Future Flyers Weekly Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Forwards: In juniors this week, Brendan Ranford recorded a goal and an assist in both games. Nick Cousins registered a point in each of his three games to finish with a goal and two assists. Marcel Noebels and Derek Mathers were kept off the scoreboard. For the Phantoms, Tye McGinn scored his first professional goal which was also his first professional point. Eric Wellwood and Harry Zolniercyzk both ended up scoring two goals a piece. Jason Akeson, Luke Pither, and Tom Sestito also collected two points on the …

Future Flyers Weekly Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Nick Cousins had another impressive performance. He started off the week with a game winning goal in his first game. He then finished with a goal and an assist in his next game. Finally, he capped off the wek with 2 goals and an assist in his final game. He earned two first star honors this week. Cousins is currently sitting at 12 in scoring in the OHL and 2nd in team scoring for the Greyhounds. Marcel Noebels also …

Future Flyers Weekly Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford kicked off the weekend with a 5 point performance on Friday.  He scored 4 of Kamloops’ 5 goals which included the OT game winner. He picked up an assist on the only goal he didn’t score. Ranford also collected a goal and an assist during the rest of the week’s games.  Nick Cousins started off the week with a pair of 2 point games. He scored 2 goals in his first game and followed that up with …

Prospect Profiles: Jonathon Kalinski

photo courtesy of theahl.com Position: Center Shoots: Left Height: 6’1″ Weight: 180 lbs Birthdate: May 25, 1987 Age: 24 Hometown: Bonnyville, Alberta Acquired: 6th round (152nd overall) of 2007 entry draft 2005-2006 After scoring 67 points (29 g, 38 a) in 110 games over two seasons in the Alberta Junior Hockey League, the Bonnyville, Alberta native decided to continue his development in the NCAA. Kalinski scored 4 goals and assisted on 7 in 30 games as a freshman with Minnesota State University, Mankato. 2006-2007 Kalinski’s role increased for Minnesota during his sophomore season. He got to play alongside Minnesota’s leading …

Q&A with Tim McManus on which Phantoms may contribute

Tim McManus covers the Adirondack Phantoms for The Post-Star in Glens Falls, NY. Follow his blog The Phantoms Forum here. Also make sure to follow Tim on Twitter @PSPhantoms. Which Phantoms do you think are NHL ready at this point and have the potential of winning a job with the big club? I think the two obvious candidates are Ben Holmstrom and Erik Gustafsson. Holmstrom is the guy I feel could help most immediately. He’s strong on faceoffs, reliable on the penalty kill, and his offense has been coming along, although he’ll probably never score a ton of goals at the NHL level guy. Just …

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