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
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?
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
After naming former Flyers forward and assistant coach Ian Laperriere the new Phantoms head coach, general manager Chuck Fletcher teased some other changes coming to the organization. He finally made those moves official last week when he named another former Flyer, Jason Smith, as an assistant coach to Laperriere. Riley Armstrong, a former minor league … Continue reading Laperriere, Smith Bring New Environment to Lehigh Valley
After seven years of drafting the next potential star after potential star, only to be disappointed time and time again, the Flyers have very few polarizing players left in their pipeline. Though there is one. 20-year-old 2019 14th overall pick Cam York is on the cusp of earning an NHL roster spot, but his path … Continue reading Where Does Cam York Fit In?