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Prospect month continues with special guest, Alexander Appleyard of The Athletic (@TheAthleticPHI). We touch on all prospects from Farabee and Frost to York and Brink to Rubtsov and O'Brian, an episode you surely don't want to miss! Thank you to Alex for taking the time to hang out with us once again!
On a special Monday edition of High and Wide Radio, the one and only Bill Meltzer joins us to talk Chuck Fletcher's first off season with the Flyers. We covered all the bases from trades, to signings, to the draft as well as what players could potentially fill out the 2019-2020 roster. Find out how Bill thinks the Flyers will fair in what many but not all perceive to be an improved Metro division!
Lehigh Valley Phantoms F and #Flyers prospect, Connor Bunnaman stops by to chat with us. Connor was kind enough to talk about what it was like being drafted by the Flyers as well as what it was like coming up with Kitchener to playing his rookie year with the Phantoms. We already know Connor has his eyes set for a spot on the Flyers roster so we decided to play the "This or That" game and we guarantee you'll be surprised at some of the historical answers we heard from Connor! Good luck to Connor during his upcoming season and thank you for taking the time to hang out with us!
We kick start our unofficial Flyers Prospect Month with Brandon Holmes, Brandon is extremely knowledgeable in this subject and contributes to elite prospect sites such as Dobber Prospects (@DobberProspects) and Draft Geek Hockey (@DraftGeekHockey). We encourage you to sit back and enjoy what Brandon had to say about prospects from Joel Farabee and Morgan Frost, to Cam York and Bobby Brink! This episode has it all! If you have any questions about literally any prospect, we encourage you to follow Brandon on Twitter! Exciting things coming for the Flyers!
Our guest for this episode is former Flyer and Stanley Cup Champion, Jim Dowd! Jim talked to us about his time coming up with the New Jersey Devils, winning the Stanley Cup, scoring his first NHL goal, what it was like playing with guys like Scott Stevens, Marty Broduer, and Claude Lemieux (boo). Jim touched on his time playing for many NHL teams (10 in total), talked about what separated the Flyers organization from most teams and weighed in on the state of the franchise today! Thank you once again to Jim Dowd for taking the time to chat with us, we hope you all enjoy the episode as much as we did!
Former AHL Linesman, Scott Adams joins us to talk hockey from a linesman's perspective. This episode is chocked full of great stories and real life situations from Scott's point of view! You'll also learn who Scott's favorite Flyer is as well as what he thinks about fighting or the lack thereof in the game today! So sit back, relax and enjoy!
During this raw and uncut episode we had the extreme pleasure of chatting with Philadelphia Phantoms legend and Hall of Famer, Frank "The Animal" Bialowas. This episode is definitely rated Explicit. Kids wear your earmuffs....
Last minute change of plans has us talking potential Flyer moves left for the summer. Could Ryan Reaves be a possibility? What does the Kevin LeBanc signing mean for Travis Konecny? Is Ivan Provorov worth Ekblad money?
Exactly one week before Free Agency officially kicks off and Chris Wassel of myNHLtraderumors. com joins us to drop the juiciest free agency rumors pertaining to Metro Division teams and of course our Philadelphia Flyers. Could Ghost be on the move? Is Robin Lehner a realistic possibility to team up with Carter Hart? Listen in to find out!
In our Inaugural seasons finale our special guest is Riley Cote. We talked about his career coming up with the #Phantoms, winning the Calder Cup, being called up to play for the #Flyers and delved into what Riley is up to today with his endeavors with @BodyChekW! What an awesome human being, for sure an episode you'll want to listen to from start to finish!
Chuck Fletcher is wheeling and dealing while also getting Kevin Hayes under contract and has all of #Flyers twitter losing their shit. The guy at High and Wide discuss their differences in opinion in regards to recent moves...oh by the way...this episode is definitely rated EXPLICIT
Hide your dry wall, hide your spray paint, Kyle is here for his first official episode as a member of High and Wide Radio. We discuss Kevin Hayes situation, Ghost and Patrick rumors, and CHUCKIE TWO TRADES!
Jack and Jim are back to touch on why Ivan Provorov still isn't signed and what that could mean as well as a recap of last years draftees first seasons. We also take a look at how a potential big name free agent signing could impact this roster and Jack gives us a sneak preview into his draft expertise!
Jack and Jim are back to finish up regular season player grades as well as discuss what the hell is going on with Ivan Provorov's contract situation. We have a surprise at the end so be sure to listen!
This episodes guest is Jason Newland and we'll talk Columbus Blue Jackets! The Jackets are up 2-0 vs possibly the best regular season team in history and I felt I needed to get thoughts and feelings from a diehard #CBJ fan and writer for firethecannon.com!
Flyers season is winding down and the boys are getting ready to hit the golf course. Jack and Jim talk Hextall/Hakstal as well as hand out grades to some low level players in part 1 of our 2018-19 season review!
Jack (jack_HWradio) and Jim (jim_HWradio) are joined by guest Kyle Warner (WarnerKyle29) to talk Flyers standout players during their 4-0-1 stretch. We also look ahead as the Flyers are running out of time to get into the playoffs.
One of our most fun episodes yet! We cover everything that happened during the Flyers loss to Pittsburgh Monday night, as well as everything during the Minnesota game Tuesday. In summary #refyousuck. And can we do away with the Crosby Sucks chant? All this and so much more!
Philly Sports Network's own Ryan Boyd joins the HW crew tonight as we talk potential call ups, progress amongst the kids, and oh yeah this guy Carter Hart and much MUCH more! PS OUR GIVEAWAY WINNER IS ANNOUNCED SO BE SURE TO LISTEN IN FOR YOUR NAME!
In this episode I name three Flyers who need to have resurgent second halves in order for the orange and black to turn their season around. I'll also announce the special guest for Wednesday FHWradio episode with @jack_FHW! Be sure to tune in Wednesday 1/30/19 to hear which follower has won the autographed Flyers photo!
I had the chance to talk with PhillySportsNetworks own, @JameyBaskow. We covered topics like Carter Hart bringing more then just saves to this club, Flyer prospects you may not have known before this season, and is Chuck Fletcher gearing up for a significant roster move? Find out all this and MUCH MUCH more!
Flyers were shut out to a 25 year old goalie making his first NHL start and have extended their losing streak to a season high 7 games. I list a few players who could be on their way outta Philly as well as put the finishing touches on the WJC.
The title says it all. The Flyers are 15-20-5 and unless there’s a miracle will be sellers leading up to the trade deadline. We talk which players could be moved as well as GM Chuck Fletcher’s trade history.