For years people have raved about how deep the Flyers prospect pipeline is and we are finally at the point where these players are being given a shot to prove themselves. Ron Hextall definitely left the Flyers with cupboards full before being fired, but his plan needed to be accelerated. Enter Chuck Fletcher.
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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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Ever wonder how a hockey player starts off his career? If he even started playing hockey at the position he’s now known for? If I was a betting man, I would certainly have wagered on Carter Hart always being the guy to stand in the blue paint protecting a cage.
Thankfully, I’m not a betting man.
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