Prospect Profiles: Shane Harper

Photo courtesy of theahl.com Position: Right Wing Shoots: Right Height: 5.11″ Weight: 193 Birthdate: February 1, 1989 Age: 22 Hometown: Valencia, California Acquired: Signed as free agent (3-04-10) “Shane’s obviously got some gifts. He’s a very talented kid with the puck and an exceptional skater. He also has the ability to beat people one-on-one, and he has the touch around the net. Those are the things when you get a young athlete that you cannot make them better at. You either have that or you don’t.” – Flyers scout Mark Greig “He’s a talented kid. He’s got a nose for …

North American Prospect Weekly Report (4/11 – 4/17)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. This week’s edition of the weekly report will be brief with the regular season coming to an end. Stay tuned for our new prospect feature starting next week. Playoff update: Tyler Brown and the Plymouth Whalers were eliminated in the 2nd round of the OHL playoffs this past week. Tyler Brown did not register any points in games 3 and 4. Tye McGinn’s Gatineau Olympique’s came back and won four straight after going down 0-2 to start the series. McGinn …

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 …