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Monday Morning Fly By: The air is crisp and we've got NHL hockey this week. Best time.

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

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*THERE IS NHL HOCKEY TOMORROW FOLKS GET FREAKING READY! Ahem. But yes, the long and dreary offseason ends today so let's roll through the rest of these 25 Under 25, shall we? Sam Morin, you're up. [BSH]

*Jordan Weal is hoping for a fresh start heading into this season. [Flyers]

*Dave Hakstol is looking to build on what was a pretty successful debut year for him. [Sons of Penn]

*It looks like the Scott Laughton/Nick Cousins competition is off to a rousing start. [CSN Philly]

*Do you also keep forgetting Boyd Gordon is a member of this team or is that just me? Anyhoo, he should improve the PK, which definitely needs improving. [Inquirer]

*Wayne Simmonds with Brayden Schenn is a nice comfortable sight. [CSN Philly]

*Steve Mason is set for a big year both on and off the ice. [Inquirer]

*Say hello to our newest contributor Kyle and take a look at his notes from the Flyers' first week of training camp. [BSH]

*Speaking of camp, to the surprise of no one, Ivan Provorov is having a good one. [Sons of Penn]

*Canada knocked out Russia Saturday night to advance to the World Cup of Hockey final, and once again all eyes are on Alexander Ovechkin. [Puck Daddy]

*Speaking of, the league isn't worried about the not-great World Cup attendance numbers. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, for the love of god, someone give Ilya Bryzgalov a job doing color. [ProHockeyTalk]