The Flyers open the preseason schedule on home ice by taking on the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night at 7 p.m.
With half of the preseason in the books, check out these observations to this point from Flyers training camp and the preseason.
With a youthful defense, Marc Staal was signed by the Flyers to bring a veteran presence and be a mentor and “offshoot of the coaching staff.”
As Flyers training camp begins, hope is present once again. While patience is key, the offseason has paved the way for progress.
As the Flyers get on the ice for the first day of rookie camp on Thursday, here are some notable prospects to watch.
The Flyers made 10 more roster cuts on Wednesday, and defenseman Cam York was the headliner of the group.
John Tortorella will be on the Flyers bench for the first time as the preseason continues on Sunday night against the New York Islanders.
The game group the Flyers will send on the road for their fourth preseason game against the Boston Bruins on Saturday afternoon offers a healthy mix of veteran players and young players locked in roster battles. Puck drop is at 1 p.m.
The Flyers will give a few players a second chance to see game action, with eight players on the ice in the preseason opener also on the roster for this game. The team takes on the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night at 7 p.m.
Since being drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 5th round in 2018, Wyatte Wylie has emerged as a legitimate defensive prospect for the Orange and Black, and has the potential to make an impact in the NHL as soon as 2021-22.
The United States moved to the semi-finals with a 3-1 win over Czech Republic in Wednesday’s quarterfinals action, while heavyweights Sweden and Canada were both handed upset losses, ending their tournament.
The Flyers have seven prospects in 2019 World Junior Championships, tied for the most around the NHL. All seven have advanced past the group rounds to the tournament portion, which begins on Wednesday with the quarterfinals.
The Flyers have been well represented in the World Junior Championships in the past and this year will be no different. In total, seven Flyers prospects will be participating in the World Junior Championships, starting on Wednesday, Dec. 26.