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

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

Gavin Hain: North Dakota’s Effective Complementary Asset

Complementary, by definition, means making something else better. On their own, complementary players fails to stand out. However, when partnered with other skilled athletes, they improve a team's overall performance. For the University of North Dakota, Gavin Hain is that player. A glance at his numbers and one will walk away unimpressed. Hovering around .30 … Continue reading Gavin Hain: North Dakota’s Effective Complementary Asset

Flyers Campus Report: NCHC Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers are no strangers to having prospects play at the collegiate level. Eight total prospects play on college teams this year, four of which play in the highly-competitive National Collegiate Hockey Conference, or NCHC. Like everything else, the NCHC needed to pump the brakes and readjust their approach due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading Flyers Campus Report: NCHC Preview