An in-depth look at Andreas Nodl, the trade deadline, and more with Geoff Detweiler

Broad Street Hockey has been very gracious to Flyers Faithful, linking to many of our stories since we joined the hockey blogging ranks this season. We greatly respect their opinions, as they are one of the top Flyer-centric hockey sites around. So, when we realized Andreas Nodl was a heated topic for Geoff Detweiler, it piqued our interest. We asked Geoff if he would care to share his thoughts on Nodl, the trade deadline, and more. He agreed to do so and provided some really great insights and perspective into these topics. Please read on as Geoff took the time …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (1/24 – 1/30)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford busted out of his cold streak with a 7 point (2 g, 5 a) performance over three games. He had a pair of 3 point games and had one point in the third. Dave Labrecque outdid Ranford with 8 points in three games. He had a huge 5 point performance (1g, 4 a) on Wednesday. He followed it up with a goal and assist in his next game and finally an assist in the third game. Tye …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (1/17 – 1/23)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Shane Harper continues to play well in the ECHL. He registered at least a point in each game he played and finished the week with 5 points (2 g, 3 a) in 4 games. Dave Labrecque scored a goal in each of his three games and also added an assist. Tye McGinn had a pair of assists in the first of his two games. Brendan Ranford remains in a goal drought and appears to be struggling offensively with both …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (1/10 – 1/16)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Michael Chaput and Tye McGinn both continue to be red hot. Each had a 7 point performance this week. Chaput had a huge 2 goal, 3 assist performance in his first game. He scored an assist in his second game and a goal in his third. McGinn was quiet in his first game, but scored 3 and assisted on one in his second game, and scored and assisted on another in his third. Dave Labrecque had a quieter, but …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (1/3 – 1/9)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: It was a strong week of performances for the QMJHL trio. Michael Chaput lead the way with a 7 point week (5 g, 2 a). Dave Labrecque assisted on 5 goals in the 3 he played. Tye McGinn scored 3 goals over the three games he played. Brendan Ranford’s 4 assist performance this week allowed him to best his career high in points. His previous career high was 65 points in 72 games. He now sits at 66 in …