The 2014-15 Metropolitan Division Preseason Playlist

With the 2014-15 NHL season just around the corner, it’s preview time all over the internet. Today, we’re going to take on the Metropolitan Division. It’s maybe the most confusing place in the league, as I’d wager at least 5 teams have legitimate chances to make the top 3. In this preseason playlist, we’re playing one song for each Metro team, a track that best describes...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hayes lands in’s Top 60 prospects released their Top 60 prospects list today and Kevin Hayes was the sole Rangers player to be listed. The list was created by three writers and three NHL scouts. Hayes ranked 49th overall ahead of blog favorite Christian Folin and noted Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere. “After four solid seasons at Boston College, Hayes, a 2010 continue reading...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Youth forward revival could provide boost to Flyers offense

  #181964911 / 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...
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July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Key to Flyers future is developing defensemen

Defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere will likely start the season in the AHL as the Flyers most NHL-ready prospect. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)  The Flyers most recent development camp wrapped on Tuesday with many of the team's prospects, including the entire 2014 Draft class, participating. One thing was evident throughout camp: the Flyers have a ton of young defensive depth...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Locals Suellentrop, Payne hope to earn contracts with Panthers

Hockey is growing in South Florida. Often dismissed for being a non-traditional market, the continued presence of the Florida Panthers has quietly revitalized a once non-existent youth hockey culture in South Florida. Now, over 20 years since the team arrived and the seeds of hockey were planted, Florida's first generation of Panther-raised hockey players are starting to make...
Via Fox Sports Florida
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Penguins Select Jeff Taylor with the 203rd Overall Pick

With the 203rd pick of the draft, the Pittsburgh Penguins selected defenseman Jeff Taylor from Union College.  Taylor is 6’0, 181 lbs. and recorded 16 points in 41 games as a freshman at Union College last season.  He led rookie defenseman in scoring and blocked shots in the ECACH and was named to the all-rookie team by the ECACH media association. His coach sees him as a younger...
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June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Taking a flier on a rising defenseman

His first draft as an NHL general manager always promised an internal tug-of-war for Ron Hextall, a weighing of his philosophy for constructing a sound hockey organization against the depth and doubts of this year's class of talent. Since the Flyers promoted him to GM last month, Hextall has not hid his belief that a team is best built from the back through the middle of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Podcast Ep. 96: Mac and Ghost Contracts, Playoff Talk

On this episode of the Flyers Faithful Podcast on, Steve Jacot and Hal Greenblatt discuss Andrew MacDonald's new contract, Shayne Gostisbehere's entry level contract, Ray Emery starting for the injured Steve Mason in game 1 against the New York Rangers, and some of the NHL's playoff matchups.     Flyers Faithful Podcast Ep 96   You can find...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers sign Frozen Four MVP Gostisbehere

Big day of d-man signings in Philly — shortly after the club inked Andrew MacDonald to a six-year, $30 million extension, the Flyers announced they’ve agreed to terms with Union College standout Shayne Gostisbehere. Gostisbehere, 20, was taken in the third round (78th overall) at the 2012 NHL Entry Draft and has spent the last three years at Union, helping the Dutchmen win their...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Sign Frozen Four MVP Gostisbehere

[Image Courtesy of] The Philadelphia Flyers have reportedly signed defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere, a 2012 3rd-round Draft Pick.  Just this past Saturday, Gostisbehere was named the MVP of the Frozen Four NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Tournament, leading Union College to 7-4 win over Minnesota in the championship game where he tallied 1 goal […]Flyers Sign Frozen Four...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Shayne Gostisbehere signs entry-level contract with Flyers

The Flyers hottest prospect is making the jump to the pros. Shayne Gostisbehere, the highly-touted defenseman for the recently crowned national champion Union College, has signed an entry-level contract with the Flyers and will play for the Adirondack Phantoms this weekend. It was a big weekend for Gostisbehere in the Frozen Four. In addition to being on Union's national championship...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Union College defenseman Mat Bodie

The Frozen Four was awesome The New York Rangers have signed Union College defenseman Mat Bodie to an entry level contract. The signing marks the Rangers third dip into the college free agent market this spring. as it following the signing of RPI’s Ryan Haggerty and Vermont’s Chris McCarthy. The Rangers missed out on UMass-Lowell defenseman Christian Folin, who signed with the...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere Is A Big Part Of Philly’s Future

Last year the Flyers were very happy with the draft, as they took Samuel Morin, a defenceman that many feel will help them in the not too distant future. But they have another prospect that until recently has been somewhat overlooked, and is just now starting to have his talents noticed. Shayne Gostisbehere is a native of Margate, Florida. His Grandfather is from Montreal and...
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Union College Wins Their First National Championship In NCAA Men’s Hockey

from David Albright of ESPN, His nickname is Ghost. Without a doubt the Minnesota Golden Gophers and their fans will be seeing Shayne Gostisbehere in their nightmares for a long time to come, while the Philadelphia Flyers and their fans hope to be seeing a lot more of him in their future. (Is he available for Sunday's regular-season finale against Carolina?) The...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Union College On Top Of The College Hockey World. Dutchman Defeat Minnesota 7-4 To Win NCAA Frozen Four

For those who have never heard of Union College its a liberal arts college located in Schenectady, New York with an enrollment of 2,200.  Hockey is the only sport the Dutchmen compete on the Division I level with the rest competing on the NCAA Division III level.Saturday night in Philadelphia Union met Minnesota for the NCAA Frozen Four title, the first championship game appearance...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Union defeats Minnesota for college hockey national championship

For the first time in their school's history, Union College is the national champion in ice hockey. The Dutchmen defeated national powerhouse and No. 1 overall seed University of Minnesota, 7-4, to claim college hockey's top prize in Philadelphia. It was a wild game that included a six-goal first period in which Union scored three times in a span of 1:54 to erase a 2-1 deficit...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere golden in Union’s national title win

In what was as perfect an advertisement for college hockey as you could imagine, Union College — a small, liberal arts school in Schenectady, New York — defeated the mighty University of Minnesota 7-4 in the NCAA title game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Often championship games take a turn toward the more unsung players in their narratives, but not in this one. The...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Gostisbehere golden in Union’s national title win

In what was as perfect an advertisement for college hockey as you could imagine, Union College — a small, liberal arts school in Schenectady, New York — defeated the mighty University of Minnesota 7-4 in the NCAA title game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Often championship games take a turn toward the more unsung players in their narratives, but not in this one. The...
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April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Union defeats Minnesota to capture their first National Championship

Union College celebrating their first National Championship (Photo c/o Melissa Wade) The most underappreciated team in college hockey all-season long showed the nation why they are now a national power as the Union Dutchmen beat the Minnesota Golden Gophers 7-4 Saturday night in Philadelphia to capture their program’s first national title.Star defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere said...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Union Wins Terrific NCAA Frozen Four Championship Game

The NCAA Frozen Four hockey tournament is one of the more underrated events to take place annually in sports. It might not have the history of the Stanley Cup finals, but for entertainment value it's tough to find hockey that's as consistently worth watching. This year has been no different. Union College and Minnesota, this year's finalists, delivered non-stop thrills...
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Union Defeats Minnesota 7-4 To Win First NCAA Hockey Title

Union College won its first NCAA hockey championship Saturday night, defeating the University of Minnesota 7-4 in a wild, high-scoring game at the Wells Fargo Center. With the Gophers leading 2-1 midway through the first period, the Dutchmen unleashed a flurry of shots, scoring three goals in a 1 minute, 54 second span. Union’s Mike Vecchione, a native of Saugus, Mass., tallied...
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Union deals Gophers heartbreak in NCAA title game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota. Mike Vecchione tied it at 2 with 4:01 left in the first, Eli Lichtenwald gave the Dutchman the lead 57 seconds later, and Daniel Ciampini capped the spree with 2:57 to go. "I don't think anyone will call...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Union’s Shayne Gostisbehere Scores Great Goal On Individual Effort

Union Dutchmen defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere has been the talk of the Frozen Four and during the first period of the National Championship he showed why. He scored this fantastic goal on a beautiful individual effort. Minnesota is clearly rattled after one period, trailing Union 4-2. [@PeteBlackburn] The post Union’s Shayne Gostisbehere Scores Great Goal On Individual Effort appeared...
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April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Net April 11, 2014: Flyers fall to Bolts, lose shot at home ice versus Rangers

Welcome to Around the Net, a bi-weekly look through linkage at the Philadelphia Flyers and other news from around the NHL.We look at last night's loss against Tampa and possible playoff implication from it. We also look at Flyers propect Shayne Gostisbehere leading his Union College Dutchman to the Frozen four final on Saturday.  Flyers lose key game in Tampa The #2 seed is...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Union defeats Boston College to advance to the national championship game Saturday

Flyers prospect Shayne Gostisbehere (Photo c/o Matt Dewkett  With a trip to the National Championship game on the line, Union’s heart, tenacity, and skill prevailed over the finesse and star power of Boston College as the Dutchmen defeated the Eagles 5-4 Thursday evening at the Wells Fargo Center.The Eagles would open the scoring just 2:08 into the game and it...
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April 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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