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  • Carter Hart hopes to make an impact on the Flyers next season When looking at the history of the Philadelphia Flyers, there is always one position that never seems to have depth. Although some goaltenders have come through the organization, Carter Hart may be the answer to their prayers. The 19-year-old Canadian goaltender shocked everyone with his play this season. Hart had a .947 save percentage for 41 games for the Everett Silvertips in the Western Hockey League. Not only that, but his goal against average was a 1.6 for the season as well. Along with playing for the Silvertips, Hart also made an appearance for Canada at the Junior World Championships. During the tournament, he had a .930 save percentage and 1.81 goals against average. What can Hart bring to the Flyers? Of course, his stats say a lot about him, but there is a lot that Hart brings to the table. Although he played at the junior level, Hart’s stats shine above that of all the Flyers’ current goalies. Brian Elliott, the goalie who started the most for the Flyers this season, only had a .909 save percentage this season. Another aspect to Hart’s game that will benefit the Flyers is his youth. Two of the four current goaltenders on the Flyers’ roster are older than 30 years old. Although other young goalies fill the line-up, neither had a season like Hart during their time in the minors. Hart also has a phenomenal work ethic, which shows in his stats. He continues to improve and work hard to make the jump from the WHL to the NHL in one year. So after next season… The Flyers roster is going to be more youthful than ever. Sean CouturierNolan PatrickTravis KonecnyOskar LindblomMorgan FrostIvan ProvorovShayne GostisbehereTravis SanheimPhillippe Myers Carter Hart These...
  • Samuel Morin’s torn ACL leaves unclear future for the Flyers As the Lehigh Valley Phantoms finished their season in Charlotte two weeks ago, Samuel Morin also has an idea about how his next season is going to go. Morin suffered from a torn ACL during a playoff game against the Charlotte Checkers on May 9. Morin’s skate got caught on a rut in the ice while he attempted to check an opponent. This caused the ACL tear in his right knee, according to an article from NBC Sports Philadelphia. The 2013 first-round draft pick struggled with multiple injuries over the past few years. This year, Morin played in only 15 games for the Phantoms and two for the Flyers, spending the rest of the season on the sideline due to a recurring groin injury. The 6-foot-7 defenseman gets compared to Chris Pronger thanks to his size and ability. But with his newest injury, Flyers fans began losing sight on this player that came with so much hype. Coming off two big seasons for the Phantoms, Morin had a shot at finally making an impact in the Flyers’ lineup, but all of that changes now with the injury. Gotta feel badly for happy-go-lucky Samuel Morin. The kid worked hard to get back and now he faces knee surgery. Morin has the greatest (Read: sooo upbeat) attitude you’ll ever see in an injured athlete. Here’s hoping his injuries are over and he has a long NHL career. #Flyers — Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) May 16, 2018 How will the Flyers fill this void? As of now, Morin has yet to receive surgery on his torn ACL. Once the surgery happens, he will have a long road to recovery. Flyers General manager Ron Hextall told NBC Sports Philadelphia that they are expecting a nine-month...