“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"
For this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag”, I challenged all of you to go beyond the popular 3RW debate. While we will still touch on it this time around, we will also chat about some topics new to the segment. Without any further ado, let’s start this party! I have a few. It all depends on […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: The Farabee Slide"
The Philadelphia Flyers locked up another RFA Tuesday, re-signing Nicolas Aube-Kubel to a one-year, two-way contract worth $700K. The 23-year-old forward completed his third professional hockey season last year, spending most of his time in the AHL. Aube-Kubel has played 203 games for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, recording 45 goals and 52 assists. Additionally, he […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Flyers Re-Sign Nicolas Aube-Kubel"
The 2019 NHL Entry Draft did not fall short in the area of unexpected occurrences. From prospects taken earlier than expected, such as Moritz Seider and Philip Broberg, to projected first-rounders falling past pick 31. It is safe to say that the way the draft panned out surprised a lot of people. The Philadelphia Flyers […]Read more "Bobby Brink Brings Star Potential to Flyers Farm System"