The signs point to selecting a forward with the seventh overall pick for the Flyers. That's the bulk of the top prospects in the draft.
But later in the first round, the defensemen begin to pile up and become prime targets.
The Flyers have a second pick at the close of the first round, and several prime candidates to choose from if they want to balance out the selection of a forward with a defenseman.
Here is a draft profile on St. John's defenseman Thomas Chabot.