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Monday Morning Fly By: The doldrums are here

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

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*Even in a condensed offseason, August is the most boring month of the year, hockey-wise. Everyone is at the cottage. Moves have been made. Settle in, folks. In the meantime, did you catch our interview with Chuck? [BSH]

*In the event that Chuck does want to do something this month, there are still a few not-bad free agents available. [The Athletic]

*Meltzer takes a look back at Carter Hart’s struggles last season. [Hockeybuzz]

*Blissfully, it doesn’t seem like Chuck Fletcher has taken the Tom Wilson bait yet. But most of the Metro has! [ProHockeyTalk]

*Speaking of players that are still available, the Jack Eichel situation appears to be getting messier by the day. [Die By The Blade]

*When the Golden Knights traded Marc-Andre Fleury to the Blackhawks, some speculated that he might rather retire from hockey than play for that trash team, but alas, he’s gonna play for them. [Sportsnet]

*Over the weekend we learned a bit about what Evander Kane has been up to and it is... not great. [AP]

*It was a big summer for free agent defensemen, and next summer there are a few more that might be looking for a big payday. [ProHockeyTalk]

*And finally, in case you missed it Friday, the latest BSH Radio! [BSH]