Minor League Update: 12/18-12/24

The Phantoms continued to struggle in the month of December, losing both of their games this week to drop to 3-5-1 since the beginning of the month. With their first win being a 5-1 victory against the Norfolk Admirals (the Tampa Bay Lightning’s AHL affiliate) to conclude their four-game winning streak as they entered the month, the Phantoms’ last two victories have been one-goal victories. In the middle of a six-day break, the Phantoms look forward to three home games this week to bring in 2012. Last Sunday, the Phantoms lost 4-1 to the Binghamton Senators (the Ottawa Senators’ AHL affiliate) in Adirondack despite out shooting the …

Future Flyers Report 12/19/11

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Nick Cousins had a big week in juniors with 6 points over 3 games (2 g, 4 a) to push himself back into the top 20 scorers in the OHL. Brendan Ranford recorded a point in each game to finish with 2 goals and 2 assists in 4 games. Defenders Ricard Blidstrand and Colin Suellentrop each picked up an assist on the week. Marcel Noebels scored 4 goals and assisted on 5 goals in 5 games with Germany in the Division I U20 World Championships. Ben Holmstrom was …

Future Flyers Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Brendan Ranford was the top scoring Flyers prospect once again this week. He kicked off the week with a pair of goals and ended the week with a pair of assists on Sunday. Nick Cousins assisted on a goal in each of his two games. Marcel Noebels was selected to Team Germany for the upcoming World Junior tournament and is off training with the team. Defenseman Ricard Blidstrand scored his 2nd and 3rd goals of the season. The Phantoms had trouble putting the puck in the net this …

Future Flyers Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Forwards: Brendan Ranford caught fire this week with 1 goal and 8 assists over 4 games which included a 4 assist performance on Tuesday. His 9 point week allowed him to regain the lead in Blazer’s scoring. He also moved to the top 20 in WHL scoring. Nick Cousins had slowed down slightly with only 3 points in his last 6 games, but he picked up all 3 points this week. Marcel Noebels is still struggling to find some consistency as he picked up only an assist on …

Future Flyers Weekly Report

The Future Flyers Weekly Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects. Forwards: In juniors, Brendan Ranford kicked off the week with a goal on Wednesday. He also scored a goal and assisted on another during Saturday’s game. Derek Mathers scored a goal in each game this weekend. Marcel Noebels also tallied a goal and an assist this week. Meanwhile Nick Cousins went pointless as the Greyhounds only managed to score two goals in two games. Brayden Schenn began his conditioning stint with the Phantoms and did not disappoint. He picked up an assist in his first game back from …