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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Dare you to dislike Simon Gagne.

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

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*The Los Angeles Kings are in town tonight and even better, it's Simon Gagne night! Broadcast starts at 7PM; don't miss the festivities.

*Let's take a look back at how it all began for Simon Gagne. [Flyers]

*Jakub Voracek is a big huge NHL superstar but he still leans on the billet family he lived with in Halifax. [The Hockey News]

*Prospect Nicolas Aube-Kubel is really starting to come into his own. [CSN Philly]

*Speaking of prospects, the Flyers are finding a lot of gems in Sweden. [Sons of Penn]

*Ian Laperriere is leading a fight against pancreatic cancer. Because he's great. [Flyers]

*Dave Hakstol had some things to say about Shayne Gostisbehere and Taylor Leier. [Flyers]

*Ilya Bryzgalov was back in town recently and he took some time to tell us that the Flyers were kind of jerky to him. [Courier-Post]

*Connor McDavid dodges the question about whether or not the Flyers injured him on purpose. Connor, don't make me hate you. Go to the mall, get right with jesus. [Puck Daddy]

*This is fun: a history of NHL goals scored from the other end of the ice. [Sportsnet]

*The talk of ways to increase scoring continues, this time from a CFL commentator who thinks the league should go to four-on-four. [Leader Post]

*DGB has some thoughts on increasing goal scoring and why calling more penalties is not the answer. [ESPN]

*Gary Bettman is very, very rich. In case you didn't already know. [Sportsnet]