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Youth forward revival could provide boost to Flyers offense

  #181964911 / gettyimages.com In the previous development camp, it was easy to turn attention to the rookie defenseman. Aside from the final two games for the then Adirondack Phantoms, this was the first many were getting a look at Shayne Gostisbehere, the headliner of the Flyers defensive prospects. What isn’t talked about nearly as much is talent up front. The Flyers do...
Via Flyerdelphia
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Will it be AHL or NHL for Flyers’ Laughton next season?

After shining at the junior level, Philadelphia Flyers prospect Scott Laughton is a t a fork in the road: he’ll either reach the NHL or play in the AHL during the 2014-15 season. There’s no doubt that the 20-year-old would prefer to go the NHL route, yet he seems to have a good attitude about the process, at least judging by what he told CSNPhilly.com. “I got sent back to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Is there room for Laughton in Flyers' lineup?

Scott Laughton will be a player to watch when the Flyers open training camp in a few months. But is there even room for him in the lineup? That will be for new general manager Ron Hextall to decide. CSN’s John Boruk recently sat down with Hextall and asked him where Laughton fits in the team’s plans. “That's going to play out in training camp,” Hextall said. “The...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Ep. 98: Setting Up Game Six, Gus vs. Gill

On this edition of the Flyers Faithful Podcast on Flyerdelphia.com, Steve Jacot and Hal Greenblatt look at the Flyers as they head into game 6 against the New York Rangers, down 3-2. Topics include the team's line and offensive difficulties, Hal Gill vs. Erik Gustafsson, Steve Mason, Scott Laughton, and more. Flyers Faithful Podcast Ep 98   You can find the podcast on...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers-Rangers Game 4 News and Notes

Steve Mason will be between the pipes in game 4 (photo by Amy Irvin/38 Photography) Here’s some playoff news and notes while you’re getting ready for the Flyers and Rangers to face off for game 4 at the Wells Fargo Center.   Black Aces The Flyers named their Black Aces for the 2014 playoff run. In case you’re not familiar with the term, the Black Aces are the minor league...
Via Flyerdelphia
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton recalled by Flyers, he’s good at hockey

The Flyers recalled center Scott Laughton from the Oshawa Generals today. The Generals season ended Wednesday night, thus making the Flyers top rated prospect available for the playoffs. Laughton had a brief five game stint with the club in the beginning of the year, but was sent back to the OHL for some seasoning. Laughton is actually good at hockey. Unlike say, Zac Rinaldo. So...
Via Save By Richter
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Hagg joins the organization, CHL and NCAA postseason updates

Image courtesy of SportsNet.caIt was another week of intriguing news in regards to the prospects of the Philadelphia Flyers, as one of the biggest prospects Philly has on defense signed an entry-level contract this week. On top of that, another big-name d-man prospect is in the running for the Hobey Baker Award, while several others helped their team in the CHL or NCAA postseason...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: CHL and NCAA postseason updates, Hagg possibly switching SHL teams

Image courtesy of TheDicksonPress.comAs the NHL postseason nears, the playoffs for the Canadian Hockey League are set to start this weekend, as five Flyers' prospects are set to take part in the OHL, WHL, and QMJHL playoffs. In the OHL, both Scott Laughton's team and Anthony Stolarz' team are set to have home-ice advantage in the quarterfinals. Laughton and the Oshawa...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Future Flyers Report: Bourdon's issues, Stolarz nearing a return, Laughton continues strong play

Image courtesy of CSNPhilly.comIt’s been a tough few years for Marc-Andre Bourdon. The 24-year-old defenseman is struggling again with post-concussion symptoms after it seemed as though he was cleared of such issues in the middle of January. As the Flyers and their fans have seen in recent memory with the career and life of Chris Pronger, Bourdon’s situation has now become pretty...
Via Flyerdelphia
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Flyers Prospects Showing Promise Outside of the NHL

Scott Laughton is proving why the Flyers took him so early in the 2012 NHL Draft. Photo courtesy of OHL Images   By Pat White (@patwhite9126) The Flyers are heading into the final stretch of games before the upcoming Olympic break next week. For many of the Flyers prospects, there is still work to be done to ensure postseason play for their respective teams. Let’s take a look...
Via The Hockey Guys
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Future Report: World Junior Championship update

With several NHL prospects and draft-eligible players, the World Junior Championship is always entertaining to watch. For Philadelphia Flyers fans, five of the organization’s prospects are taking part in the tournament over in Malmo, Sweden. For Canada, the tandem of Scott Laughton and Taylor Leier made the trip, while Anthony Stolarz is representing the U.S.A. Also from the 2012...
Via Flyers Faithful
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Scott Laughton Named Captain For Canadian World Junior Team by   Steven Ellis

Team Canada has announced that Scott Laughton will be the captain for Team Canada at the upcoming World Junior Hockey Championships in Malmo, Sweden. A native of Oakville, Ontario, Laughton made the Flyers out of the team’s abbreviated training camp after getting drafted in 2002 and made his NHL debut on January 19, 2013 at home against the rival Pittsburgh Penguins. [...]
Via The Hockey House
December 19, 2013  |  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

Future Flyers Report: Laughton’s big week, Leier to play in Super Series, Lauridsen update

The Philadelphia Flyers may be struggling to produce points at the moment, but the franchise’s top prospect isn’t. Scott Laughton is currently averaging two points per game in the OHL with the Oshawa Generals, as he has been looking like a man amongst boys. After he scored a goal against the Kingston Frontenacs on Saturday, Laughton provided a five-point performance on Sunday...
Via Flyers Faithful
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the Net November 5,2013: Brawl fallout, Scott Laughton should be in Philly, more

Welcome to Around the Net, a weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Wait till next year Scott Laughton is too good for juniors but he can’t escape until next season: [Broad Street Hockey] Gameday preview A look ahead at tonight’s tilt against the Canes: [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Brawl fallout Everyone has an opinion: [The Checking...
Via Flyers Faithful
November 05, 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

Around the Net October 22, 2013: Laughton lighting up the OHL, Mason solid so far, more

Welcome to Around the Net, a look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL. Second guess Would Scott Laughton be helping the Flyers? [Broad Street Hockey] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer] Mason shines Despite the bad start, Steve Mason has been playing well: [The Checking Line] Orange Jesus speaks Claude Giroux has proclaimed the Flyers will make the...
Via Flyers Faithful
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Could Use Thomas Vanek

from Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer, Vanek, a rugged 6-foot-2, 207-pounder who is one of Buffalo's cornerstones, could bring the Sabres several prospects (Scott Laughton? Nick Cousins? Oliver Lauridsen?) and/or draft picks. He would feel right at home with the Flyers because he was winger Michael Raffl's linemate with Austria at the 2013 IIHF World Championships...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Putting On The Foil with @jsaquella: Method To The Madness and Goons

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) Getty Images Lot of folks scratched their heads when the Flyers waived Adam Hall...
Via The Hockey Guys
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Loan Laughton To Oshawa, Recall Newbury

The Philadelphia Flyers have loaned center Scott Laughton to the Oshawa Generals of the OHL and recalled center Kris Newbury from the Adirondack Phantoms, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. The move comes as a surprise, given that Laughton made the team out of training camp for the second-straight season. Laughton made the roster and played in five games in [...]
Via The Orange Update
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers loan 19-year-old Laughton back to junior

For Scott Laughton there won’t be a nine-game looksee after all – at least not now. The Flyers decided Thursday to loan Laughton back to his junior team the Oshawa Generals of the OHL. Laughton 19 made the team out of training camp for a second consecutive season but unlike last season when he played five games in the NHL before going back to juniors he was a healthy scratch...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Laughton Sent to Oshawa

Photo courtesy of Philly.com In somewhat of a surprising move, the Flyers announced Thursday that they were sending 2012 first-round draft pick Scott Laughton back to the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. Laughton was a healthy scratch in last night’s season opener for the Flyers, with the team opting to go the tougher route with enforcer Jay Rosehill against a larger...
Via Flyers Faithful
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Flyers Send Laughton Down to Juniors

19-year old forward and 2012 first round draft pick Scott Laughton has been sent to the Juniors, Flyers inside reporter Anthony SanFilippo has reported. The Flyers recalled forward Kris Newbury from the AHL Adirondack Phantoms to replace Laughton on the roster. Newbury, 31, was acquired by the Flyers from the Rangers for Danny Syvret last season. He has registered 9 points over 72...
Via Fightin For Philly
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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