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Monday Morning Fly By: The days, shorter

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Today’s open discussion thread, complete with your daily dose of Flyers news and notes…

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*Did you know that every day the sun is setting two or three minutes shorter than the one before? Winter is coming. Happy Monday!

*One of the newer prospects that hasn’t garnered a ton of attention yet is Ronnie Attard, but you’ll probably start hearing more about him as the pool in front of him thins out because he’s pretty darn good. [NBC Sports Philly]

*Speaking of new prospects; Bobby Orr Brink, baby! [BSH]

*Missed this one on Friday because the author of these links is sometimes dumb but Meltzer makes the case for the Flyers adding a new body altogether to fill that 3W spot. [Flyers]

*Anyone here get serious with their fantasy hockey? Here’s some idea what to expect from the Metro players you might draft for your team. [NHL.com]

*One of the rather persistent rumors at the end of last season that never came to fruition was in regard to our old pal Peter Laviolette’s status in Nashville. Since he’ll be back, it’ll be interesting to see what he gets out of that team. [ProHockeyTalk]

*The NHL is still being shitty about the Olympics, so we have all of that to look forward to. [Yahoo Sports]

*Yeah yeah we hate Sidney Crosby blah blah but it’s interesting to think about where he will end up ranking among the game’s greats when all is said and done. [Pensburgh]

*And finally... it was long past time to put this “no one wants to play for the Flyers like they used to” myth to rest. So we did that. You’re welcome. [BSH]