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Flyers System Inventory: Defensemen

I would like to spend the next several weeks examining the Flyers farm system to take stock of what type of prospects they actually have so we can look for areas of strength and need. This will help give us an idea of what they need to focus on in future drafts. We kick it off this week by taking a look at the defensemen on the farm. Pros (AHL/ECHL): Marc-Andre Bourdon , 22, drafted 3rd round of 2008 entry draft. 2011-2012:  45gp  4g  3a  7pts  +4  (NHL) Bourdon was an offensive defenseman in juniors, but settled into a defensive …

Nick Cousins of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Photo by Aaron Bell/OHL Images

Future Flyers Report – 02.21.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Forwards: Marcel Noebels finally broke out offensively , scoring four goals and assisting on two in three games with Portland. Nick Cousins added four more points (2g, 2a) to his totals last week which moved him up to 7th overall in the OHL scoring race. Brendan Ranford remained productive by adding two goals and two assists to his season totals. He currently sits at 11th in WHL scoring. Derek Mathers scored his 7th goal of the season on Saturday. Michael Parks picked up his 12 point of the …

Future Flyers Report – 02.13.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Brendan Ranford moved up from 13th to 10th in WHL scoring after another strong weekly performance. Ranford tallied 8 points (3g, 5a) in 3 games which included two 3 point games. Nick Cousins also had a big week with 6 (2g, 4a) in 3 games which included a 4 point (1g, 3a) performance on Sunday.  Marcel Noebels added two more assists to his totals. Derek Mathers picked up his 14th of the season with an assist on Thursday. Michael Parks tallied a goal and an assist on Friday …

Future Flyers Report – 02.06.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects.   I haven’t updated for a while, so this report is going to cover the week of January 30 – February 5. Brendan Ranford climbed up to 13th in WHL scoring after his 4 point week. He scored a goal in each of his three games and also collected an assist during the third game. Nick Cousins had a 3 point game on Friday when he scored a goal and assisted on two others. He currently sits in 12th in OHL scoring. He is one point out of …

Minor League Update: 1/23-1/29

With a trio of losses this week, the Adirondack Phantoms extended their losing streak to five games. Over their five-game losing streak, the Phantoms have been out scored 20-7, as the team has suffered two four-goal losses. The Phantoms hope the AHL’s All-Star break will end their misery as of late, as they have a three-game home stand over the next several days. For their third straight loss, the Phantoms dropped a 5-1 decision at the Verizon Wireless Arena to the Manchester Monarchs (Los Angeles Kings’ AHL affiliate) on Wednesday night. Jordan Nolan posted the game-winner 11:31 into the middle stanza …