June 1st, 2015 In Editor's Choice, NHL Entry Draft, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall has said that he wants to build the team from within by developing young talent and utilizing draft picks. He seemed to do a fine job of the latter last summer when he selected the likes of Travis Sanheim, Nicolas Aube-Kubel, Mark Friedman, Oskar Lindblom, Radel Fazleev and Jesper Pettersson. On June 26th and...

May 31st, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Prospects 0 comments

The 2014-2015 hockey season is in the rear view mirror for members of the Philadelphia Flyers organization. Flyers prospects have finished their season and are preparing for the summer. In less than a month, the outlook of the Flyers' farm system will look very different. The Flyers currently hold the seventh overall pick, and it is quite...

May 28th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles 0 comments

Over the past few days, I have taken a deeper look into Sean Couturier's 2014-2015 season. On Tuesday, I examined his credentials as the Philadelphia Flyers second line center. Then, yesterday I dove into a few frequent comparisons that are made to Couturier. The final installment of this series will be different from the first two. Much of the...

May 27th, 2015 In Free Agents, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers have 11 forwards, 9 defenders and 1 goaltender on the roster and already have accounted for over $69 million dollars. With the current estimate of the salary cap for the 2015-2016, the Flyers already are over the cap. It's almost a guarantee that Chris Pronger will be moved to long-term injured reserve again and that...

May 27th, 2015 In Nashville Predators, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

Could Vincent Lecavalier help the Nashville Predators club that struggled on offense  last season? Vincent Lecavalier: A Predator? The Nashville Predators and Philadelphia Flyers were rumored to have made a deal to Vincent Lecavalier to the Nashville during last year's offseason. The trade would've reunited Lecavalier with his former coach...

May 27th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Player Profiles 0 comments

Since his first day in the NHL, Philadelphia Flyers fans have been comparing Sean Couturier to the player with whom he broke into the league: Brayden Schenn. And even before Couturier broke into the NHL he was being hailed as the next great two-way center. The comparisons to perennial Selke trophy nominees were already there. Far and away the...

May 26th, 2015 In Advanced Stats, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

A little over a month ago, Sean Couturier finished his fourth NHL season. Despite setting a career high in goals and only being 22 years old, many fans are left continuing to question his offensive abilities. To be sure, the Philadelphia Flyers did not pick Couturier 8th overall in 2011 only to have him to be a "shutdown specialist," although...

May 21st, 2015 In NHL Entry Draft, Philadelphia Flyers 0 comments

The Philadelphia Flyers currently hold two third round picks and two fourth round picks in the 2015 NHL Draft. Over the years, Flyers fans have become accustomed to seeing those picks thrown away as "pot sweeteners" in trade deadline deals (see Grossmann, MacDonald, etc.). However, this year was different. The Flyers stockpiled picks and now hold...

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