The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are unique in terms of their captainship. They carry three captains and those players rotate who wears the, “C,” in every game. However, these players are all new faces to the PPL Center. In a recent discussion with my PSN colleagues, we realized there are also a few additional leaders who […]Read more "From the Glass: Phantoms have leaders in every position"
It did not take long for a Philadelphia Flyers prospect to make an impact at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. Representing Team Russia, Yegor Zamula recorded two goals in the opening game against the host country, the Czech Republic. Unfortunately, Russia could not capitalize on Zamula’s strong outing, losing in upset fashion, 4-3. Zamula’s […]Read more "Yegor Zamula Shines in WJC Opener"
The game of hockey is constantly evolving. Once upon a time, NHL defensemen got away with playing good defense and little to no offense. Then, these “diamonds in the rough” known as offensive-defensemen began to show up. Now, it’s almost impossible to maintain your job in the NHL as a defenseman if you can not […]Read more "Flyers Farm Flush with Blueline Point Production"
Over the past few years, the Philadelphia Flyers are used to having a plethora of prospects at the World Junior Championships. This year, the number is a little less overwhelming; however, the quality of players that are attending is strong. All four Flyers prospects, Cam York, Bobby Brink, Yegor Zamula, and Adam Ginning, should make […]Read more "2020 World Junior Championships: Expectations for Each Flyers Prospect"
The Holidays are almost upon us. For those in the hockey prospect world, that means one thing. The 2020 World Junior Championships are around the corner. The 44th edition of the tournament begins on December 26th in the Czech Republic and runs through January 5th. This marks the fourth time the Czech Republic will host […]Read more "2020 World Junior Championships: Four Flyers Make Preliminary Rosters"
With three of the highest anticipated prospects starting the 2019-20 season in the AHL, fans thought for sure that the Lehigh Valley Phantoms had a stamped one-way ticket to the Calder Cup Finals. Joel Farabee, Morgan Frost, and Philippe Myers are three guys that would lend a huge hand in pushing the team deep into […]Read more "From the Glass: Moving Forward With the Season"
At one time, not too long ago, the future looked bright for Wade Allison. In 2016, the Philadelphia Flyers scooped him up in the second round of the draft, expecting to transform into a valuable scoring NHL winger down the road. Allison just came off of a successful season in the USHL, recording 25 goals […]Read more "Injury Issues Translating into Uncertain Future for Wade Allison"
As the first quarter of the Flyers’ season and the first third of the NCAA ice hockey season has concluded, let’s check in on how the 2019 Flyers draft picks are fairing for their respective teams. The Draft Back in June, teams around the NHL gathered to draft their futures. The Flyers opened up their […]Read more "The 2019 NHL draft: Checking in on the Flyers Recent Draft Picks"
Finally, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms escaped their extended losing streak. After falling victim to four-straight losses, the Phantoms edged the visiting Charlotte Checkers 3-2 on Wednesday night. The game was not without its drama and uncertainty. After going up 2-0 in the middle period, the Phantoms put their victory in jeopardy, surrendering two-straight goals to […]Read more "Down in the Valley: Phantoms Escape with 3-2 Victory"
The sky is falling in Lehigh Valley. Losers of four-straight, the Phantoms desperately need to turn things around while the season is relatively young. A wise person once said, “there’s no time like the present” and Lehigh Valley will look to right the wrongs Wednesday night against the Charlotte Checkers at home. Sixteen games into […]Read more "The Phantoms Menace: Wednesday Night Checkers"