An in-depth look at Andreas Nodl, the trade deadline, and more with Geoff Detweiler

Broad Street Hockey has been very gracious to Flyers Faithful, linking to many of our stories since we joined the hockey blogging ranks this season. We greatly respect their opinions, as they are one of the top Flyer-centric hockey sites around. So, when we realized Andreas Nodl was a heated topic for Geoff Detweiler, it piqued our interest. We asked Geoff if he would care to share his thoughts on Nodl, the trade deadline, and more. He agreed to do so and provided some really great insights and perspective into these topics. Please read on as Geoff took the time …

Five Questions: How do the Flyers need to approach the stretch run in order to be healthy, rested, and prepared for the playoffs?

Flyers Faithful asked Dustin Leed from The Fourth Period and The Hockey Guys, Stephen Whyno from Philly Sports Daily, David Strehle from NHL Hot Stove, and our very own Nick D five questions about the ’11 Flyers’ season. We are very grateful that they took the time to share their opinions and predictions with us. Each day of this week, we will run the answers to one of those questions. Today’s question is: How do the Flyers need to approach the stretch run in order to be healthy, rested, and prepared for the playoffs? Dustin Leed: I think coming down the stretch, depending where the …

The morning after: Senators @ Flyers 11.15.10

“The morning after” is a review of the previous night’s Flyers’ game which, in theory, provides a more objective perspective on the game. So the Flyers seem to be playing pretty dominant hockey lately, eh?  The schedule looks tough this week, and it will be a good test for the team.  Not multiple choice, but one of those essay ones that you have to write in those blue books. This game was touted a clash of two of the hottest teams in the league right now.  And the Flyers dominated.  The game started slowly, with a bit of feeling-out in the beginning …

North American Prospect October Review

Forwards: Brendan Ranford is the standout prospect this month. He has got off to a blazing start in the month of October. He is currently tied for 6th in the WHL for points and is 3rd in goals. He also leads the Kamloops Blazers in goals and points. He is currently on pace to finish with 99 points which would be a 34 point increase from his career high of 65 points last year. October is a month Phantoms forwards would like to forget. They’ve been one of the most offensively inept teams in the AHL. Andrew Rowe leads the …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (10/15 – 10/31)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Andrew Rowe stepped up big after Patrick Maroon’s dismissal with 2 goals and 1 assist on Saturday. Jonathan Kalinski also stepped up with a goal and 2 assists. Stefan Legein gets back on the score sheet this week with 2 assists. Dave Labrecque and Michael Chaput each recorded a goal and an assist in QMJHL action. Brendan Ranford continues his point per game pace with also a goal and assist. Shane Harper recorded his first point of the season …

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