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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Live-blogging the 2013 NHL Entry Draft

Flyers Faithful is happy to be live-blogging the 2013 NHL Entry Draft with our two prospect experts in Tom Zulewski and Jared Abbott! For five months now, Tom and Jared have been covering the 2013 NHL Entry Draft from A(bbott) to Z(ulewski) bringing you prospect profiles, mock drafts, and top 30 prospect lists in preparation for this draft. A draft that is widely considered one of the best classes in recent memory. The draft begins on Sunday, June 30th at 3PM Eastern Time and Tom and Jared will be here live-blogging through the first three rounds. They will be offering …

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Five Questions Bonus – 2013 NHL Entry Draft: Judging European Talent

Since you enjoyed the first five segments our our Five Questions series regarding the upcoming NHL Draft, the staff here at Flyers Faithful wanted to reward our loyal readers and followers with an additional bonus question. So for one last question Flyers Faithful is pleased to have  Adam Kimelman from NHL.com, Mark    Edwards from HockeyProspect.com, Chris Shafer from Hockey’s Future,  Todd Cordell from The Hockey Guys and HockeyBuzz and our  very own Jared Abbott participate in the current iteration of Five Questions. It’s difficult to predict the European talent pool in any draft, but this draft in particular there seems to be a number of Swedes (Lindholm, Burakovsky, Haag, …

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