Philadelphia Flyers

  • Goals For
    211 GF
  • Goals Against
    210 GA
  • Power Play %
    18.9 PP%
  • Penalty Kill %
    80.5 PK%
  • Penalty Mins
    966 PIM
  • Scott Laughton's up-and-down year ended with a new position
    Broad Street Hockey

    Scott Laughton's up-and-down year ended with a new position

    Back when the Philadelphia Flyers selected Scott Laughton with the 20th pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, the talk surrounding the team's newest prospect was that he projected as a two-way center with high-end defensive instincts. The optimistic scouting report comparables included prime-age Mike Richards and Selke Trophy winner John Madden, both exciting possible outcomes for Laughton. 110 games into his Flyers career, however, and it's looking like those scouts may have been a bit off in their evaluations. While Laughton certainly looks like a capable NHL player, at this stage he doesn't appear to be a defensive stalwart. In fact, his ideal role at the highest level of hockey may not even be at the