Scout’s Honor: The Book on Jackson Cates

Over the last few years, Flyers fans have fallen in love with many of the organization's prospects. Sometimes, we fall too in love with them, overvaluing and placing unlikely expectations on these young players. "Scouts Honor" is an attempt at bringing us all back to reality a bit, highlighting his strengths and weaknesses and never … Continue reading Scout’s Honor: The Book on Jackson Cates

Ronnie Attard: Still Not Convinced

The Philadelphia Flyers drafted the offensively-gifted defenseman, Ronnie Attard, in the third round of 2019, understanding the risk surrounding their selection. Though his USHL success made him appealing, clear issues with his game remained. Now, two years into his Western Michigan tenure, Attard's production supports Philadelphia's decision to bring him aboard. Recognized as the NCHC's … Continue reading Ronnie Attard: Still Not Convinced

Zayde Wisdom: Hard Work Paying Off

Months before he took to the ice for the first time as a member of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Zayde Wisdom was already a favorite among the Philadelphia Flyers fan base. His inspiring story and unwavering work ethic made him an easy prospect to pull for. At the same time, no one could imagine the … Continue reading Zayde Wisdom: Hard Work Paying Off

Jay O’Brien No Longer at “Bust” Status

Jay O'Brien is a bust. Raise your hand if you've either said or thought that statement. A large quantity of us, myself included, are guilty of doing so. Of course, we had our reasons. From a failed tenure at Providence to a good but not dominant year in the BCHL to an unplanned interruption due … Continue reading Jay O’Brien No Longer at “Bust” Status

Flyers most valuable prospect trade chips ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline

Sure, it may seem a little early to talk about the trade deadline, and rightfully so. We're about a month and a half away from April 12th, and the Flyers could be in a completely different position than they are right now come that date. However, the sooner they make a move, the more likely … Continue reading Flyers most valuable prospect trade chips ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline

Exchanging Emails: Fixing the Flyers Defense

The hockey world is full of people who process and assess the game differently. Some people rely more on what they see with their eyes while others lean on numbers. Some people feel a team should stay patient and allow prospects to develop while others want to see their team constantly contend through making trades … Continue reading Exchanging Emails: Fixing the Flyers Defense

Pod Street Prospects Journal: Roddy Ross, Bobby Brink, and Others

Gearing up for this week's edition of "Pod Street Prospects Journal," I started to think about all of the young talent unable to play due to the pandemic. Yes, some leagues have been lucky. However, a lot have not. Look at the WHL and OHL. Neither league has been able to play any hockey at … Continue reading Pod Street Prospects Journal: Roddy Ross, Bobby Brink, and Others

The Draft Mindset: Samu Tuomaala

Successful NHL franchises are built through the draft. For that reason, it is never too early to start looking ahead at potential draft options for the Philadelphia Flyers in 2021. As of now, the 2021 NHL Entry Draft is set for July 23–24, 2021. It is unknown how the event will be held, whether virtual … Continue reading The Draft Mindset: Samu Tuomaala

2021 Flyers Farm System: Most Underrated Prospects

With training camp and the AHL season approaching, it's a good time to talk about those players that don't come up as often. I decided to look at five.

Pod Street Prospects Journal: New Year’s Edition

Happy 2021 everyone! 2020 was like a never-ending stinky fart smell that will not disappear no matter what we tried. At the same time, it's humorous to see people pretend like living in "the upside-down" is just over now that we have reached a new calendar year. I hate to be the bearer of bad … Continue reading Pod Street Prospects Journal: New Year’s Edition