Hypothetically speaking: 2012 Phantoms edition

The Phantoms roster could look something like this next season: Read – Schenn – Testwuide Wellwood – Pither Couturier – Holmstrom Zolnierczyk Ranford – Kalinski – Akeson Rowe – Sestito – Rinaldo Marshall – Gustafsson Bourdon – Lauridsen Manning – Jancevski Bobrovsky Leighton Backlund Q: Are you crazy? What’s up with that fourth line? Where’s player X? I love player X! A: This is just a premature, quick and dirty concept to illustrate the newfound depth in the organization. I’m not actually advocating these should be the lines or the roster at this point. Step back from the edge. Everything will be …

Prospect Profiles: Jason Akeson

Photo courtesy of ontariohockeyleague.com Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Height: 5.11″ Weight: 183 Birthdate: June 3, 1990 Age: 20 Hometown: Orleans, Ontario Acquired: Signed as free agent (3-02-11) “He’s got elite vision, he’s got elite passing ability. That’s what separates him, he is able to make plays that other guys can’t make. I think his passing level, his hockey sense, are at a pro level right now.”- Kitchener Rangers GM/Head Coach Steve Spott “He’s got a special gift.  He can see the ice like not a lot of players can. He’s got that extra patience with the puck. Everything is …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (4/4 – 4/10)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Jason Akeson and the Kitchener Rangers played a game seven versus Tyler Brown and the Plymouth Whalers earlier this week. Akeson assisted on both of the Rangers’ goals, but it was not enough for Kitchener to move on. Brown scored a goal and assisted on another to help his team advance to round two. Brown assisted on all three of Plymouth’s goals in the opening match of round two, but his team fell short. He was held pointless in …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (3/28 – 4/3)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Jason Akeson scored a hat trick and was named the first star in a 6-4 win in game five of the first round. He also finished with an assist in game six. Tyler Brown assisted on the game winning goal in overtime during game four. He also had a 4 assist game in game five. The series between will be going to game seven. Tye McGinn and Dave Labrecque will both be moving to the second round of the …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (3/21 – 3/27)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: The playoffs begun for the kids in juniors this week. Tyler Brown’s Plymouth Whalers are matched up against Jason Akeson’s Kitchener Rangers in round one of the OHL playoffs so only one will be advancing. Brown scored the game winner in over time of game one. He also assisted on two other goals in game one. Jason Akeson had a pair of assists in the same game. Brown scored a shorthanded goal in game two while Akeson finished with …