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

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* Hey, remember the last time the Flyers lost to the Penguins? It's funny, because you probably don't! Recap of Sunday's season-series-sweep-clinching win is here.

* Steve Mason was very good in that game, as we all just sort of expect at this point: [CSN]

* Less exciting: the Flyers lost another shootout on Saturday. Recap of that is here.

* Unfortunately, the Sens weren't able to take full advantage of the Flyers' assistance, losing in a shootout to Toronto. Big game looms on Tuesday night in Ottawa: [Globe & Mail]

* With an eye to the offseason: what should Michael Del Zotto's next contract look like? []

* Bad news last night in Chicago, where Kimmo Timonen left last night's game after a hit by St. Louis' Ryan Reaves :( [ProHockeyTalk]

* On top of that, already a bit short-handed, the Chicago Timonens will probably be down another man for their next few games after this absolutely ridiculous hit by Andrew Shaw last night: [Puck Daddy]

* DGB's grab bag, on three-point games and what happens "if the playoffs started today": [Grantland]

* Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford was named to the Hockey Hall of Fame's board of directors, which is, um: [SBN]

* On the history of Nassau Coliseum, which is of course in its final year as an NHL stadium: []

* Could the Bruins dump off the last two years of Marc Savard's contract? [Stanley Cup of Chowder]

* Finally, watch this goalie make a save in a shootout despite literally not knowing the shootout had started: [CBS Sports]