Group of talented rookies responsible for Flyers quick turnaround
For rookies in the Flyers' system, the 2011-12 season was unlike any other. The team was in the midst of a turnover and with that turnover came opportunity. The rest of the opportunities were given out due to injuries, but each player was able to step up and make the Flyers' regular season a success.
To finish in the second round of the NHL playoffs with so many rookies playing so many key roles is nothing short of astonishing. They ranged from snubbed 19-year-old stars to 25-year-olds who had yet to see the grind of a long season and from World Junior Championships superheroes to guys doing whatever it would take to play in the NHL.… read more