Scott Laughton new top prospect for Philadelphia Flyers
While the Philadelphia Flyers do not necessarily have a deep or talented prospect pool, it is not because of poor drafting and prospect development. On the contrary, the Flyers' prospect pool is shallow because the organization does a masterful job transitioning their prospects directly to the NHL, with Brayden Schenn, Sean Couturier, and Matt Read the most recent to make the jump.
Regardless, there is not a lot in the way of reinforcements waiting in the wings. There are some solid, older prospects on verge of consistent NHL play and some younger guys with solid potential, but the vast majority of their pool is made of boom/bust prospects and long-shot projects.… read more