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Monday Morning Fly By: One more before we break.

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

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*Tonight's game against the Blues will be the Flyers' last before the holiday break, so enjoy it, kids. Here are Dave Hakstol and his players speaking to the media about tonight's game after weekend practice. [Flyers]

*The Flyers tried really hard Saturday night against the Blue Jackets but came up short in the dumb stupid shootout. RECAP!

*There was a bit of discussion after the game about Hakstol's choices for shooters, but he says everyone gets consideration when it comes to the shootout. [CSN Philly]

*We saw Wayne Simmonds, once again, come to the aid of his teammate during Saturday's game after Brandon Dubinsky laid a questionable hit on Jakub Voracek. Simmer needs to be careful, though. [Inquirer]

*Shayne Gostisbehere is setting himself to be one of the best young Flyers ever. [Inquirer]

*The holiday trade freeze is in effect, but the trade market has gotten terribly boring, in part because of the proliferation of no-movement clauses. [The Hockey News]

*Puck Daddy continues their end-of-year countdowns with the top ten images of 2015 and the top ten most heinous on-ice acts of the year.

*This long-read oral history of the career of Jaromir Jagr is about as awesome as you'd expect. [Sportsnet]

*A look at how the numbers predict how the NHL season will finish. [Sportsnet]

*Ray Emery might be playing in Toronto right now, but he's still representing the orange and black. [BSH]

*And finally, DGB's most recent grab bag features circa-1980s Flyers awkwardly reading Christmas poetry. It's everything you want it to be. [ESPN]