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Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Phantoms D-men, Super Series, and More

There is one Ontario Hockey League game and one Western Hockey League match tonight involving Flyers prospects. Here's the rundown: * OHL: Derek Mathers is much better known for his toughness than his offensive prowess, but he has scored goals in two of the last three games, Tonight, his Peterborough Petes team hosts the Barrie Colts. Game time is 7:05 PM eastern. Broadcast...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: 3 Prospects in Action Tonight, European Games

Three Flyers prospects at the junior hockey level will start their regular season schedules today when the Oshawa Generals (featuring Scott Laughton and Colin Suellentrop) take on the Peterborough Petes (Derek Mathers). The OHL and other CHL affiliate leagues offer various webcast packages, but they are quite pricey. A season pass (all teams, all games) costs $289.99. An individual...
Via HockeyBuzz
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Reserve List, Lokomotiv Memorial, Brind'Amour

The Flyers currently have 50 players on their organizational reserve list. Fifty is technically the maximum. However, there are two players on the Flyers' reserve list for whom the "slide rule" applies -- Nick Cousins and Derek Mathers. Under the slide rule, a junior-hockey eligible player's entry-level contract can be pushed back for the season if he fails...
Via HockeyBuzz
August 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign prospect Derek Mathers to Entry-Level Contract

Image courtesy of ESPN By: Tyler J. Altemose (@TJamesAltemose) The Flyers have made their first offseason move, signing 2011 7th round pick Derek Mathers of the OHL’s Peterborough Petes to a three-year entry-level contract. The 6’3”, 227 pound right-winger wore the “A” for the Peterborough Petes last season before being sent up to the Adirondack Phantoms as they made their...
Via The Hockey Guys
May 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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