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Frank Klose
Philadelphia, PA
College professor, church musician, Sports Talk Philly
Interests: Phillies baseball!
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Overall, Hextall emerged from the weekend on the winning end because he drafted well, at least in the here and now based on small sample size of prospects. But while his deal centered around Schenn brings into question the Flyers short-term success, it is a move that propelled the Flyers into the future. Continue reading
Another draft is in the books for the Flyers and GM Ron Hextall. In all, the Orange and Black added seven more prospects on Day 2. Hextall reviewed the picks following the draft and noted that despite trading Brayden Schenn, the Flyers are not rebuilding, but starting to shift the focus on bringing prospects in. Continue reading
After adding three forwards in the first 35 picks of the NHL Draft, the Flyers added another six players in Rounds 3-7 to close out Day 2. So let's meet the rest of the 2017 draft class. Here are scouting reports on all of the newest Flyers prospects. Continue reading
With the 196th overall pick, the Flyers selected Wyatt Kalynuk. Continue reading
With the 168th overall pick, the Flyers selected Swedish center Olle Lycksell. Continue reading
Day 2 continued for the Flyers with their fifth round pick. With the 137th overall pick, the Flyers selected left winger Noah Cates. Continue reading
With the 106th pick, the Flyers selected left wing Matthew Strome from Hamilton in the OHL. With the 107th pick, the Flyers selected right wing Maksim Suchko from Owen Sound in the OHL. Continue reading
The long-awaited pick acquired by the Flyers from the Zac Rinaldo trade with the Boston Bruins has been utilized. With the 80th overall pick, the Flyers selected goalie Kirill Ustimenko. Continue reading
With the 35th overall pick, the Flyers selected left wing Isaac Ratcliffe from the Guelph Storm. Let's get to know the newest member of the Orange and Black a little bit better. Here is a scouting report on Isaac Ratcliffe. Continue reading
Day 2 started with a trade for the Flyers, who packaged some later picks to move up in the second. The Flyers traded their second-round pick at 44th overall, a third-round pick at 75th overall and a fourth-round pick at 108th overall for Arizona's pick at 35th overall. With the 35th overall pick, the Flyers selected winger Isaac Ratcliffe from the Guelph Storm in the OHL. Continue reading
With Day 2 set to begin with the second round at 10 a.m., here are a few prospects left from Day 1 and projected to go in the middle or later rounds that could be targets for the Flyers. Continue reading
After the second overall pick for Nolan Patrick went pretty much as expected, the Flyers shook up Day 1 of the NHL Draft with a trade centered around Brayden Schenn to St. Louis for Jori Lehtera, the 27th overall -- used to select Morgan Frost -- and a conditional first-round pick in 2018. So why do a deal centered around your second-highest scorer from a season ago? Continue reading
Nolan Patrick, the Brandon Wheat Kings captain and standout forward, was selected by the Flyers with the second overall pick, giving the Flyers a top-of-the-line center. "I kind of had a feeling I was going to end up in Philly, and that's a place I'd be really excited if I had a chance to go there," Patrick said. Continue reading
With the 27th overall pick, the Flyers selected Morgan Frost, a prospect who had a solid season, but mainly flew under the radar. So it's time to get to know the newest Flyer. Here is a scouting report on Morgan Frost. Continue reading
The Flyers traded Brayden Schenn to the St. Louis Blues for the 27th overall pick, forward Jori Lehtera and a conditional first-round pick in 2018. With the 27th pick, the Flyers selected forward Morgan Frost from the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. Continue reading
The Flyers have made their selection. Nolan Patrick is the newest addition to the Philadelphia Flyers. Now that the pick has been made and Patrick is officially a Flyer, it’s time to get to know the newest member of the Orange and Black a little bit better. Here is a scouting report on Nolan Patrick. Continue reading
Embed from Getty Images Relief pitcher Casey Fien has not been with the Phillies for very long. In his short tenure with the Phillies, fans might know Fien best from Tuesday night's extra-inning outing against the St. Louis Cardinals. Fien entered in the 11th inning with two runners on. By... Continue reading
With the second overall pick at the 2017 NHL Draft, the Flyers selected Brandon Wheat Kings center Nolan Patrick. The Devils selected Nico Hischier with the first overall pick, allowing Patrick to fall to the Flyers. Continue reading
Welcome to Flyerdelphia Draft Central. This is your one-stop shop for everything about the NHL Draft. If you missed any of our coverage, you can check it all out right here. Continue reading
The Sixers have four confirmed players for the 2017 Summer League roster, with the potential to add several more in the coming days. Continue reading
Markelle Fultz, Ansejs Pasecniks, Jonah Bolden, and Mathias Lessort all addressed the media on their first day as Sixers on Friday morning. Continue reading
Your guide to the best players available in the NHL Draft at each position. Here are the top 10 at each position with some information about the player and his stats from the previous season. Additionally, you'll find links to all of our draft prospect profiles from the past couple of weeks. Continue reading
In a battle between staying overseas or coming over to the States, it seems that Philly has prevailed. Continue reading
As part of Flyerdelphia's extensive coverage, we've put together a mock draft for tonight's first round, based on the top prospects in the draft and how we think the picks play out. Continue reading
It's our debut episode of the Flyerdelphia Podcast and we focus on the big event of the offseason. With the Flyers holding the second overall pick in the NHL Draft, we look at the two players at the top, Nolan Patrick and Nico Hischier. Who do the Flyers take? We examine the possibilities. Continue reading