My focus now shifts to the defensive side of the game.
The Flyers' forward prospects are pretty weak as a unit, but their defensive counterparts look strong. They have a nice combination of offensive- and defensive-minded blueliners who all have a lot of upside.
Unlike the top forward prospects, all of these defensive players have an extremely good chance of making a serious impact in the NHL at some point.
Here is an analysis of the Flyers' top five defensive prospects.