Flyers select Terrance Amorosa in the 5th round

In the 5th round, with the 132nd overall pick, the Philadelphia Flyers selected a high school defenseman from New Hampshire, Terrance Amorosa. #Flyers take Terrance Amorosa, a 6-1, 185-pound defenseman fomr Holdernes, NH High School with their 5th round pick — Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) July 1, 2013 There seems to be little to no information about Amorosa. According to the Flyers he is a 6’1” 185 lb defenseman. I did manage to locate this apparent highlight video, which doesn’t offer much. In his interview with the media he indicated he was interviewed by the Flyers, Minnesota, and Dallas. Amorosa indicated …

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Flyers choose Tyrell Goulbourne in the 3rd round

With the 72nd pick overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft the Flyers selected Tyrell Goulborne, a left winger from Kelowna of the WHL. Central Scouting had Goulborne as their 151st ranked North American skater. Last season with Kelowna, the 5’11” 195 lb Goulbourne tallied 27 points in 64 games while managing 135 penalty minutes. HockeyFights.com has him at 19 fights just last season. At first glance, due to his low overall ranking, limited point total, penalty minutes, and fight totals, he appears to be a low-upside fighter. Not exactly my kind of pick. If he can become the next …

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Flyers draft Robert Hägg in the second round of the 2013 draft

With the 41st overall pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, the Flyers select Swedish left-handed defenseman, Robert Hägg, from Modo Jr. Hägg, who is listed at 6’2″ and 201lb. at the age of 18, is a well rounded defenseman who was projected to go in the latter half of the first round. Although his game is fairly solid, his physical play lacks consistency. He also told reporters today that he needed to work on his “wild inconsistency”, according to CSN Philly’s Sarah Baicker. (Hey there, Braydon Coburn.) The big, mobile defender served as an assistant captain on Sweden’s U18 …

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Flyers select defenseman Samuel Morin at 11th overall

With the eleventh pick in the first round of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft the Philadelphia Flyers selected defenseman Samuel Morin from Rimouski of the QMJHL. The 6’6” 210 lb defenseman was ranked #23 on the CSS North American skater rankings. Morin currently weighing 210 and height last measured at 6-6 1/2. Wants to play in NHL at 230-240 lbs. — Bill Meltzer (@billmeltzer) June 30, 2013 He put up 4 goals and 12 assists for 16 points in in 46 games, to go along with 117 PIM. While most scouts tend to think Morin has limited offensive output, he …

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Flyers draft day predictions

We are at a point in time where we can start counting down hours until the draft but there’s still plenty of time for things to happen between now and when Mr. Irrelevant gets picked. So, let’s take a stab at what happens between now and then in what may be the most unpredictable draft day in years. (Keep in mind that this is just for fun and I have about as much of a chance of being right as I do of winning the lottery.) The Flyers have been linked to Pittsburgh defenseman, Kris Letang, who allegedly has Philadelphia …