For years the Flyers struggled with subpar goaltending. That all seems to have changed with the previous General Manager, Ron Hextall. I mean why not, he only was a star goaltender for the Flyers. Why wouldn’t he be able to boost his position? Well, what we learned is that Hextall had an eye for talent […]Read more "The Flyers’ Depth at Goaltending is a Good Problem to Have"
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"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we touch on all sorts of good stuff. We look ahead to the upcoming draft, touch on the goalie situation, and discuss some prospects dealing with injuries this season. Let’s rock and roll! This certainly qualifies as a prospect question, my friend. The funny thing about this draft is […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Looking Ahead to the Draft"
You can never have enough quality goaltending. Though reliable NHL netminding begins and ends with Carter Hart, Philadelphia has an abundance of goalie prospects that can potentially transform into quality professional hockey players. Former Flyers General Manager, Ron Hextall, made a point to stockpile the franchise with promising goalie prospects, hoping to make a longlasting […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Goalie Prospects Aplenty"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag”, we do a lot of looking ahead to next season. With Philadelphia’s season all but lost, it makes us all feel a little better projecting some of the youth that will be with the big squad in 2019-20. Let’s get this party started! John, Out of Camp this Summer […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Which dark horse could be gunning for a call up next season?"
Welcome to “Flyers Prospect Stock Watch” a new monthly/bi-monthly prospect series from Philly Sports Network. This piece is dedicated to prospects within the Philadelphia Flyers farm system that have seen their stock rise or fall depending on recent performances. The first edition of this column will provide a slightly broader outlook than usual. A lot […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Stock Watch: January 2019"
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"
When it comes to the future of Philadelphia Flyers goaltending, the conversation usually starts and stops with Carter Hart. This is for good reason. The 20-year-old netminder is only five games into his first professional hockey season and already has an impressive resume. The three-time WHL Goaltender of the Years is also a form two-time […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Philadelphia are flush with quality Goalie prospects"