Tim Kerr and Mark Stone had issues as well.
The Flyers needed goal scorers and they got one.
Hell if he didn't have the skating issues he wouldn't have been there at 23 he would have been in the top 10 that is how lethal his shot was. I'll take it.
Check back in 2022-23 to complain.
Not sure, but at least he isn't from Minnesota. And his first and last name doesn't start with the same letter. That brings us to Fletchers #3 reason for drafting...ability to play hockey. So we have that at least.
5'9" 180 is not small. That's a fireplug- low center of gravity, I'll be that kid is strong as hell on his skates.
Same with Wisdom and McClennon, scouting reports say they are "sturdy". Not every player is Brad Marchand strong, but there are plenty of smallish dudes with a lot of strength.
Toughest guy I ever knew was 5'10" 195, college wrestler. I watched him wreck D-1 linebackers and line men in street fights regularly.
slow fuse on that guy but once it was lit peopl