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Flyers Prospect Update

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FLYERS PROSPECT UPDATE (Click Title to View Content)

The Defense


TERRANCE AMOROSA (Defense)
DRAFTED:
5th Round, 132nd overall (2013)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Clarkson University (NCAA – ECAC)
AGE:
20 (11-13-1994)
BORN:
Kirkland, Quebec
VITALS:
6’1”, 185 pounds

•    Amorosa is in his Sophomore year at Clarkson… He appeared in one game this year where he posted two assists to help lead the Golden Knights to a 3-1-0 record thus far… He is currently battling an injury that has caused him to miss the last three games.

DAVID DRAKE (Defense)
DRAFTED:
7th Round, 192nd overall (2013)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
University of Connecticut (NCAA – Hockey East)
AGE:
20 (1-7-1995)
BORN:
Naperville, Illinois
VITALS:
6’3”, 185 pounds

•    Drake enters his sophomore year at UConn where he has one assist in his first three games and leads the team in plus-minus at +3 and is third in blocked shots (4).

MARK FRIEDMAN (Defense)
DRAFTED:
3rd Round, 86th overall (2014)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Bowling Green State University (NCAA – WCHA)
AGE:
19 (12-25-1995)
BORN:
Toronto, Ontario
VITALS:
5’11”, 185 pounds

•    Friedman is scoreless in the team’s first five games, but has increased his minutes played from a successful freshman year to help the Falcons to a 3-1-1 start.

•    As a Freshman in 2014-15, he was named to the WCHA All-Rookie Team and the team’s co-Rookie of the Year as the Falcons finished the season ranked second in the country on the penalty kill.

PHILIPPE MYERS (Defense)
DRAFTED:
Undrafted – Signed to Entry-Level Contract after try-out at Rookie Camp
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL)
AGE:
18 (1-25-1997)
BORN:
Dieppe, New Brunswick,
VITALS:
6’5”, 196 pounds

•    In 13 games for the Huskies, he has five goals and five assists for 10 points, which rank eighth among all QMJHL defensemen… Has a plus-minus rating of +10, which is tied for second among all QMJHL defensemen.

•    Has more points (10) in his 13 games this season, than all of last season (8) in 60 games played in 2014-15… After going scoreless in his first two games, he has recorded at least a point in nine of his last 11 games.

•    The Huskies sit atop of the QMJHL standings with an 11-1-2-1 record.

IVAN PROVOROV (Defense)
DRAFTED:
7th Overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
AGE:
18 (1-13-1997)
BORN:
Yaroslavl, Russia
VITALS:
6’0”, 201 pounds

•    Provorov has 14 points (2g-12a) in 10 games for the Wheat Kings, which is also tied for second among all WHL defensemen (behind only Flyers prospect Travis Sanheim)… His 12 assists leads the team and is tied for third in the entire WHL… He also leads the entire WHL with a plus-minus rating of +19.

•    He has recorded points in seven of 10 games, five of which have been multi-point games… He has also appeared in two preseason games for the Flyers, recording one assist.

•    Brandon currently owns a 7-1-2 record and is tied for second overall in the conference with 16 points.

TRAVIS SANHEIM (Defense)
DRAFTED:
17th Overall (2014)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
AGE:
19 (3-29-1996)
BORN:
Elkhorn, Manitoba
VITALS:
6’3”, 198 pounds

•    Sanheim leads the Calgary Hitmen in points (17) and assists (12) through 12 games… His 17 points lead all WHL defensemen and five goals are tied for second among WHL d-men… His 12 assists is also tied for second in the entire WHL

•    He has eight of his 12 assists on the power play, which ranks second overall in the WHL... He has also recorded points in eight of 12 games, six of which have been multi-point games.

•    Calgary currently ranks second in their division with a 6-5-1 record.

REECE WILLCOX (Defense)
DRAFTED:
5th Round, 141st overall (2012)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Cornell University (NCAA – ECAC)
AGE:
21 (3-20-1994)
BORN:
Surrey, British Columbia
VITALS:
6’4”, 204 pounds

•    Willcox enters his second year at Cornell University, whose regular season has not yet started.

OVERALL NOTE: The Flyers have two of the Top 4 defensemen in the WHL scoring: Travis Sanheim leads all players with 17 points in 12 games, while Ivan Provorov is in a three-way tie for second with 14 points in nine games.

 

The Forwards


NICOLAS AUBE-KUBEL (Right Wing)
DRAFTED:
2nd Round, 48th overall (2014)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Val d’Or (QMJHL)
AGE:
19 (5-10-1996)
BORN:
Slave Lake, Alberta
VITALS:
5’11”, 200 pounds

•    He has 16 points (9g-7a) in 12 games to ranks third on the team in scoring… His nine goals rank second on the team, while his plus-minus rating of +12 leads Val d’Or… He has also recorded at least a point in nine of his 12 games, which has included five multi-points games.

•    With a 9-5-1-1 record, Val d’Or is tied for second in the division and tied for third in the overall QMJHL standings… In his fourth season in the QMJHL, he has a total of 176 points in 202 games.

SAMUEL DOVE-McFALLS (Left Wing)
DRAFTED:
4th Round, 98th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Saint John (QMJHL)
AGE:
18 (4-10-1997)
BORN:
Montreal, Quebec
VITALS:
6’2”, 197 pounds

•    Dove-McFalls currently has an injury and could miss up to three months of action… Had a goal and two assists in five games to help lead Saint John to an 8-5-0-0 record and second place in their division prior to injury.

RADEL FAZLEEV (Center)
DRAFTED:
6th Round, 168th overall (2014)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
AGE:
19 (1-7-1996)
BORN:
Kazan, Russia
VITALS:
6’0”, 194 pounds

•    Fazleev is tied for second on the team in both points (14) and goals (5) in his first 12 games… He ranks second overall on the team in assists (9)… All five of his goals have come on special teams (3ppg, 2shg).

•    He began the year with a four-game points streak and has recorded at least a point in eight of his 12 games.

DAVID KASE (Center)
DRAFTED: 5th Round, 128th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE: Chomutov (KLH - Czech Junior League)
AGE: 18 (1-28-1997)
BORN: Kadan, Czech Republic
VITALS: 5’11”, 164 pounds

•    Kase is appearing in his first year in the top league in the Czech Republic. He is scoreless in 11 games thus far… He played one game in Czech junior league this season, scoring one goal before moving up to top league.

TRAVIS KONECNY (Right Wing)
DRAFTED:
24th Overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Ottawa 67’s (OHL)
AGE:
18 (3-11-1997)
BORN:
London, Ontario
VITALS:
5’10”, 177 pounds

•    Konecny leads the Ottawa 67’s in points (16) and assists (15) through 12 games, averaging 1.45 points per-game thus far… His 15 assists leads all players in the OHL and 16 points are tied for third overall in the OHL.

•    After a slow start, recording one goal and two points in his first four games, Konecny is currently on a seven-game point streak where he has recorded 12 points, all assists, in his last five games… The Ottawa 67’s own a 6-5-0 record, which ranks second in the Conference.

•    He appeared in two preseason games for the Flyers, recording a goal and an assist

OSKAR LINDBLOM (Forward)
DRAFTED:
5th Round, 138th overall (2014)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Brynas (SweHL)
AGE:
19 (8-15-1996)
BORN:
Gavle, Sweden
VITALS:
6’1”, 192 pounds

•    Lindblom is in his second full season in Sweden’s top league… he has eight assists and nine points in 11 games for Brynas, where he is teammates with Flyers prospect Felix Sandstrom… He leads the team in plus-minus at +5.

COOPER MARODY (Right Wing)
DRAFTED:
6th Round, 158th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
University of Michigan  (NCAA – Big 10)
AGE:
18 (12-20-1996)
BORN:
Brighton, Michigan
VITALS:
6’0”, 177 pounds

•    Marody enters his first year at University of Michigan…  In two games thus far, he has a goal and an assist to help the Wolverines go 2-0-0.

MIKHAIL VOROBYOV (Center)
DRAFTED:
4th Round, 104th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Tolpar (MHL - Russian Junior)
AGE:
18 (1-5-1997)
BORN:
Ufa, Russia
VITALS:
6’2”, 194 pounds

•    He has appeared in 14 games for Tolpar of the Russian Junior League where he is averaging over a point per-game with 16 points (4g-12a)… He has recorded points in four of his last five games, three of which have been multi-point games, including a five assist night.


 

The Goaltenders


IVAN FEDOTOV (Goaltender)
DRAFTED:
7th Round, 188th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Reaktor (MHL - Russian Junior League)
AGE:
18 (11-28-1996)
BORN:
St. Petersburg, Russia
VITALS:
6’6”, 192 pounds

•    He has played a majority of the games in net with Reaktor in the Russian Junior League, appearing in eight games where he has posted a 5-2-1 record to go along with a .899 save percentage and 2.52 GAA… Has been recalled to the KHL, Russia’s top league, but has not appeared in a game.

MERRICK MADSEN (Goaltender)
DRAFTED:
6th Round, 162nd overall (2013)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Harvard University (NCAA – ECAC)
AGE:
20 (8-22-1995)
BORN:
Preston, Indiana
VITALS:
6’4”, 177 pounds

•    Madsen enters his second year at Harvard University, whose regular season has not yet started.

FELIX SANDSTROM (Goaltender)
DRAFTED:
3rd Round, 70th Overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
Brynas (Swedish Hockey League)
AGE:
18 (1-12-1997)
BORN:
Gavle, Sweden
VITALS:
6’2”, 196 pounds

•    In five games for Brynas in Sweden’s top league, he has four wins and has posted a 2.14 GAA and .921 save percentage.

MATEJ TOMEK (Goaltender)
DRAFTED:
3rd Round, 90th overall (2015)
TEAM/LEAGUE:
University of North Dakota (NCAA – NCHC)
AGE:
18 (5-24-1997)
BORN:
Bratislava, Slovakia
VITALS:
6’3”, 180 pounds

•    Tomek is entering his first season at the University of North Dakota… He is currently injured and rehabbing from off-season surgery.

 

CANADIAN HOCKEY LEAGUE

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. AGE HOMETOWN DRAFT 2015-16 TEAM GP G A P
Nicolas Aube-Kubel RW 5'11" 200 19 Slave Lake. Alberta 2014 Val d'Or (QMJHL) 12 9 7 16
Samuel Dove-McFalls LW 6'2" 197 18 Montreal, Quebec 2015 Saint John (QMJHL) 5 1 2 3
Radel Fazleev C 6'0" 194 19 Kazan, Russia 2014 Calgary Hitmen (WHL) 12 5 9 14
Travis Konecny RW 5'10" 177 18 London, Ontario 2015 Ottawa 67's (OHL) 12 1 15 16
Ivan Provorov D 6'0" 201 18 Yaroslavl, Russia 2015 Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL) 10 2 12 14
Travis Sanheim D 6'3" 198 19 Elkhorn, Manitoba 2014 Calgary Hitmen (WHL) 12 5 12 17

NATIONAL COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. AGE HOMETOWN DRAFT 2015-16 TEAM GP G A P
Terrance Amorosa D 6'1" 185 20 Kirkland, Quebec 2013 Clarkson University 1 0 2 2
David Drake D 6'3" 185 20 Naperville, Illinois 2013 University of Connecticut 3 0 1 1
Mark Friedman D 5'11" 185 19 Toronto, Ontario 2014 Bowling Green State University 5 0 0 0
Cooper Marody RW 6'0" 177 18 Brighton, Michigan 2015 Michigan University 2 1 1 2
Reece Willcox D 6'4" 204 21 Surrey, British Columbia 2012 Cornell University - - - -

EUROPE

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. AGE HOMETOWN DRAFT 2015-16 TEAM GP G A P
David Kase C 5'11" 164 18 Kadan, Czech Republic 2015 Chomutov (KLH) - - - -
Oskar Lindblom F 6'1" 192 19 Gavle, Sweden 2014 Brynas (SweHL) 11 1 8 9
Mikhail Vorobyov C 6'2" 194 18 Ufa, Russia 2015 Toplar (MHL) 14 4 12 16

GOALTENDERS

GOALTENDER HT. WT. AGE HOMETOWN 2015-16 TEAM
GP W L OT SO GAA SV%
Ivan Fedotov 6'6" 192 18 St. Petersburg, Russia Reaktor (MHL) 8 5 2 1 0 2.52 .899
Merrick Madsen 6'4" 177 20 Preston, Indiana Harvard University - - - - - - -
Felix Sandstrom 6'2" 196 18 Gavle, Sweden Brynas (SweHL) 5 4 1 0 0 2.14 .921
Matej Tomek 6'3" 180 18 Bratislava, Slovakia North Dakota University - - - - - - -
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