Minor League Update: 1/1-1/7

The Adirondack Phantoms may have lost two of their three games this week, but their lone win will be their most memorable victory all season long. After yet another loss to the Binghamton Senators (the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate), the Phantoms split a home-and-home with the Hershey Bears (the Washington Capitals’ AHL affiliate) providing a dramatic win that took place at the AHL’s outdoor game on Friday. With a pair of home games this upcoming weekend, the Phantoms look for their first regulation win since November. On Wednesday, the Phantoms suffered a 4-3 loss to the Senators due to a late goal …

Future Flyers Report – 01.04.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. There wasn’t an update last week as most of the leagues were on a Christmas break so this week’s report covers games from December 26 through January 1. Juniors + NCAA: In juniors, Nick Cousins moved up to 11th in OHL scoring with 5 points (2g, 3a) in 3 games after the break. Brendan Ranford added 4 more points (1g, 3a) to his totals to hold onto a spot in the top 30 of WHL scoring. Derek Mathers assisted on two goals in a game last Thursday. He …

Minor League Update: 12/24-12/31

To finish off 2011, the Adirondack Phantoms closed out their rough December with a 2-1-0 week. The Phantoms may have needed a shootout and overtime to pull off both of their victories, but the pair of wins improved the club’s record to 5-6-1 for the final month in the calender year. As they play a pair of road games this week, the Phantoms look to extend their current two-game winning streak. The Phantoms extended their losing streak to three games with a 5-2 loss on Wednesday in Adirondack to the Binghamton Senators (the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate). Rob Klinkhammer recorded a …

Minor League Update: 12/18-12/24

The Phantoms continued to struggle in the month of December, losing both of their games this week to drop to 3-5-1 since the beginning of the month. With their first win being a 5-1 victory against the Norfolk Admirals (the Tampa Bay Lightning’s AHL affiliate) to conclude their four-game winning streak as they entered the month, the Phantoms’ last two victories have been one-goal victories. In the middle of a six-day break, the Phantoms look forward to three home games this week to bring in 2012. Last Sunday, the Phantoms lost 4-1 to the Binghamton Senators (the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate) in Adirondack despite out shooting the …

Future Flyers Report 12/19/11

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Nick Cousins had a big week in juniors with 6 points over 3 games (2 g, 4 a) to push himself back into the top 20 scorers in the OHL. Brendan Ranford recorded a point in each game to finish with 2 goals and 2 assists in 4 games. Defenders Ricard Blidstrand and Colin Suellentrop each picked up an assist on the week. Marcel Noebels scored 4 goals and assisted on 5 goals in 5 games with Germany in the Division I U20 World Championships. Ben Holmstrom was …