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"
“Under the Flyers Microscope” is a featured column from Philly Sports Network focusing on the play of a Flyers prospect in one particular game. This week, the attention is on German Rubtsov and his NHL debut. Former first-round selection, German Rubtsov, has been an interesting Philadelphia Flyers prospect to follow. Since being drafted, expectations for […]Read more "Under the Flyers Microscope: German Rubtsov vs. New Jersey Devils"
“Flyers Prospects Weekly” is a new weekly column at Philly Sports Network providing you with snapshots into the Philadelphia Flyers farm system. It will highlight prospects that stood out that particular week for their respective teams. NHL/AHL/ECHL Carsen Twarynski Twarynski recorded his first career goal in the NHL Saturday night in Vancouver. The Flyers caught […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Weekly: Joel Farabee Shines in First Weekend with Phantoms"
Pressure is a part of life for most human beings. Whether it results in motivation or one’s demise, it’s hard to ignore the feeling’s presence. Of course, one may place amounts of pressure themselves. However, the outside world drops its fair share on people as well. For athletes, it’s no different. Even for those still […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Under Pressure"
As another hockey season approaches, the Philadelphia Flyers still find themselves among the top five farm systems in the NHL. Though a handful of quality young players will jump to the pro’s this season, there is still plenty of promise spread throughout the NCAA, various Junior leagues, and Europe. Over the next few weeks, we […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Preview: Major Junior & Junior A"
The boring days are almost over. Hockey is starting to reappear and we will be reaching interesting times shortly. This week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” comes with a handful of interesting questions that I really enjoyed answering. Let’s get right to it, shall we? First, I’d liked to mention that there is no guarantee that Morgan […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Flyers in Five Years"
This past draft, Chuck Fletcher selected a few players that can be viewed as “boom or bust” prospects. In this edition of “Flyers Prospects Mailbag,” we discuss who the biggest boom or bust prospect is. Additionally, we touch on other fun topics such as Felix Sandstrom and prospects that are running out of time. Let’s […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Boom or Bust?"
Who would have thought that the goaltending position would be a strength throughout the Flyers organization in the year 2019? That is exactly what has transpired. Thanks to brilliant drafting by former General Manager Ron Hextall, and Chuck Fletcher’s late-round steal of Roddy Ross this past draft. The goaltending problems that have haunted this proud […]Read more "Flyers Possess Promising Goalie in Samuel Ersson"