PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Nicely, that is an encouraging signal for Flyers followers.
ESPN Insider Corey Pronman ranked all the prospect depth within the NHL by group and the Philadelphia Flyers got here in atop the listing at No. 1.
“The Flyers don’t have as a lot recreation-breaking expertise as our No. 2 staff does on the prime of their system, however 2017 No. 2 general decide Nolan Patrick is true up there; after Patrick, the Flyers have the cabinets lined with expertise at each place,” Pronman wrote. “The group consists of strong first-spherical picks, center-spherical alternatives who’ve trended up, and an undrafted free agent in Philippe Myers who is among the best protection prospects in hockey.”
Pronman made positive to make clear that a participant is not a prospect if he has performed 25 or extra video games in any NHL season, or 50 complete in his profession.
Flyers GM Ron Hextall has achieved a robust job of constructing the Flyers’ farm system with gamers just like the aforementioned Patrick and Myers, to go together with Ivan Provorov, Shayne Gostisbehere, and Oskar Lindblom.