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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Must remember not to take preseason seriously...

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

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*Holy hell that Rangers game was fugly. We should take solace in the fact that the Flyers iced a pretty crappy lineup, right? Yeah let's go with that. That MacDonald-Coburn pairing is going to lead to a lot of Hulk Rage this season. Ooof. RECAP!

*SB Nation's NHL preview hit the interwebs yesterday and Travis put forth three big questions facing the Flyers as we head into the season. [BSH]

*Also included was a piece on the Eastern Conference's big bowl of mediocre fun. You can check out the full SB Nation 2014 NHL preview here. [SB Nation]

*Sean McIndoe kicks off his four-part preview of the upcoming season with a look at the bottom-feeders. [Grantland]

*An injury to Ray Emery may give Rob Zepp a chance to live his lifelong dream of being an NHL goaltender. [Daily News]

*Craig Berube was super unhappy with his team after Sunday night's loss to New Jersey. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Looks like Vincent Lecavalier will bring more "competitiveness" to the ice this year than last year. [Courier-Post]

*Previewing the Metro Division with a focus on your Flyers. [BS Hockey]

*Wayne Simmonds was pretty fired up prior to last night's Rangers game; this lead to a discussion about hockey's best rivalries. [The Hockey News]

*Pierre McGuire would fire a coach that uses analytics to review his players. [Puck Daddy]

*And Larry Brooks thinks it's absurd that it's taken this long for the advanced stats thing to catch on in the NHL. [New York Post]

*This defense of the league-average netminder is worth a read. [Fear The Fin]

*The NHL has inked a deal with GoPro that will give player-POV angles to people watching the games at home. [Adweek]

*On Jack Eichel, the next face of American hockey. [SB Nation]

*The historical WOWY numbers for four of the NHL's best, if you're into that kind of thing. [Hockey-Graphs]

*Really fun/cool Canadian institution, Kraft Hockeyville, is crossing over into the US. [Adweek]

*And finally, the stupid boring NHL may have taken spin-o-ramas away from us but thankfully the kids still know how to have fun. [Buzzing The Net]