Montreal - - Team Sweden is very talented. They’re focused on winning it all. This instantly puts a ton of pressure on Flyers draft pick, Felix Sandstrom. In a recent 8-3 win over Slovakia, Sandstrom had some shaky moments. Even though Sandstrom was a bit scrambly and had trouble with
Travis Sanheim isn’t looked at as a first round pick anymore. Now he’s looked at as another talented defenseman in a growing stable. Flyers GM Ron Hextall plays no favorites. He favors results. He had to like Sanheim pinning the very talented and slippery Travis Konecny in the recent 3-on-3
There aren’t many 4th round selections that make it to the NHL. Even less 4th rounders make it to NHL after an injury takes a year of their development away. Luckily for Samuel Dove-McFalls, he isn’t like many 4th round selections.
Dove-McFalls sustained a knee injury early into last season and
Alex Lyon – 6-1, 201 – G – He has a nice economy in his movements. He’s not the fastest laterally but he covers the corners quickly. Yale was a mostly defensive system so he’ll have to adjust slightly wherever he plays next. He’s likely to face more shots than
Voorhees, NJ - - Here’s what I saw. I saw the forwards, defenseman and goaltenders in drills. None of the off ice testing was done this morning. It was being set up for this afternoon. Sam Morin had an illness, Philippe Myers is getting over a hip operation and Alex
When the Flyers signed collegiate, Cole Bardreau, they inked a player who had a solid scoring past and a guaranteed ticket punched at the 2013 NHL draft but then got injured. He fractured his c-7 vertabrae in his neck. His everyday prognosis wasn’t great and his hockey prognosis was even
Jakob Chychrun is an unwavering two-way defenseman who currently patrols the blue line as the alternate captain for the Sarnia Sting of the Ontario Hockey League. The 6’2”, 200lb phenom was born on March 31, 1998 in Boca Raton, Florida, and is ranked fourth among all North American skaters.
So what’s the difference between Nick Cousins NHL play this year as compared to last year? It’s the coach. Last year Cousins never found a role and was piece-mewled into the lineup. This year in Dave Hakstol’s system he’s found a role, agitator, puck mover, and shootout specialist.
“Any players hopes
New hockey writer Amanda Mazzucca has a great take on Flyers goalie Steve Mason.
According to Flyers’ veteran goalie, Steve Mason, the key to winning is having a strong mind and a good start. "It's definitely been a mental test the last few games, more than a physical test," Mason said.
In July of 2013 Ron Hextall was hired by the Philadelphia Flyers as the Assistant General Manager and director of hockey operations. The late Ed Snider was thrilled about bringing back one of his own to watch over the franchise. In May, 2014 he was installed as the General Manager,