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 …

North America Prospect Weekly Report (12/26-01/02)

The North American Prospect Report follows the weekly progress of Flyers prospects playing in the various leagues throughout North America. Forwards: Brendan Ranford set a career high in goals this week when he scored his 30th on his 39th game. His previous high was 29 goals in 72 games. He finished the week with 8 points (2 g, 6 a) in 5 games. Tye McGinn remained red hot with a 5 point performance (2 g, 3 a) in two games played. Luke Pither lead the week for the Phantoms on offense with 5 points (1 g, 4 a) in 6 …

Midseason Prospect Rankings using NHLE

Due to last week’s Christmas break there will be no weekly report so instead I will do something a little different this week. In August I wrote about evaluating Flyers prospects using NHL Equivalanecies or NHLE. For those new to this concept, NHLE allows us to take a player’s stat line in a lesser league and figure out how their offensive performance translates to the NHL. It enables us to get a ballpark idea of how a prospect would perform if they were given a full season in the NHL. It also makes it easier to compare prospects playing in …