With arguably the NHL's top farm system (really), the Flyers are poised to make strides this season.
The No. 2 pick's first practice with the Flyers has been delayed again.
In recent years, forwards selected among the top two picks in the NHL draft have contributed to their teams right away.
The Rebels of the North American Hockey League are relocating from Aston.
Nolan Patrick is expected to be OK when the Flyers head to training camp in September.
The No. 2 overall pick is ready to make his way to the pros.
The best thing to hope for from the coming season is the kind of coming-attraction finish experienced in Toronto last year - even if the thought of what the 2012 Kings did with a young D and good goalie and the 2010 Blackhawks did with an experienced D and a not-as-good-goalie is titillating.
For too long, the Flyers were excessively impatient with good young players. If Lindblom pans out, it would be a nice break from that history.
The winger's deal reportedly is worth more than $800,000.
We all know it's been rough around here lately, but as it turns out, we've actually seen worse from the Eagles, Phillies, Sixers, and Flyers.
Recovering from his second hernia in as many years, the young player took part in the teams annual event at the Shore.
Chosen by the Flyers in the second round of the 2016 draft, he has the size, the aggression, and even the reddish hair.
Asked what he saw in his first extended look at Flyers prospect Oskar Lindblom, whom is expected to grab one of the open forwards positions come September Hakstol said, "Just growth. When you see the completeness of his game. The skill package."
The Flyers' first-round selection from 2012 spent most of last season with Lehigh Valley.