With the NHL regular season not yet in motion, some of the Philadelphia Flyers prospects have already begun their hockey year. Aside from the AHL and College, all the other leagues are off and running. Here are some of the prospects that stood out in the very early stages of their respective seasons. Jay O’Brien […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: September Standouts"
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"
Ron Hextall made a bold move selecting a high schooler from Thayer Academy in Jay O’Brien with the 19th overall pick at the 2018 NHL Draft, “It was great hearing my name get called by the Flyers organization,” O’Brien said, “I couldn’t wait to get started, and now here we are at my second Developmental […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Jay O’Brien Doesn’t Want Fans To Give Up On Him"
After an unfortunate first season in the NCAA with Providence, Jay O’Brien will be switching leagues next season. The Penticton Vees of the BCHL announced that the former Philadelphia Flyers first round pick will be lacing his skates for them next year. The need for O’Brien to leave the NCAA was understandable. He felt like […]Read more "Instant Analysis: Jay O’Brien Commits to Penticton Vees"
This time of year, it is all about NCAA March Madness for most sports fans. However, it is not the only major collegiate sports tournament with a cool name taking place. The 2019 NCAA Frozen Four begins Friday, March 29th and the Philadelphia Flyers are well represented. Three of the organization’s prospects will compete with […]Read more "Three Flyers Prospects Competing in the Frozen Four"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag”, we tackle topics that have not come up before. We take a look at the difference between playing the Canadian Hockey League and the NCAA, some more projections, a few prospects that are currently a bit overvalued, and prospects that will have an impact in Philadelphia or Lehigh Valley […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Which prospects are overvalued?"
This week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” is jampacked with quality questions. Let’s not waste any time with a fancy introduction and just get this party started. The #Flyers prospect pool is pretty deep already. If Chuck Fletcher starts selling off assets at the deadline, what is he looking to add to the prospect pipeline? — Brandon […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Projections and Predictions Galore"
The 2018-19 season is a lost cause for the Philadelphia Flyers. For a fanbase expecting to experience a step forward this year, the failure of this campaign is tough to swallow. However, it is a reality and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher, needs to shift his focus to the future. When Flyers fans hear the phrase […]Read more "Three Expendable Prospects in the Flyers Farm System"
After a brief hiatus, the “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” is back and better than ever. We’ve some fantastic questions this time around. Let’s get right to it, shall we? I'm sure you'll get this a lot, but has anyone directly addressed bringing up Myers/NAK with Gordon and Fletcher? (or any other Phantoms for that matter – […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: What if the Flyers win the Draft Lottery?"
In this week’s Flyers Prospects Mailbag, we address questions involving a particular theme. Now that the organization is going through a transitional period, opinions regarding potential trades are circulating. Many people want to know which prospects might be on their way out as the Flyers attempt to strengthen their NHL roster. Well, I have some […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Which future assets are worth trading?"