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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Let's hear more about former Flyers; it's never enough.

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

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*Blue Jackets tonight. There will be Steve Hartnell stories. Check back this afternoon for a preview; puck drops at 7.

*There will also be silly things like this nonsense about Umberger being "emotional" about returning to Columbus. [Inquirer]

*Ed Snider is apparently really happy with the Flyers' West Coast road trip. Ed Snider apparently has a low bar. [BSH]

*Prospects Travis Sanheim and Samuel Morin have been invited to Canada's World Junior camp. [Flyerdelphia]

*Meltzer has a look back at Mikael Renberg's career that is worth a read. [Hockeybuzz]

*Coatesy spoke with Steve Mason, who used to play for the Columbus Blue Jackets. You probably didn't know that. [Flyers]

*Rumors about Craig Berube's job security continue to fly. [BSH]

*Yesterday marked 27 years since Ron Hextall became the first goalie to score a goal in the NHL. [Courier-Post]

*On Nicklas Grossmann, who might be getting a bit too much playing time. [Flyerdelphia]

*Vincent Lecavalier is trying to stay positive despite his continued benching. [Daily News]

*The latest NHL power rankings are out and the Flyers are predictably low on the list. [BSH]

*Steve Mason is also fighting to stay positive as his awesome performances continue to be wasted by the team in front of him. [Courier-Post]

*ANOTHER player has come down with the mumps. [CTV]

*To that end, let's look at why this mumps outbreak is happening. [SB Nation]

*The NHL board of governors meets this week and they'll likely talk expansion. Again. [The Globe and Mail]

*Marty Brodeur in a St. Louis Blues jersey looks weird. [Grantland]

*The Ottawa Senators fired their head coach Ron MacLean yesterday. [ProHockeyTalk]

*This profile of P.K. Subban is a pretty great read. [The New Yorker]

*TEDDY BEARS! [Buzzing The Net]

*And finally, Phil Kessel is a treasure. [TSN]