Why Brayden Schenn Will Thrive With The Philadelphia Flyers

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If there’s one thing the Flyers have been known for in recent years, apart from still being the Broad Street Bullies, it is their depth at the center ice position.  It is this depth that has allowed their young, talented players to get their feet wet at the NHL level without being completely thrown the wolves.  Going back to the 2005-2006 season is a nice example of how veteran leadership up front, coupled with ability that keeps opposition on edge allows the young center men to develop without facing top level, shut down defensemen, giving these young players confidence and valuable on ice experience.  It is in this environment, that Schenn will be able to adapt to the pace of the professional game and become the player everyone expects him to be. Flyers prospect Brayden Schenn during drills at Flyers Skate Zone in Vorhees, NJ (taken from Philly.com - ALEJANDRO A

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