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Monday Morning Fly By: If you're going to lose, lose all the way.

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

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*Woo a win! In regulation! And against a quality team like the Sabres! Recap!

*So the Flyers lost to the Blue Jackets Friday but still managed to get a point. They really are losing in the most infuriating way at this point. Recap.

*The nerd report from Friday's game shows that the biggest problem may have been behind the bench. [BSH]

*Prior to the game in Columbus, Scott Hartnell was honored for reaching the 1,000-game milestone. [Inquirer]

*The Flyers need to start preparing for the return of Kimmo Timonen. [Daily News]

*You're not imagining things; the Flyers' penalty kill really IS getting better. [BSH]

*One thing become clear very quickly is that the current iteration of the Flyers' top line isn't working. [Inquirer]

*After dropping a shooutout loss to Montreal on Hockey Night in Canada Saturday, the Maple Leafs began their full-on blowup, trading Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Predators. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*Speaking of that Saturday night game, David Clarkson had quite a 2:31 of ice time. [ProHockeyTalk]

*This weekend marked the one year anniversary of T.J. Oshie's crazy shootout performance in Sochi. [Puck Daddy]

*A look at the current front runners for the Norris Trophy. [NHL Numbers]

*And finally, sad news yesterday as former NHL defenseman Steve Montador was found dead in his home. Reportedly, he had a history of depression. Very, very sad. [Puck Daddy]