Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms forward and Philadelphia Flyers prospect Taylor Leier competed for the Portland Winterhawks of the WHL before turning pro in the 2014-15 season (courtesy of Nina Weiss/The Home News)
It was a tale of two seasons for Philadelphia Flyers forward prospect Taylor Leier in his rookie season of professional hockey with the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Read more»
Photo: Ivan Provorov helped Team Russia to a silver medal at the World Junior Championships in January. (Courtesy of Claus Andersen/Getty Images)
The Philadelphia Flyers have some changes to their top-20 prospects, thanks to a solid 2015 draft class. Four players selected in the draft made the list, including top draft choice defenseman Ivan Provorov. Read more»
Scott Laughton has split duties between Philadelphia and the team’s AHL affiliate in Lehigh Valley this season. (Courtesy of Jason Mowry/Icon Sportswire)
There are not any drastic changes in the Flyers Top 20, and Scott Laughton retains the top position in a prospect pool that is mostly populated with defensemen. Shayne Gostisbehere, Samuel Morin and Travis Sanheim are the top blue liners in the system, but are joined by several others in the Top 10—including Robert Hagg and Mark Alt. Read more»
Photo: Defenseman Brandon Manning is the top scorer for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms this season, with 20 points through 26 games. (courtesy of Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire)
After moving from their home of Adirondack, the Phantoms are now underway in their first season in Allentown, Pennsylvania, at the PPL Center. But the Philadelphia Flyers‘ AHL affiliate has struggled, and many of the team’s top players have spent time at the NHL level.