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Bailey’s Daily: Flyers Prospects; Kris Letang makes NHL history



Cutter Gauthier
Cutter Gauthier will be the lone Flyers prospect participating in World Juniors on Thursday.

In this Thursday’s edition of Bailey’s Daily, we’ll be talking Philadelphia Flyers news, stories, highlights, and more from the holiday week thus far.

Flyers news

  • Oliver Bonk has been making a name for himself at the 2024 World Junior Championships, and the Flyers’ 2023 first-round pick was rewarded with an assist for his best performance to date. See the play here. [Oliver Bonk]
  • At the time of this writing, the Flyers have not see ay of their prospects lose a game at the tournament, with Bonk, Alex Ciernik, and Cutter Gauthier all undefeated so far. [Flyers prospects]
  • The Flyers probably caught wind of some strange news out of Russia, which could prove worrisome in time, depending on which way things go and how Matvei Michkov’s contract is or is not affected. [Flyers news]

NHL News from National Hockey Now

  • The Pittsburgh Penguins laid a 7-0 beatdown on the New York Islanders on Wednesday night, and by doing so, Kris Letang made NHL history AND Penguins history. [Pittsburgh Penguins]
  • In a Metropolitan Division clash that took place further south, the New Jersey Devils orchestrated an epic comeback over the Columbus Blue Jackets, highlighted by a goal-of-the-year contender from rookie defenseman, Luke Hughes. [New Jersey Devils]
  • Hughes would be outdone some time later, as the Chicago Blackhawks’ Connor Bedard scored another stunning goal of his own, this time giving the Hawks a 2-1 overtime win over the Winnipeg Jets. [Chicago Blackhawks]
  • Top Colorado Avalanche prospect, Nikolai Kovalenko, is expected to miss time well into the new year with yet another injury. [Colorado Avalanche]
  • Montreal Canadiens prospect, Filip Mesar, has been lights-out for Slovakia in the World Juniors so far. [Montreal Canadiens]

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