The Lehigh Valley Phantoms are very much entering a new era in their history. The last remnants of the Hextall days have been flushed away and an influx of very talented youth from the Fletcher/Flahr era of drafting are arriving. It led to their first playoff berth since 2018, despite the fact that they didn't … Continue reading Ideal Lehigh Valley Phantoms Jerseys for 2023-24
Phantoms End-of-Season Prospect Grades
The 2022-23 season marked a new era for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. The last few lingering Ron Hextall-era prospects were removed and the first wave of Chuck Fletcher's draft picks arrived and established themselves. It led to their first playoff berth since 2018 and renewed hope that the Flyers have some enticing prospects in the … Continue reading Phantoms End-of-Season Prospect Grades
The History of Hockey in the City of Brotherly Love
Over the past 50-plus years, the Flyers have been the main hockey team in Philadelphia, with decades of accolades helping Philly bleed orange and black. But the Flyers aren't the only professional hockey team in Philadelphia's history, they weren't even the first NHL team in the city limits. Let's take a look back at the … Continue reading The History of Hockey in the City of Brotherly Love
Which Young Players Start in Philadelphia vs Lehigh Valley?
Contrary to popular belief, the Philadelphia Flyers actually have quite a few players in the system worth getting excited about. Though not all of the players are quite ready for their jump to the NHL just yet. Between a main roster still crowded with washed up veterans and a few players still preparing their jump … Continue reading Which Young Players Start in Philadelphia vs Lehigh Valley?
What’s Going on with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms?
It's been a rough start to the 2021-22 season for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. They've come out of the gate with an abysmal 0-5-2 record as a team filled with young players busy assimilating to the professional level and trying to adjust to a brand new coaching staff. Last week, I wrote about the Phantoms … Continue reading What’s Going on with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms?
Top 5: Phantoms Poised to Breakout in 2021-22
For the first time in a long time, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms are poised to ice a fairly competitive lineup. There is a new wave of young players that are looking to establish themselves at the pro level after getting their feet wet during the shortened 2021 season. Wether top guys looking to prove themselves … Continue reading Top 5: Phantoms Poised to Breakout in 2021-22
The Flyers’ Future is Foerster
After years of looking towards the development pipeline only to be disappointed in the results time and time again, general manager Chuck Fletcher struck some gold during the 2020 entry draft. There are a few new faces he drafted that inspire some confidence for the future, and one of the most exciting is forward Tyson … Continue reading The Flyers’ Future is Foerster
Morgan Frost’s Time to Shine
Well, Morgan Frost has stumbled into the biggest opportunity he has had so far in his career. Kevin Hayes will start the season in the injured list, and the team has very few other options to step into a top six center role, so Frost will likely be called upon to fill the role. One … Continue reading Morgan Frost’s Time to Shine
Fletcher’s Draft Picks Inspire Confidence
The Philadelphia Flyers organization and its fan base has spent much of the last decade focused on prospects. Ron Hextall took the team into its first real rebuild in franchise history and was quickly established as a great drafter. But with his picks now having plenty of time to marinate, there are few names that … Continue reading Fletcher’s Draft Picks Inspire Confidence
Which Remaining Prospects Have Value?
The Philadelphia Flyers pipeline is strong! At least it used to be. After years of rebuilding under former General Manager Ron Hextall the prospect accumulation was impressive, but one by one they made their way to the NHL and now most of the flashy names we were patiently waiting for are on the main roster. … Continue reading Which Remaining Prospects Have Value?