Future Flyers Report – 01.10.12

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Juniors: Brendan Ranford ended the week with 4 points (2g, 2 a), all coming in a game on Saturday. Nick Cousins scored a pair of goals on Friday for his only points of the week. Marcel Noebels ended his week with a goal and an assist. Derek Mathers picked up his 10th point of the season which doubles his point totals from last season. Defenseman Ricard Blidstrand was a point per game on the week with 3 assists in 3 games. Colin Suellentrop assisted on 2 goals this …

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 …

The top ten Flyers storylines of 2011

Now that 2012 is nearly a week old, we will take one last look at some of the biggest events that occurred during the 2011 calendar year. Ahhh, nostalgia. 10. Flyers fail to show up for 2011 playoffs Injuries limited Chris Pronger to 50 regular season and three playoff games during the 2010-2011 season. Nikolay Zherdev was a riddle wrapped in an enigma and battered in an average 1.29 goals per 60 minutes. The team was plagued with alleged locker room issues, tales of hard-partying stars, and the lack of a clear-cut starting goalie (despite the fact that both Sergei …

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 …

Our 2011 Christmas wish list

Amid the gift-buying hype of the holiday season, we would like to step back for a minute and continue our tradition of compiling a list of our top ten Flyers-related Christmas wishes. It goes without saying that we want the Flyers to win the Stanley Cup. So, we will just leave that one off the list and assume we are all on the same page there. 10. Continuation of improved communication between players and fans Two events that occurred on Twitter this season reaffirmed my belief in humanity. Neither was particularly Earth shattering but both deserve recognition. The first was …