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Tuesday Morning Fly By: There is an actual hockey game today wooo!

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

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*It's rookie game day! Here are your lines for the annual game vs. the Capitals. [BSH]

*The kids, for their part, are really excited to play in an actual hockey game. [Flyers]

*The line of Scott Laughton, Taylor Leier, and Nicolas Aube-Kubel is generating some excitement during rookie camp this week. [Inquirer]

*The Flyers have released their promotional schedule ahead of this Thursday's public on-sale for single game tickets. Mark those dollar dog nights on your calendar. [Flyers]

*Travis Sanheim is having fun learning a new defensive system while at Flyers camp. [CSN Philly]

*Steve Mason's new mask is pretty awesome. His dog is awesomer. [BSH]

*Meltzer on why the Flyers power play units need to be more flexible than they've been in the past. [Hockeybuzz]

*Did you guys know that Samuel Morin is the next Chris Pronger? [Inquirer]

*NHL players don't really seem to care about their own advanced stats numbers. [Puck Daddy]

*Thirty Thoughts on the league's new rules and various and sundry summer goings-on. [Sportsnet]

*Remember how there's no HBO 24/7 this year? Well there IS going to be a 24/7-style series, it's just going to be on a channel you've probably never heard of. [SB Nation]

*Ten common-sense ideas for the NHL to consider. [Boston Globe]

*World Cup of Hockey plans are still being finalized and the next Winter Olympics are still up in the air. [ESPN]

*Paul Stewart on the difference between the NHL rule book in October and the NHL rule book in April. [Hockeybuzz]