Meltzer’s Musings: Prospect Updates, Quick Hits

FLYERS PROSPECT UPDATES

* QMJHL: Flyers 2013 first-round pick Samuel Morin was plus-two in Rimouski's 4-1 preseason win over Acadie-Bathurst on Friday night. Morin did not record a point but the defenseman was credited with four shots on goal and two hits. Teammate Beau Rusk, an invitee to the Flyers' upcoming rookie camp, was even in the game with no points, one shot and one hit.

* QMJHL: F

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Meltzer’s Musings: Can Couturier Grow His Offensive Game?

Through his first three NHL seasons, Flyers center Sean Couturier has rapidly emerged as one of the better shutdown forwards in the league. Last season, Couturier finished ninth in the Selke Trophy balloting. That may not sound impressive, but the 21-year-old was the youngest forward in the NHL to finish in the top 20 of the voting for the NHL's best defensive forward.

Entering his fourth pro s

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Ron Hextall, Flyers Rookie Camp: Philadelphia Flyers Rink Rats

September is upon us, and we are only a few weeks away from preseason hockey. Ron Hextall does not believe the Flyers are an elite team, but does believe ‘we are headed in that direction.’ Hextall’s blunt assessment of the Flyers is refreshing to hear in an age where most front office suits give the […] Ron Hextall, Flyers Rookie Camp: Philadelphia Flyers Rink Rats - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Meltzer’s Musings: Rookie Camp and Game, Quick Hits

ROOKIE CAMP SCHEDULE, GAME ANNOUNCED

The Philadelphia Flyers announced yesterday that rookie camp at the Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ, will get underway on Friday, Sept. 12. One week later, full training camp officially starts for the organization's NHL roster.

On Tuesday, Sept. 16, the Flyers rookies will play the Washington Capitals rookies at the Skate Zone. Game time is 3 p.m. EDT. The ma

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Zac Rinaldo Extension: Philadelphia Flyers Rink Rats

Zac Rinaldo and the Flyers agreed to a two-year contract extension Tuesday afternoon worth $1.7 million. Rinaldo is one of the most polarizing players on the Flyers roster. His supporters believe he is an energy forward capable of changing a game with one hit. His detractors point out his lack of discipline and lack of […] Zac Rinaldo Extension: Philadelphia Flyers Rink Rats - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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