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Trenton Update: 12/21-12/27

All that separates the Toledo Walleye, the team sitting fifth in the Eastern Conference, and the Evansville IceMen, who sit last in the Eastern Conference, is 10 points. With that being said, a team that was in the Trenton Titans’ position of being out of the playoff picture can quickly change with a string of wins. Over the last two weeks, that’s exactly what the Titans have done to move from the bottom of the conference to seventh in the East. Hopefully Trenton can keep the momentum going this weekend, as they take part in a home-and-home with the dreaded Reading …

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Then and Now: David Laliberte

Ryan Callahan has played five seasons with the New York Rangers. Before the start of the 2011-2012 NHL campaign, Callahan was named the Rangers’ captain, an honor he holds at the moment as well. His first season as captain of New York was also his first 50-point year in the NHL, as he was just one goal shy of the 30-goal plateau. Not bad for a right winger who was picked 127th overall in the fourth round of the 2004 NHL Draft. The last right winger selected before Callahan came just three picks earlier, as the Philadelphia Flyers chose David …

Point/Counterpoint: Development vs. “Win Now”

Welcome to the newest edition of “Point/Counterpoint,” where a pair of Flyers Faithful scribes present both sides of one particular issue with their own unique view and flair. This week, Nick D and Bob H square off again over the matter of whether the Flyers should keep the pressure on and try to win it all in a short time span, or take the long road and develop from within. First up, Bob H… Kevin Marshall was done wrong. Under the guise of breaking up a “logjam” on the defensive front, he was dealt from Adirondack to Hershey for a …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (11/08 – 11/14)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford continued his domination of the WHL this weekend with a pair of 3 point games (3 g, 3 a). He was named the WHL player of the week for his performance. Shane Harper has settled in the ECHL nicely with a 5 point performance over his last 3 games. Dave Labrecque had a huge 4 point performance on Saturday which included a hat trick. Michael Chaput had a nice week in QMJHL action finishing with 1 goal …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (11/01 – 11/07)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford continued his torrid pace this week by scoring 4 goals, which included a hat trick, and an assist. The Phantoms scoring woes continue as David Laliberte was their only forward prospect to finish with more than 1 point. Ben Holmstrom was their other only forward prospect to score a goal. Tye McGinn continues his strong play with the Olympiques, finishing with 3 assists and a +3 in 2 games played. Michael Chaput contributed with 2 assists and …

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