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Tuesday Morning Fly By: After summer comes hockey.

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

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*Summer is finally (unofficially) over and you know what that means right folks? It's hockey time. Only 11 days 'til the World Cup gets underway, and unfortunately we won't get to see Radko Gudas do his thing with the Czech Republic. [BSH]

*Speaking of the World Cup, Team North America might end up being the most fun to watch, but they'll have to overcome their inexperience to really compete. [Sportsnet]

*Another fun team to watch will be Team Finland. [ProHockeyTalk]

*After last week's 50th anniversary jersey reveal, Meltzer gives us a look back at all the sweaters the Flyers have worn over the years. [Flyers]

*It may have been a holiday weekend but your friends at Broad Street Hockey kept the 25 Under 25 rolling with a look at goalie Carter Hart... [BSH]

*...and defenseman Mark Alt, who hopes to finally find himself a spot in the NHL this year. [BSH]

*Former Flyer Mike Richards future Edmonton Oiler? Could be, the team needs a bit of a veteran presence. [Edmonton Journal]

*And finally, could the answer to the NHL's perceived scoring troubles lie in a simple change to the schedule? [The Hockey Writers]