The Long, Winding Road of Nicholas Aube-Kubel

When an organization drafts a player into the NHL, they hope to see that player take strides and make it to the big club within a few years. But sometimes that's not always the case. When the Flyers drafted Val-d'Or Foreurs forward Nicholas Aube-Kubel 48th overall in 2014, they had no idea the journey they … Continue reading The Long, Winding Road of Nicholas Aube-Kubel

Maksim Sushko: A Diamond in the Rough

As the book closes on an abysmal 2019-20 Lehigh Valley Phantoms season, there are only a few bright spots to take away from the campaign. One of those highlights was the play of rookie forward Maksim Sushko, who rose a couple eyebrows with his play. The former fourth round draft pick in 2017 made the … Continue reading Maksim Sushko: A Diamond in the Rough

The Black Aces, More Important Now Than Ever

A Black Ace. A term used to describe NHL players added during the post-season roster expansion. Typically consisting of an organization's top AHL players, they can sometimes be the top prospects whose junior or collage career has come to an end. Typically speaking, rarely do any of these callups ever find their way into the … Continue reading The Black Aces, More Important Now Than Ever

Brotherly Pod Q&A – Carsen Twarynski

Here is the transcript of our interview with Carsen Twarynski from late last week. Enjoy! Listen to the interview on Apple Podcasts here Dan Esche:  Alright everybody welcome to Brotherly Pod! It is Friday April 17th, 2020 and it's a very special episode of Brotherly Pod. We have a Philadelphia Flyers prospect on the line; … Continue reading Brotherly Pod Q&A – Carsen Twarynski

How The New Prospects Will Help The Phantoms

The Flyers organization has recently been touted for their prospect depth. And while that still remains true, there was a bit of a gap at the professional level during the 2019-20 season. With almost every high-level prospect now in the NHL, it left a huge hole for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Top prospect Morgan Frost … Continue reading How The New Prospects Will Help The Phantoms

9 Game Review #7 – Philly is Flying to the Playoffs

Coming into this stretch of games, the Philadelphia Flyers played pretty well coming out of the bye week and All-Star Break to keep themselves in the thick of the playoff race. However, the past nine games saw the Orange and Black face a true make-or-break set of games, with most of their matches coming against … Continue reading 9 Game Review #7 – Philly is Flying to the Playoffs

Legion of Soon: Why Frost, Farabee, and Ratcliffe Should Stay Together

Throughout the history of the Philadelphia Flyers there have been some famous trios. The L-B-C Line that consisted of Reggie Leach, Bobby Clarke, and Bill Barber that dominated early in the franchise's history, to the Legion of Doom in the 90's, to the Deuces Wild Line of Mike Knuble, Peter Forsberg, and Simon Gagne in … Continue reading Legion of Soon: Why Frost, Farabee, and Ratcliffe Should Stay Together