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: NCAA"
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 touch on a variety of topics. We discuss the top give prospects in the organization, some other names to keep and eye on, the future of the defense, and other odds and ends. Let’s rock and roll! Are we still considering Carter Hart a prospect? I think we […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Philadelphia’s Top Five Prospects"
Let me know if you’ve heard this statement before. ‘The Philadelphia Flyer’s farm system is stockpiled with quality prospects.’ I’m sure you have. I say it all of the time. Although this is a great problem to have, the reality is that not every former draft pick is going to find a home within the organization. […]Read more "Assessing Tanner Laczynski’s Future with the Flyers"
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 Philadelphia Flyers have been on a manhunt in search of help to become a consistent hockey team. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has slowly gone under the radar in the past four drafts with drafting late round studs. It just so happens these studs are at the positions of Center. Enter Tanner Laczynski a versatile Center, who […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Hobey Baker nominee Tanner Laczynski has “Major” Goals"
Leading up to the 2011 NHL draft, the Flyers were a team that could never pick the right guy. The Flyers have struggled picking in the early rounds of the NHL draft. but have turned it around in recent years with the drafting of some great defense prospects. With history of poor success in the […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Tanner Laczynski wins Gold as a Freshman, is the Hobey Baker next?"
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"
The Philadelphia Flyers have been on a manhunt in search of help for their once struggling offense. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has slowly gone under the radar in the past few drafts with drafting late round studs. It just so happens these studs are the positions of center. Enter Tanner Laczynski a late round […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Getting to know Tanner Laczynski"