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Future Flyers Report: Leier's big week, Laughton's four-point game, Kovar in the Olympics

Image courtesy of Sportsnet.caIt was a big week for both Taylor Leier and Scott Laughton, as two of the best prospects for the Philadelphia Flyers keep showing they might have what it takes to make an impact in the NHL. Jakub Kovar was also seen on a global stage this week at the Olympics, as he saw action for the Czech Republic. It's also worth noting that Shayne Gostisbehere...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: WJC Roundup, Hagg Progress Report

THURSDAY WJC ROUNDUP The World Junior Championships get underway today in Malmö, Sweden. There are four games involving Flyers prospects. As of this writing, Team Canada holds a 6-2 lead over Germany at the second intermission. Flyers left wing prospect Taylor Leier took a high-sticking penalty in the first period that led to a power play goal for the Germans that forged...
Via HockeyBuzz
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Laughton and Leier lead the way in offensive production

The pair of Scott Laughton and Taylor Leier have played the most games out of any of the Philadelphia Flyers’ prospects, and they are averaging over a point per game in the process. Ironically for both players, neither of them lead their junior teams in scoring. Laughton has 11 goals and eight helpers in the Oshawa Generals’ first 11 games this season. The forward sits third...
Via Flyers Faithful
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Prospect Report: Week Of September 30th

Taylor Leier (courtesy of the Winterhawks website). With the NHL back in action, so too are the several junior and minor hockey leagues in which Philadelphia Flyers prospects play in. 2012 second round draft pick Anthony Stolarz is on a roll with the London Knights, starting in net three times over the course of four days and winning each contest. Against the Owen Sound on October...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Leier Signs, Alt Injured, Daniel Cleary

[Photo: Doug Beghtel/The Oregonian] Leier Signs The Philadelphia Flyers signed Taylor Leier to a three-year entry level contract this afternoon. The contract is worth $2.56M, with an annual average value of $853,500 and includes games played bonuses. Leier was drafted by the Flyers in the fourth round of the 2012 NHL Draft. The 19-year old [...]
Via The Orange Update
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Prospect Taylor Leier to ELC

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Flyers News NHLTags: Portland WinterhawksTaylor LeierValeri VasilievLast Thursday, I made recommendations for the five “players to watch” at this year’s Philadelphia Flyers rookie camp. The second player on that list, 19 year-old left winger Taylor Leier, was signed to a three-year entry level contract by the organization early on Monday. According...
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers sign rookie fourth-rounder Taylor Leier

Forward prospect Taylor Leier from Saskatoon Saskatchewan agreed to a three-year entry level contract with the Flyers just hours before Monday’s rookie game against the Washington Capitals in Arlington Va. The contract is worth $2.56 million with an annual average value of $853500 and includes games played bonuses. On cue he ended up scoring Monday vs. the Caps. Leier 19 was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Taylor Leier to Entry-Level Deal

The Flyers have announced that they have come to terms on an entry-level contract with 2012 4th-round pick Taylor Leier of the WHL Portland Winterhawks. This puts the Flyers at the 50-contract maximum, leaving no room to sign free-agent LW Simon Gagne, as some were hoping. Leier was a member of the Memorial Cup-winning Winterhawks last year, the same team as Nashville Predators...
Via Flyers Faithful
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Flyers Prospect Roundup For Week Of February 11th

Taylor Leier celebrates a goal. (Photo courtesy of Flickr) By Jake Pavorsky (@JakePavorsky) As the junior and hockey college seasons are coming down the final stretch, many Philadelphia Flyers prospects are trying to making a lasting impact on their 2012-13 season. In relief for starting goalie Jake Patterson, Anthony Stolarz had an impressive showing for the London Knights...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Bill Meltzer: Meltzer's Musings: Heeter and Hovinen; Results Roundup

There are no Flyers-related games taking place today. However, the Super Series resumes tonight with a game in Val-d'Or, Quebec, between the Russian U20 team and Team QMJHL. The game will air in NHL Network at 7 p.m. eastern U.S. and Canada time. Last night, two Flyers junior prospects were in action. In the WHL, Taylor Leier recorded an assist in a 5-1 romp for the Portland...
Via HockeyBuzz
November 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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