The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 31 – Apr. 13)

Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. As COVID-19 continues to affect everyone inside and outside the world of sports, the CHL announced earlier this week that the Memorial Cup for 2021 has been cancelled.  This is the latest in a string of COVID related disruptions currently present in junior hockey.  The QMJHL has … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 31 – Apr. 13)

The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 16 – Mar. 30)

Welcome back to the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. The waiting game continues as NHL clubs, team scouts, and fans continue to wait for more news regarding the possible return to play for the Ontario Hockey League (OHL).  Since the last edition of the Flyers CHL Prospect Report; Ontario’s Minister of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 16 – Mar. 30)

The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 1 – Mar. 15)

Welcome to the 2021 inaugural edition of the Flyers CHL Prospect Report. With all of the uncertainty surrounding junior hockey due to COVID-19, this series has had to go on a bit of a hiatus.  However, now that it looks like the CHL is returning to play we at BrotherlyPuck.com felt that we should re-familiarize … Continue reading The Flyers CHL Prospect Report (Mar. 1 – Mar. 15)

An Early Peek at the Key Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA’s) to Watch for This Offseason

Questions can always be asked.  Whether or not they lead to answers or even more questions depends upon the nature of the question itself. Will the Flyers be seeking upgrades via free agency this offseason?  Who will the Flyers lose in the impending Seattle Kraken expansion draft?  Is a trade on the horizon to try … Continue reading An Early Peek at the Key Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA’s) to Watch for This Offseason

“No Respect at All”

Flyers fans are a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside of an enigma. For people who are not familiar with this phrase that was first applied by Winston Churchill during World War II to describe the Soviet Union, perhaps the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the Three Bears is more appropriate. The point being is … Continue reading “No Respect at All”

Why Couturier’s Selke Win Matters: The Link Between the Selke Trophy and the Stanley Cup

It’s official. Thursday evening, the NHL announced that Sean Couturier of the Philadelphia Flyers won the Frank J. Selke Award for the 2019-20 season.  The award recognizes the forward who demonstrates the most skill in the defensive aspects of the game.  Faced with stiff competition for the award with perennial nominees and former winners Patrice … Continue reading Why Couturier’s Selke Win Matters: The Link Between the Selke Trophy and the Stanley Cup

In Memoriam: Dale Hawerchuk (1963 – 2020)

On Tuesday August 18th with the Philadelphia Flyers preparing to play Game 4 of their First Round playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens, the hockey world was floored by the news that Dale Hawerchuk had passed away at the age of 57.  Hawerchuk had battled valiantly against stomach cancer after being diagnosed in October of … Continue reading In Memoriam: Dale Hawerchuk (1963 – 2020)