Who predicted that Philadelphia Flyers Center Sean Couturier would be a first line Center? Not many hockey analysts, and even some fans never thought that Couturier would ever breakout offensively, like he did in Junior hockey by tallying 192 points in his final two seasons. For the past few years when thinking of Couturier breaking […]Read more "Does Anze Kopitar’s Hart nomination hurt Flyers’ Sean Couturier’s Selke chances?"
This week we will look at the Flyers prospects in the NCAA. Wade Allison After being drafted in the 2nd round of the 2016 NHL draft, Wade Allison decided to take his talents to the NCAA ranks. That was a decision the Flyers were all for. Now, after an impressive freshman season, Allison has […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Update: Wade Allison nets second Hat-Trick of the season"
For the first time in 4 years, the Flyers swept the Western Canada trip. After struggling the past few years in Western Canada, the Flyers got back to their winning ways and swept the three Western Canadian teams. Tonight, the Flyers defeated the Canucks 4-1 off a strong performance by all aspects of the game: […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: The Flyers Complete Western Canada Sweep with win over Canucks"
In game 2 of a quick 3-game western Canada road trip, the Flyers kept rolling and extended their win streak to 2. The Flyers defeated the Oilers in a similar dominating fashion to Monday’s win in Calgary. This 2-game win streak has similar feelings to a stretch in the Flyers past in late 2013. Coming […]Read more "Five Flyers Observations: Are the Flyers Going Streaking in Western Canada Again?"
This weeks prospect update will look at the Flyers prospects in the WHL. Carter Hart (WHL) Since coming back from mononucleosis, Carter Hart has been on a tear. After missing the whole month of October, Hart came back roaring with a stellar start to the month of November. Coming into the weekend, Hart was 7-2-1 […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Update: Carter Hart named WHL Goalie of the Month, sets shutout record"
Wayne Simmonds is on the door step of his first All Star Game and with that, a real chance at being an elite power forward in the NHL. Simmonds, a Scarborough, Ontario native, started his hockey career playing for the Brockville Braves after then coach and GM Mike McCourt scouted him at the Telus Cup Regional Midget […]Read more "Why Flyers RW Wayne Simmonds is on a path to greatness"