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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Steve Mason, you deserve better.

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

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*Steve Mason did everything he could to prevent it, but the Flyers earned the hell out of that shootout loss. Recap.

*Sad news yesterday as we learned of the death of former Flyers head coach and hockey legend, Pat Quinn. [Courier-Post]

*Quinn is remembered fondly by those in the Flyers' organization who remember his time here. [Inquirer]

*Looking back on the 35-game unbeaten streak of the '79-'80 Flyers. []

*Flyers alumni also look back on Pat Quinn's time in Philadelphia. [Flyers Alumni]

*If you became a hockey fan in the mid-nineties, like I did, you probably think "Toronto Maple Leafs" when you think Pat Quinn. One Leafs fan remembers both Quinn and Pat Burns, two of Toronto's most beloved leaders. [FiveMole]

*Bob McKenzie was on TSN radio Monday morning talking Oilers, and shockingly enough the Flyers came up as a possible trade partner. [Nichols on Hockey]

*The media nonsense that's been surrounding the Leafs the past two weeks really is ridiculous, so we might as well keep laughing at it. [SB Nation]

*Paul Stewart on why intangibles like grit and character still matter in today's stats-driven game. [Hockeybuzz]

*And finally, Sean McIndoe wraps up the last few days of hockey news. [Grantland]

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