"Boy, I bet he wishes he could have that one back,” is a phrase I’m sure Flyers fans have gotten used to on Philadelphia broadcasts over the years, and the current goaltending platoon of Brian Elliott, Michal Neuvirth and now Calvin Pickard have not helped the situation. The potential cure for all this is youngster Carter Hart, who had a wonderful junior career that included a gold medal at the world juniors with Canada, not to mention countless awards with the WHL’s Everett Silvertips. Hart was twice named the CHL’s goaltender of the year, and last season he was the WHL’s player of the year thanks to his dominance between the pipes.
And yes, I see the appeal in getting the Flyers some decent goaltending right now. Up front, the squad is blessed with talents such as Claude Giroux, Sean Co...
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Ryan Kennedy is the associate senior writer and draft/prospect expert at The Hockey News. He has been with the publication since 2005 and in that span, Don Cherry, Lil Jon and The Rock have all called his house. He lives in Toronto with his wife and kids where he listens to loud music and collects NCAA pennants.