Three Reasons Brayden Schenn Can “Break Out” In 2014-2015

Entering his fourth NHL season, the expectations for Brayden Schenn may actually be lower than they have ever been before. Being selected 5th overall by the Kings in the 2009 NHL draft and then being universally believed to be one of the best prospects in the NHL, Schenn has always had high expectations. He is now 23 […] Three Reasons Brayden Schenn Can “Break Out” In 2014-2015 - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Meltzer’s Musings: Simmonds, Wearing the A, Quick Hits

SIMMONDS AN EMERGING LEADER ON FLYERS

Whether his team wins or loses or whether he records a point, Flyers second line right winger Wayne Simmonds is inevitably one of the hardest working players on the ice. Generating speed and power that belie the skinny legs that power his 6-foot-2 frame, the rugged Simmonds has emerged as one of the better combinations of physicality and goal-scoring abilit

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Meltzer’s Musings: Roster Battles, Quick Hits

TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BATTLES: HANDFUL OF SPOTS, ROLES UP FOR GRABS

With the exceptions of the trade that sent Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets and the August revelation of Kimmo Timonen's medical issues that could force him to miss much or all of the 2014-15 season, this has been a quiet summer for the Flyers. The team made no other trades. There were no major free agent signings, u

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Meltzer’s Musings: Remembering McCrimmon, Quick Hits

Three years ago today, new Lokomotiv Yaroslavl head coach Brad McCrimmon and his KHL team were en route from Yaroslavl to their regular season opener in Minsk, Belarus. They never made it. Their chartered plane caught fire and crashed moments after takeoff. The entire team and coaching staff perished.

A subsequent investigation revealed that not only was the Yak 42 plane itself outmoded and un

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Fantasy Hockey Part 2: Other Flyer Picks.

Still need some fantasy hockey help on which Flyer to pick? Maybe you will be a in situation where you could not cash in on a certain Flyer on my first list. Well fear not, I have created another list of players who could still help out your fantasy hockey team. Vincent Lecavalier- Lecavalier did […] Fantasy Hockey Part 2: Other Flyer Picks. - Broad Street Buzz - Broad Street Buzz - A Philadelphia Flyers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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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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