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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Bring on the Habs!

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

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

*The Montreal Canadiens are in town tonight, fresh off of their big win in the Winter Classic. Tonight they lose! Maybe. Here's a preview of the game.

*Dave Haktsol has done a bit of line shuffling ahead of tonight's matchup. [Sons of Penn]

*Hakstol and a couple of his players spoke about the new lines after practice. [Flyers]

*If the Flyers want to stay in the playoff race, they need to turn it on. Like now. [CSN Philly]

*On R.J. Umberger's non-movement clause. It's the gift that keeps on giving. [Pattison Ave]

*The Flyers keep dressing seven defensemen. What's up with that? [Courier-Post]

*Slow starts continue to hurt the Flyers. [Inquirer]

*Lots of Jonathan Drouin trade rumors flying around. Should the Flyers make an offer? [BSH]

*The dang Americans lost to the Russians yesterday and will face the Swedes for the bronze this morning. Team Russia and Team Finland will play for the gold this afternoon.

*Speaking of, trade demands are no longer scary to NHL teams. [Sportsnet]

*Five goalie stats you may find interesting. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Why neutral zone stats matter. [Hockey Graphs]

*This year's Winter Classic ratings were...pretty bad, to be honest. Here are five reasons why. [Puck Daddy]

*Speaking of, here are some of the things security had to confiscate outside of Gillette Stadium before the game. Not one but TWO katanas! [Deadspin]

*And finally, in "Canada is fun" news, a full sized hockey rink on top of a Toronto high rise. Because why not? [TSN]