Flyers fans got a taste of the future last week when the rookies took the ice against the rookies from the New York Islanders. Highly-touted prospects Joel Farabee, Morgan Frost, and Isaac Ratcliffe took the ice to form a line that fans, even analysts alike, salivated at the thought of. Three of the highest regarded […]Read more "Flyers’ Farabee-Frost-Ratcliffe line could be a force for years to come"
We’re a few days into training camp, and the injury bug has already hit the Philadelphia Flyers. Tyler Pitlick injured his left wrist and is believed to be out for around 2 more weeks, putting him in danger of missing the season opener in the Czech Republic against the Chicago Blackhawks. Third-year center Nolan Patrick […]Read more "The ripple effect of Konecny’s contract negotiations with the Flyers"
As the end of the season creeps nearer and nearer, fans are hoping that the Flyers don’t keep up that same pace when the puck hits the ice. The Philadelphia Flyers are notorious for slow starts, and that’s no secret. The Flyers have had losing records in four out of their last five Octobers and […]Read more "Another Flyers slow start could mean good news for Phantoms"
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?"
Will the Flyers offseason just come to an end already? C’mon, the proud orange-clad fans want something to cheer about. In over a month, we will find out if Chuck Fletcher and the Flyers have made the right moves to help progress this team into contention. With the roster overhaul that has ensued this offseason, […]Read more "Flyers Lacking Toughness and Grit"
Tuesday afternoon saw news break of Nicolas Aube-Kubel re-signing with the Flyers. His contract is a two-way contract, worth $700,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the AHL. On the surface, this deal makes total sense. Aube-Kubel is coming off a season where he played 54 AHL games and tallied 30 points. He was the […]Read more "Nicolas Aube-Kubel’s Organizational fit with Flyers"
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 Lehigh Valley Phantoms took part in two games on home-ice this past weekend. Friday’s contest proved to be the better game of the two as the Phantoms bested the Hershey Bears 6-2. Unfortunately, Lehigh Valley found themselves on the opposite side of a shellacking on Saturday, falling to the Providence Bruins 6-3. The Phantoms […]Read more "Phantoms Focus: Injury to Flyers prospect German Rubtsov puts damper on weekend"
PROSPECT COVERAGE HAS NEVER BEEN AS SOUGHT AFTER AS IT IS RIGHT NOW. PEOPLE WANT TO KNOW WHAT THE FUTURE OF HOCKEY LOOKS LIKE AND PHILLY SPORTS NETWORK IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING THAT INFORMATION. PROSPECT PROFILES AND GAME RECAPS ARE FANTASTIC BUT DO NOT NECESSARILY PAINT A PICTURE THAT SHOWS A PLAYER’S DEVELOPMENT AND PROGRESSION TOWARDS […]Read more "Under the Flyers Microscope: Nicolas Aube-Kubel vs Springfield Thunderbirds"
The NHL regular season is officially underway and the AHL begins its 83rd regular season tonight. The 2018-19 season for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms with high expectations and a great deal of promise. Thanks to terrific drafting by Flyers General Manager, Ron Hextall, throughout the years, the Phantoms are flush with young and talented players […]Read more "Top Five Flyers prospects to watch in the Phantoms 2018-19 campaign"