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Tuesday Morning Fly By: Happy New Year, Flyers fans!

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

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*The Flyers closed out 2016 on Friday night with a big pile of trash poop against the Sharks. If you missed, here's a handy recap. If you want to dive a little deeper, here's Charlie's 10 things.

*The Flyers kicked off 2017 in Anaheim with a better effort but the same frustrating result. Recap! And also: 10 things!

*Big news of this weekend's games was the healthy scratching of Travis Konecny on Friday night. He came back and scored Saturday night so let's just scratch everyone it totally works. [BSH]

*It would appear that Shayne Gostisbehere is under the microscope for his play of late. [Inquirer]

*The next stretch of games for the Flyers will be super important. [ProHockeyTalk]

*Folks it's time to face facts: Brayden Schenn is a problem. [BSH]

*Pierre-Edouard Bellemare shares his memories from 2016. [BSH]

*So it was Outdoor Hockey Weekend for the NHL. First off was a crazy good Centennial Classic in Toronto. [Pension Plan Puppets]

*The we had a warm rainy Winter Classic in St. Louis in which the home team ran away with the game. [Second City Hockey]

*As is tradition, here are the best and worst things being sold by the NHL at yesterday's Classic. [Puck Daddy]

*This weekend also featured a ton of World Junior's action and Team USA might just have a shot this year. [USA Today]

*It would appear that the league and the NHLPA are still far apart on the Olympics issue. [Puck Daddy]

*And finally, Wayne Simmonds shirt came off and that's fun. Relive the magic. [BSH]