At one time, not too long ago, the future looked bright for Wade Allison. In 2016, the Philadelphia Flyers scooped him up in the second round of the draft, expecting to transform into a valuable scoring NHL winger down the road. Allison just came off of a successful season in the USHL, recording 25 goals […]Read more "Injury Issues Translating into Uncertain Future for Wade Allison"
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"
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"
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"
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?"
In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we have two fantastic topics of conversation. First, we will talk about Wade Allison, his injury struggle, and whether he will jump to pro hockey next season. After that, I will do my best to categorize a few of the prospects within the Flyers farm system. Let’s rock! How […]Read more "Flyers Propsects Mailbag: Who is emerging as the Flyers top prospect during a dark time?"
A silent guardian. A watchful protector. An orange and black knight. Ron Hextall came back to the Flyers organization with a plan: build from the bottom up, and thrive down the road. He was focused on building a dynasty for years to come. He had his vision in mind, and was ready to carry it […]Read more "Ron Hextall: The hero the Flyers deserve, but not the one it needs"
With the Flyers having 3 second round draft picks in 2016, scoring would be the main goal. Leading up to the 2016 draft, the Flyers went into drafts thinking defense first. In the 3 years prior, the Flyers drafted defense with almost every selection in the first two rounds. The only exceptions, Travis Konecny and […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Wade Allison loves to bang bodies and score goals"
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"