Sean Couturier emerged as the Flyers number one center last season when Claude Giroux was moved to left wing. The shutdown forward connected with the captain immediately and went on to post career highs in goals (31), assists (45) and points (76) while finishing second in the Selke Trophy voting.
In 2018-19, he is proving that his career year was no fluke.
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To the surprise of, well, nobody, Carter Hart was named NHL Rookie of the Month for January.
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Remember when Shayne Gostisbehere first entered the league? It feels like a long time ago, but here is a refresher.
The Fyers were 5-8-3, they averaged less than 2 goals per game and didn’t appear to have a clear identity. When Gostisbehere came onto the scene, he immediately made an impact, getting an assist in his first game and a goal in the next.
He continued his dominance the rest of the year, breaking an NHL record for longest point streak by a rookie defenseman and leading the charge to the playoffs. The Flyers were 36-19-11 with “Ghost” in the lineup.
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