North American Prospect Weekly Report (1/3 – 1/9)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: It was a strong week of performances for the QMJHL trio. Michael Chaput lead the way with a 7 point week (5 g, 2 a). Dave Labrecque assisted on 5 goals in the 3 he played. Tye McGinn scored 3 goals over the three games he played. Brendan Ranford’s 4 assist performance this week allowed him to best his career high in points. His previous career high was 65 points in 72 games. He now sits at 66 in …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (12-13/12-19)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Tye McGinn was this weeks standout performer. He scored 2 goals and assisted on 5 others over three games which included two 3 point nights. Dave Labrecque also had a strong performance with a goal and an assist in each of his two games. Brendan Ranford scored 2 and assisted on 2 in the three he played. Michael Chaput finished with 3 (1 goal, 2 assists) points in 2 games. Ben Holmstrom was the leading scorer for the Phantoms …

RICE & MICE: The Separated Shoulder

RICE & MICE will periodically review injuries that are common, uncommon or just plain unique in hockey. I hope to provide some insight to the “how’s, why’s, and when’s” of the injuries that might keep players out of the lineup. Shoulder separations, otherwise known as acromioclavicular (AC) joint sprains are another one of those very common injuries in ice hockey.  So common, in fact, that it would be challenging to find a skater in the NHL that didn’t suffer this injury at one point or another in his hockey career. The AC joint consists of the clavicle (aka collarbone), the scapula …

North American Prospect Weekly Review (12/06-12/12)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Tye McGinn only played in one game with the Olympiques, but it was a great one. He scored a hat trick and was the first star of the match. Michael Chaput registered 3 points (1 g, 2 a) in the two games he played. Brendan Ranford’s goal and 2 assists enabled him to take over the WHL lead in scoring. Dave Labrecque also had a nice week, finishing with 2 assists over three games played. Luke Pither continued his …

North American Prospect Weekly Review (11/29-12/5)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford continues to perform at a better than a point per game clip. He scored a goal, which was the over time game winner, and assisted on two others in two games played. Tye McGinn also recorded a goal and assist in the four games he played. Michael Chaput had another tough week, only finishing with an assist and a -3. Ben Holmstrom, Luke Pither, and Eric Wellwood each scored a goal for the Phantoms. Mike Testwuide assisted …

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