It did not take long for a Philadelphia Flyers prospect to make an impact at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship. Representing Team Russia, Yegor Zamula recorded two goals in the opening game against the host country, the Czech Republic. Unfortunately, Russia could not capitalize on Zamula’s strong outing, losing in upset fashion, 4-3. Zamula’s […]Read more "Yegor Zamula Shines in WJC Opener"
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"
Over the past few years, the Philadelphia Flyers are used to having a plethora of prospects at the World Junior Championships. This year, the number is a little less overwhelming; however, the quality of players that are attending is strong. All four Flyers prospects, Cam York, Bobby Brink, Yegor Zamula, and Adam Ginning, should make […]Read more "2020 World Junior Championships: Expectations for Each Flyers Prospect"
The Holidays are almost upon us. For those in the hockey prospect world, that means one thing. The 2020 World Junior Championships are around the corner. The 44th edition of the tournament begins on December 26th in the Czech Republic and runs through January 5th. This marks the fourth time the Czech Republic will host […]Read more "2020 World Junior Championships: Four Flyers Make Preliminary Rosters"
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"
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"
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"
In this “Flyers Prospects Mailbag” we spend a great deal of time discussing prospects that could join the Lehigh Valley Phantoms next season. Let’s get this party started! Chuck Fletcher’s decision to trade Anthony Stolarz to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Cam Talbot made it quite clear that he prefers having a veteran to […]Read more "Flyers Prospects Mailbag: Future Phantoms"
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"
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"