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Monday Morning Fly By: Take that, losing streak.

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


*Saturday afternoon the Flyers dropped their game against the Bruins despite contributions from offensive dynamo Jay Rosehill. Recap here, scoring chance summary here. But last night things got back on track with a pretty nice little win against the league-worst Sabres. Recap! And also scoring chance summary.

*Zac Rinaldo is probably going to be Shanabanned. He received a match penalty for intent-to-injure. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Hal Gill has been nominated for the Masterton Trophy. [Flyers]

*The Rangers are still the Flyers' most likely first round opponent. [Daily News]

*Sean Couturier's magnificent beard has fallen victim to the team's recent slump. [Puck Daddy]

*The Flyers' goaltending has remaining strong through this little losing streak. [CSN Philly]

*BSHer seanjanda looks at how one can predict prospect performance. [BSH]

*This year marks the first time that the Hobey Baker award will be presented in its namesake's hometown. [Inquirer]

*On why stats guys conflate PDO with luck. [mc79hockey]

*P.K. Subban took some time to meet with a little boy who was hit with a puck at a recent Canadiens game. It's adorable. [Canadiens]

*NBC's playoff advertising appears to have an Eastern Conference bias. [The Royal Half]

*The five best fights of the '13-'14 season. [Backhand Shelf]

*Speaking of fights, here's a line brawl. From a charity game. Between cops and firefighters. [Deadspin]