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Monday Morning Fly By: Weekday afternoon hockey woo!

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

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*Don't forget, the Flyers are playing the Islanders this afternoon at 1PM. Afternoon hockey on a Monday is so delicious. Hope you're not at work! Preview the game here.

*Today's game will mark the Flyers' last time playing at Nassau Coliseum. [Flyers]

*So the Flyers won a game Saturday night! Yes, it was just the Sabres, but sometimes you have to go slumming to break out of a slump, you know? Recap!

*If you want to look closely, you'll see it was an ugly win. Against the worst team in the league. Oh Flyers. Nerd Report!

*And even more stats from the game in Buffalo. [Buzz On Broad]

*The Phantoms also won their game on Saturday, and pretty handily at that. [BSH]

*Nick Cousins had himself a hat trick in that Phantoms win; check it out, it's fun. [Flyers]

*Q&A with Flyers goaltender and generally likeable person Rob Zepp. [The Hockey Writers]

*Travis Sanheim is providing his Calgary Hitmen with some quality defense. [Hitmen Hockey]

*Also this weekend we learned that Kimmo Timonen 's blood clots have not cleared. Really crappy news. [Inquirer]

*Jason Akeson's time up with the Flyers was short-lived. [CSN Philly]

*Ron Hextall maintains that the Flyers will not tank this season for a better draft pick. []

*Which teams should be pursuing Keith Yandle? [ProHockeyTalk]

*Breaking down 3-on-2 plays. [The Committed Indian]

*The 2015 All-Star uniforms really are just the worst thing ever. [ESPN]