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Tuesday Morning Fly By: DING DONG THE WITCH IS DEAD!

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

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*In a move that fulfilled all of our wildest dreams, the Flyers waived Andrew MacDonald yesterday afternoon. And the angels sang, and the earth rejoiced. [BSH]

*Here's Ron Hextall speaking with the media about his decision to make all of us have a really good Monday. [Flyers]

*And here's a fact: Ron Hextall is the best thing going in Philadelphia sports right now. [BSH]

*In other fun and exciting news, Vincent Lecavalier will be a healthy scratch on opening night. Dave Hakstol, have my babies. [CSN Philly]

*This makes room for Scott Laughton, who has finally earned himself a spot on this team. Good thing too, it was now or never. [CSN Philly]

*Steve Mason deserves way more respect than he gets from the hockey universe. [Inquirer]

*To pass the time between now and Thursday night, we've played a fun little over/under game with expected numbers for next season. First up, individual players. [BSH]

*You can never have too many Flyers-related podcasts to pass the time, right? [Sons of Penn]

*Our dearly departed Frank Seravalli offers thirty bold predictions for this upcoming season. [TSN]

*A look at five goalies who had great preseason numbers and five who absolutely did not. [ProHockeyTalk]

*How's about a little rule change refresher before we get going? [Habs Eyes On The Prize]

*Brian Boucher is an absolute natural on television and has earned himself a full-time place on the NBC Sports roster of hockey analysts. [BSH]

*Check out the sexy ring Kimmo Timonen is rocking. [Puck Daddy]

*On the impact social media has on hockey and its fans. [Sports Illustrated]

*And finally, as if yesterday wasn't awesome enough: Jaromir Jagr is bringing back the mullet. [SB Nation]