Editors’ Note: Noted Philadelphia Flyers fan John Saquella is going beyond 140 characters. The man most of you probably know from social media as @jsaquella will bring you his wide-ranging opinion and commentary on the Orange and Black in his column Putting On The Foil.
By John Saquella (@jsaquella)
While I could write a blog about all the nonsensical columns I’ve read in the past week, that have done little more than to serve as a way for journalists to kick the Flyers while they are down, I’d rather take a different tack.
I want to write about the keys for the Flyers moving forward.
1. Development of key young players.
Sean Couturier and Brayden Schenn have not yet reached the make or break points for their careers. I don’t feel that Laviolette’s handling of either was exemplary. Schenn has bounced from wing to center and line to line. He’s shown flashes of the skill that saw him dominate the WJC, but the sustained success has eluded him thus far. Finding a regular sp...