The game of hockey is constantly evolving. Once upon a time, NHL defensemen got away with playing good defense and little to no offense. Then, these “diamonds in the rough” known as offensive-defensemen began to show up. Now, it’s almost impossible to maintain your job in the NHL as a defenseman if you can not […]Read more "Flyers Farm Flush with Blueline Point Production"
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"
After two preseason games, the Philadelphia Flyers have cut down their roster to 54 players. The team announced Wednesday morning that Egor Zamula, Mason Millman, Wyatte Wylie, and Egor Serdyuk have been returned to their respective junior teams. With the WHL, OHL, and QMJHL seasons set to begin this weekend, the timing makes sense. Additionally, […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Four Players Return to Juniors"
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"
In the not-so-distant past, the Philadelphia Flyers were known for having a plentiful pool of defensive prospects. Aside from Ivan Provorov, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms benefitted from having all of these blueline studs on the roster for a little bit. Now, all of those once-promising prospects are mainstays on the NHL roster. Although Chuck Fletcher […]Read more "The Flyers Must Sign Wyatte Wylie to his ELC"
As sports fans, we always love a good “dark horse” story. Yes sure things are always nice but it’s great to see a player exceed expectations and get people talking. In this week’s “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we touch on possible dark horse candidates as well as other hot topics surrounding the Philadelphia Flyers farm system. […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Everybody Loves a Dark Horse"
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"
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"
Dreams, we all have them. Some may aspire to own a business someday while other’s hope of playing a professional sport. Although our goals in life may differ, one thing is always sure. Accomplishing one’s dream does not come easy and requires a great deal of hard work. For Flyers prospect, Wyatte Wylie, it’s all about […]Read more "Flyers Prospect Watch: Wyatte Wylie Determined to Accomplish his Dream"
In the inaugural edition of “Flyers Prospects Mailbag”, we tackle questions regarding Wyatte Wylie, German Rubtsov, Matthew Strome, and the penalty kill. Let’s get right to it, shall we? Kinda excited about Wyatt Wylie. Like to hear more about him and his progress — Shayne Moon (@smoon_shayne) November 3, 2018 I am very high on […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Can future stars fix the Penalty Kill?"