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Monday Morning Fly By: It's time to talk about Ron

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

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*Well, the preseason is over and the roster has been set. And we might need to have a talk about Ron and his thought processes. Because they're...confusing.

*The Flyers played their final preseason game of the season, in what was called a "dress rehearsal" by the coaching staff, and it was a big giant turd fart. So woohoo get psyched for regular season hockey baby! RECAP!

*Anyhoo let's look back to last week's preseason tilt with the Bruins and see what we learned. [BSH]

*Kate got some pretty cool shots from that game, that's always cool. [BSH]

*It's kind of cool that Taylor Leier seems to have won a spot on the roster. It'll be nice to see what the kid can actually do. [Inquirer]

*So. If these uh....curious roster decisions lead to a bad start by this team, what kind of leash do you think Dave Hakstol will get? [Inquirer]

*Anyhoo the Blues have a ton of injuries and we have their pick next season, so if they're trash that'll be good for us. Sorry Brayden. [Inquirer]

*Our own Steph Driver was on hand in NYC to preview the NHL season for SB Nation. [SB Nation]

*Should the NHL have done more to make its centennial season a little more special? [Toronto Star]

*And finally, just when it seemed like the role of the enforcer had died, fighting in the NHL seems to be making a low-key comeback. [Toronto Sun]