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Monday Morning Fly By: Maple Leafs fans love balls.

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

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*The draft lottery happened Saturday night, and the Toronto Maple Leafs were rewarded for being the absolute worst with the opportunity to draft Auston Matthews. Hooray. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*And if you're into making sure no one cheated and/or fixed this thing in the Leafs' favor because they're terrified of Lou Lamoriello, here's all of the balls being chosen. [PPP]

*Brian Burke doesn't like the draft lottery. [Puck Daddy]

*Here's an article about how the Flyers need to target "size" in this year's free-agent market because lol these dudes really can't get into the 2016 version of hockey. [Inquirer]

*Speaking of free agency, let's start talking about who will stay and who will go this summer. [Dump and Chase]

*Michael Del Zotto is making progress in his recovery, which is good news. [BSH]

*Jakub Voracek admits that he had a bit of a confidence issue this season. Let's work on that this summer, buddy. [CSN Philly]

*Ivan Provorov and the Brandon Wheat Kings are headed to the WHL final. [BSH]

*Everyone's favorite award, the Lady Byng, has some finalists. [Puck Daddy]

*The Washington Capitals might finally have to answer for some dirty play as Brooks Orpik will have hearing for a pretty gnarly hit on Olli Maata. [Yahoo Sports]

*Joe Thornton continues to be one of the NHL's most underrated players. [USA Today]

*The NHLPA won't stand in the way of expansion, if the league decides to move forward. [TSN]

*And finally, in case you missed it, the Flyers' 2015-2016 Superlatives. Which are way more important than NHL awards. [BSH]