Voorhees - - As Flyers rookie camp is getting ready to wind down. I thought with all the press the offense was getting that I’d highlight a few lesser-known defensemen.
I profiled Wyatte Wylie here:
He didn’t show much push back here at camp, but he has done that occasionally with the
Wyatte Wylie is a 6-0, 188-pound defenseman who the Flyers took in the fifth round of the 2018 NHL Draft. The Everett, Washington native has made a big jump this past year and as a result, should be rewarded with an entry-level contract. So far that hasn’t happened.
He turns 20
1) Both of these teams need these two points players who are new to playing NHL outdoor hockey in a large stadium.
“It’s always different indoor from outdoor. There was a bit more snow building up naturally. Overall it was good, and it was a good temperature out there,” said Penguins
Maksim Sushko is a Flyers draftee who rarely comes up in discussion. He’s very talented, he always looks good in camp and he performs on every team he’s on. It’s hard to explain.
“Camp was a good experience for us. It’s been fun,” said Sushko.
Last winter the 6-0, 179-pound right winger
Today the prospects played a 3-on-3 tournament. If the score or who scored matters to you. Click off this post.
Gavin Hain – 5-11 – 194 – C – His defensive prowess showed. You don’t get to play for the NTDP without learning how to play a 200-foot game. His puck
In my estimation Phil Myers and Morgan Frost are the two best performers in camp so far. Not a big surprise there.
Sam Ersson – 6-2, 180 – He has good, smooth movements. He was battling the two shooters in drills. He covers the puck up quickly and his glove hand
As always, I will point out some things about the players. Many are shaking off the rust on the first day and I will report on these players again to mark their improvement.
Kirill Ustimenko – 6-3, 179 – G – crouches quite a bit. He’s 6-3 so there’s still
It’s hard to be an expert on this player. Nobody has really seen enough of him this season to proclaim that. He wasn’t that popular at the combine as far as the media was concerned, but teams certainly know about him. To me, I will dub him “the most interesting
Mattias Samuelsson is a 2018 NHL Draft-eligible player. At 6-4, 217 pounds this talented defenseman has more to give than just being good in his own end. Keeping track of speedy forwards is difficult.
“Some players are pretty quick. You just have to angle them the way you want them to
In a game where the Phantoms dominated the Penguins. Here are some notes:
Daniel Sprong – 6-0, 195 – RW - Showed speed on the wing. Missed the net after he was wide open. Needs to get in the flow of the game more. No power play late.
Lukas Bengtsson – 5-10,