier-Post]

*This in-depth film study of Pierre-Edouard Bellemare's game is pretty great. [Let's Go Flyers]

*Wayne Simmonds is currently wearing a boot on his left foot and will likely not play on Wednesday. [CSN Philly]

*The Flyers made their final cuts on Friday, which included sending Jay Rosehill down to the Phantoms. [BSH]

*This leaves the Flyers without a heavyweight enforcer for the first time pretty much ever, and people are making kind of a big deal of it. [ProHockeyTalk]

*This is a good thing, though, as the "enforcer" role has been kind of a problem for a while. [SB Nation]

*BSHer Risky Bryzness looks at Zac Rinaldo's game to see what makes him the most successful. [BSH]

*The Phantoms wrapped up their preason over the weekend; a preseason in which they did not win a single game. [BSH]

*Meltzer on the Flyers team bonding trip to Cape Cod as well as an update on a few prospects. [Hockeybuzz]

*The new guys spoke about their experience bonding with their new team. [Flyers]

*Our own Travis Hughes sat down with PensBurgh to talk about the upcoming season. [PensBurgh]

*After being cut by the Pens Dan Carcillo has found himself back in Chicago with a one-year contract. []

*Former Flyer Ruslan Fedotenko experienced some scary stuff in his native Ukraine during the most recent lockout. [Vice]

*This interview with legendary NHLers Wendel Clark and Doug Gilmour is worth a read. [TSN]

*Sometimes Gary Bettman does something that forces you to admit that he's kind of smart, which is annoying. [SB Nation]

*If you're thinking of getting Center Ice this season then this handy guide is for you. [Puck Daddy]