With Keith Jones moving out of the broadcasting booth and into the press box as the new President of the Flyers, the TV crew was left with an open spot.
Brian Boucher has been tapped as the replacement for Keith Jones for Flyers games on NBC Sports Philadelphia. Boucher who was drafted by the Flyers in the first round of the 1995 draft bounced around several teams throughout his NHL career. He spent three separate stints on the Flyers roster, including playoff runs in 2000 and 2010. After retiring for the game in 2013 he worked as a fill in analyst for NBC Sports Philly as a studio analyst and color commentator. As well as the “inside the glass” reporter for NBC and later ESPN on the second crew. Along with being an analyst at the NHL Network.
Boucher will also be replaying Jones at TNT. He will be the on ice reporter on the main crew along with Kenny Albert and Eddie Olczyk. This was announced a few weeks ago meaning that he will be missing a few Flyers games a year. Mostly when the Flyers play on Wednesdays and any other days TNT has nationally broadcasted games. The Flyers have yet to announce who will be who will fill in for Boucher when he is unavailable.
Additionally this weekend the Flyers resigned Morgan Frost. Frost was the last restricted free agent the team had to sign. The twenty-four year old is now locked up for two more seasons making 2.1 million annually. He will once again be a restricted free agent after the 2025-26 season.
In other news Noah Cates brother Jackson is expected to sign a professional tryout with the Islanders. Jackson who is twenty-five has played twenty games for the Flyers over the course of three seasons, spending most of the time with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.
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