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Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Morin Update, Revisiting Weber

MORIN WILL DEVELOP AT OWN PACE Samuel Morin, the Flyers' first-round pick in the 2013 NHL Draft, is having an up-and-down third season for the Rimouski Oceanic of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He is developing at an encouraging pace overall but there have been bumps along the path this season. There is still a long way for the 6-foot-7 defenseman to go before he...
Via HockeyBuzz
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Morin suspended, Phantoms play in Philly

Image courtesy of flyers.nhl.comOne of the reasons the Philadelphia Flyers drafted Samuel Morin 11th overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft is due to the fact he plays with a bit of an edge. Last Wednesday, Rimouski, Oceanic saw that edge, as the 6'6" blue liner threw his stick in anger after his squad dropped a 5-2 decision to Blainville-Boisbriand, Armada.   After the...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: The end of the Subway Super Series, Canadian World Junior roster, Morin suspended

After Samuel Morin and Scott Laughton had their turns to take on Team Russia in the Subway Super Series, it was time for Taylor Leier and Team WHL to battle. Team Russia won the first meeting last Wednesday by the score of 3-2, but Team WHL rebounded and won the final game in the series 4-2. Leier was plus-1 with a goal and an assist in Team WHL’s loss, while he was minus-1 with...
Via Flyers Faithful
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: The Subway Super Series continued, Stolarz playing well in OHL

After taking part in his first game for Team QMJHL against Team Russia in the Subway Super Series, Samuel Morin suited up for his second contest last Wednesday, which was a 4-3 victory for Team QMJHL. Despite not recording a point in the win, Morin was plus-3 with a pair of penalty minutes. In both contests for Team QMJHL, Morin had zero points and four PIMs with a plus-3 rating...
Via Flyers Faithful
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Practice Updates, Morin, Quick Hits

THURSDAY QUICK HITS * As the Flyers prepare for tomorrow's home game against Washington, I will have Flyers updates later today after the team practices at the Skate Zone in Voorhees. Practice starts at 10:30 a.m. Caps superstar Alexander Ovechkin is questionable to play tomorrow night. * Samuel Morin has made the Team QMJHL roster for the Quebec portion of the annual Subway...
Via HockeyBuzz
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers' prospect Morin injures hand in Canada

Samuel Morin the Flyers' top defensive prospect will miss up to two weeks after being injured this week in Canada. According to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren Morin suffered a hand injury for Rimouski Oceanic his junior team in his last game. Holmgren did not give specifics. Morin was sent back to his junior club last week before the Flyers left for Lake Placid for team bonding.
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers sign 2013 first round pick Samuel Morin

It looks like the competition on the Flyers blue line just got a little stiffer. On Tuesday the Flyers signed first round draft pick Samuel Morin to his entry-level contract. Morin came into training camp with two goals – one to get this contract and the second to make the team as an 18-year-old defenseman. Well consider it one down and one to go. And the second part of that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Samuel Morin to Entry-Level Contract

The Flyers announced Tuesday afternoon that they have signed 2013 first-round pick Samuel Morin to his entry level contract. Initially thought to return to Rimouski at some point during training camp, his signing means the team has been impressed so far and plan to keep him in camp at least a little longer than expected. Morin had an impressive showing last night against Washington...
Via Flyers Faithful
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Morin provides future glimpse in loss to Caps

Getty Images (By @David_Strehle) The Philadelphia Flyers’ defensive corp was left with a gaping 6′ 6″, 220-pound hole in its very structure when they lost Chris Pronger to a concussion late in 2011. Heading into the NHL Draft in June, Paul Holmgren was looking at not only revamping the organization’s overall depth on the blue line, but also attempting to grab a special player...
Via The Hockey Guys
September 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Morin's Offensive Potential

Will Morin Evolve into an Offensive Defenseman? As soon as the Philadelphia Flyers selected Samuel Morin with the 11th overall pick of the 2012 NHL Draft, people began to trot out comparisons to Chris Pronger. I think that sets the bar unrealistically high, especially from an offensive standpoint. Pronger was a dominant offensive player in junior hockey, apart from being a...
Via HockeyBuzz
July 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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