Another week has passed this hockey season. While the Flyers are doing their best to climb out of the cellar, their farm team and prospects are putting together respectable seasons.
While the NHLers gets have made to the big leagues, there are a multitude of players working toward their dream of playing in the National Hockey League. The Flyers have a respectable list of prospect who could be seen in orange and black in the near future.
- After starting the season 1-6-2, the Adirondack Phantoms won six of their next seven games. With a 7-5-0 record, they rank second in the Northeast Division behind the Springfield Falcons (8-3-1).
- Twenty-year-old Nick Cousins leads the team in scoring with nine points (3 goals, 6 assists). He has registered five points in five games this month.
- Jason Akeson ranks second on the team with eight points (1G,7A). Rob Bordson (5G,2A), Chris VandeVelde (5G,2A), Petr Straka (2G,5A) and Bruno Gervais (2G,5A) are tied with seven points each.
- Mark Alt, 22, leads Phantoms defensemen with six points.
- Team stats here.
- Scott Laughton is tearing up the Ontario Hockey League. The Oshawa Generals captain has scored 31 points (14,17) in 17 games. One of his goals includes this beauty. He is well on his way to surpassing his career-high of 56 points (23G,33A), which he set last season. Dating back to his incredible playoff performance, Laughton has scored 44 points in 24 games.
- The reigning champion London Knights are 12-5-1-1 and Anthony Stolarz is a big reason why. The 6’6″, 220lb goaltender is 10-2-1 this year with a 2.55 GAA and a .926 save percentage. Stolarz has two shutouts this year and in his most recent game he made 34 saves on 35 shots in a 3-1 win over the Windsor Spitfires.
- The Flyers 2013 first-round pick Samuel Morin has put together a respectable season thus far. Morin, 6’7″ 210lbs, has nine points in 16 games.
- Taylor Leier has 27 points in 21 games. He scored two goals in a game against the Regina Pats. Leier has scored six goals this month.
- Shayne Gostisbehere (phonetic spelling: Gost-tiss-bear) scored his second goal of the season during Saturday’s game against Cornell University. Gostisbehere has eight points in nine games for Union College.
- Across the pond in Sweden, defenseman Robert Hagg has four points (0G, 4A) in 19 games with MODO Hockey.
To check out all of the Flyers’ prospects, go to HockeyFuture.com.