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

Christopher Pasatieri

*Claude Giroux obviously knows how to party. [BSH] [Puck Daddy]

*An internal memo about Giroux's little...incident was leaked. [Battle of California]

*Our own Albert Kleine was able to obtain exclusive details from eye witnesses on the ground. [BSH]

*Twitter did not disappoint when it came to reactions to the story. [Flyers Nation]

*The Flyers re-signed RFA Jason Akeson. [Flyers] [BSH]

*Ron Hextall decided that late yesterday afternoon was a good time to make some moves: Tye McGinn was traded to the Sharks for a pick, depth defenseman Nick Schultz was signed, as was winger Andrew Gordon. Later last night truculence-supplier Zack Stortini was signed.

*Hexy did say he's not a big fan of July 1 signings. He's clearly cool with July 2 though. [BSH]

*Hexy also spoke about goalies Ray Emery and Rob Zepp. [Flyers]

*Vinny to Nashville could still happen!! [BSH]

*There is still quite a bit of free agent talent available. [NHL.com]

*The Flyers will not be going after any RFAs this summer. The dream is dead. [BSH]

*The Predators signed Olli Jokinen to a one year deal and the Penguins signed Steve Downie, also to a one year deal.

*The Bruins have a lot of defensemen; might any of them be on the block? [ProHockeyTalk]

*On why the Brooks Orpik deal one one of yesterday's worst. [Washington Post]

*And finally, a couple of looks at Tuesday's free agency winners and losers. [Puck Daddy] [CSN Philly]