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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Let the eliminations begin!

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

Bruce Bennett

Friendly, on-going reminder: Please keep all Olympics discussion to the Olympics post so that the Fly By can remain spoiler-free. Thanks!

*Single-elimination Olympic playoffs begin (began, really) today! ASF offers his predictions for the tournament. [Flyers]

*Switzerland has few NHLers, but they may be the team no one wants to face in an elimination game. [SB Nation]

*Analyzing the Olympic playoff pairings and probability for upset. [Puck Daddy]

*Andrej Meszaros regrets the lack of intensity Slovakia brought to its first two games. [IIHF]

*Teams USA and Canada advanced to the gold medal game in women's hockey yesterday. They'll play Thursday afternoon. [SBN]

*The men's teams from USA and Canada are on a collision course and will likely meet in the semifinals. [Grantland]

*The USA-Russia game was the most watched hockey game in NBC Sports history. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Metlzer on Samuel Morin's progress and that Shea Weber nonsense Tim Panaccio rehashed the other day. [Hockeybuzz]

*On the Shea Weber trade talk and cap-advantage recapture. [BSH]

*CSN Philly asks its hockey people how they think the break will affect Steve Mason's play. [CSN Philly]

*Midterm 25 Under 25: Tye McGinn. [BSH]

*And finally, the Neilsen ratings people have named Pittsburgh Penguins fans the best in the NHL. HA. [Penguins]