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Monday Morning Fly By: More bad teams please.

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

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*Saturday afternoon's game, against the absolutely terrible Carolina Hurricanes, was SO MUCH FUN. And Scott Laughton scored his first NHL goal! It was good times all around. If only all the games could be against awful teams. RECAP!

*If you missed Laughton scoring his first, you'll definitely want to watch it. It is a joy. [BSH]

*Scott spoke with the media post-game about his big game. [Flyers]

*Jaromir Jagr thinks Jakub Voracek has unlimited potential. Clearly he's never wrong. [CSN Philly]

*The Flyers are finally getting reliable production from their secondary lines. [Daily News]

*On the breakout of Sean Couturier and Matt Read. [Flyerdelphia]

*Speaking of, Couturier's two-way game is still just fantastic. [Inquirer]

*The Phantoms had a successful weekend, handing a shootout loss to the Baby Pens. [BSH]

*Is "lack of identity" really a problem for this Flyers team? [Inquirer]

*If the NHL expands, it may be the best thing to happen to the Flyers. [BSH]

*And really, all signs point to Las Vegas expansion coming soon. [Sportsnet]

*The potential owner of this Vegas team already has dreams of a Stanley Cup. [ESPN]

*Sidney Crosby is the latest NHLer to come down with the mumps. This is seriously madness. [PensBurgh]

*How are the Flyers protecting themselves from this pandemic? [BSH]

*Buried in this article on Vegas is news that Flyers fans are to blame for there only being two outdoor games this year. [Star Tribune]

*Prospect Robert Hagg will head to the World Juniors to represent Sweden, while Travis Sanheim has already been cut by Team Canada. [Flyers]

*And finally, you may be surprised to learn that a beer at a Flyers game is pretty reasonably priced. [TSN]