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Tuesday Morning Fly By: These links are good, not great.

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

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*The Islanders are in town tonight. Thrilling stuff! Puck drops at 7, we'll preview the game this afternoon. Probably.

*Brayden Schenn has been named the NHL's second star of the week, so that's good stuff. [BSH]

*It helped that Schenn is pretty great at making life miserable for the Penguins. [CSN Philly]

*Looking back at the heated rivalry between Pens and Flyers. [Flyers]

*Remember on Saturday when Mike Milbury had the words "good not great" fall out of his mouth re: Steve Mason? You'll enjoy Bill Meltzer's take on that particular opinion. [Hockeybuzz]

*Speaking of Saturday's win against the Penguins, the Flyers' stats from that game were also good not great. [BSH] [Buzz On Broad]

*Steve Mason, for his part, has had a pretty great-not-good season behind a pretty crappy team... [Courier-Post]

*...which the Flyers completely wasted. [Inquirer]

*In that vein, let's look back at what was arguably history's greatest tank battle ever. [Hockey-Graphs]

*Speaking of tanks, despite a recent streak of relative hotness the Leafs are pretty much guaranteed a good pick. [The Globe & Mail]

*A look at the current standings shows that the Flyers could potentially play spoiler to the Penguins which, let's be honest, would be delicious. [BSH]

*Why are there so many 100 point hockey teams these days? [Dobber Sports]

*Former NHL tough guy and mustache aficionado George Parros has a lot to say about the current state of the NHL. [ESPN]

*And finally, this editorial by a former NHLer about his life after playing as an NHL enforcer is eye-opening and, quite frankly, pretty heartbreaking. [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]