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Monday Morning Fly By: Five wins was always a crazy dream, let's be real.

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

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*On Friday the Flyers played the Devils and won in overtime woo! It was a four game winning streak. What a time to be alive. Recap.

*We learned ten things from that win, and this is them. [BSH]

*And then on Saturday the Flyers laid a big turd on the ice in Columbus, because let's be real five wins in a row was never going to happen with this team. Recap.

*We ALSO learned ten things from that game! We're good at learning things. [BSH]

*Luke Schenn is hurt, which is bad. [CSN Philly]

*Wayne Simmonds has brought an energizing force to the lineup lately. [Flyers]

*Scott Laughton moved backed to his natural position which is probably good. [CSN Philly]

*Michal Neuvirth and Steve Mason are using the friendly competition between the two of them as motivation to improve. [Inquirer]

*The Flyers' anemic offense is getting a boost from the back end. [Sons of Penn]

*Former Flyer Brantt Myhres is using his past mistakes for good with the Los Angeles Kings. [ESPN]

*If hockey fans insist on putting John Scott into the All-Star game, what might he be good at? [TSN]

*And finally, Christmas, hockey, fun, hooray. [Second City Hockey]