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Monday Morning Fly By: We waited a really long time for that really crappy hockey, guys.

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

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*So after a break between games that felt like forever, the Flyers came out and crapped all over the ice in back-to-back games this weekend. Friday night's 4-3 loss to the Blue Jackets was bad, but Saturday night's loss to Montreal was even worse.

*Biggest problem in these two games? The penalty kill. It was atrocious. [Inquirer]

*One nice moment from these two games came Friday, as the Flyers' home crowd gave Scott Hartnell a nice warm welcome. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Reportedly, Shayne Gostisbehere's surgery went as well as possible, which is great news. [Inquirer]

*The Flyers stunk on ice this weekend but the Phantoms won a pretty exciting game against the Toronto Marlies Saturday night. [BSH]

*Getting to know Nicklas Grossmann. [The Hockey News]

*Eric Lindros will be inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame this week and the Flyers want you to help choose his greatest moments... [Flyers]

*...and John LeClair too! [Flyers]

*Nick Schultz started really low on the depth charts this summer but is thriving in the Flyers organization. [Inquirer]

*Brayden Schenn is off to a pretty good start here. [Let's Go Flyers]

*The 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame inductions are today; let's look back at the top ten seasons from the long careers of Dominik Hasek, Mike Modano, Peter Forsberg, and Rob Blake. [The Hockey News]

*Peter Forsberg's compete level drove his Hall of Fame career. []

*Also heading to the Hall is the late Pat Burns; Maple Leafs great Doug Gilmour remembers his former coach fondly. [MSN]

*Legendary official Bill McCreary is also be honored with a spot in the Hall. []

*Speaking of the Leafs, Phil Kessel wasn't in the mood to talk to reporters after the blowout loss to the Sabres. [The Score]

*An expert weighs in on the prospect of an NHL team in Las Vegas. [Puck Daddy]

*Gary Bettman says ads on NHL jerseys is not "imminent". [CSN Chicago]

*The Avalanche seem to be the next team most likely to host an outdoor game. [Denver Post]

*The shootout between the Rangers and Penguins over the weekend was madness. [Puck Daddy]

*Sadly, Gordie Howe's condition has reportedly taken a turn for the worse. [SB Nation]

*And finally, a farewell to the NHL enforcer. [Grantland]

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