Matvei Michkov

Flyers fans going completely feral over Matvei Michkov news

Don't worry, we are too.

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It's not a dream. You don't have to wake yourself up. This is really happening.

Matvei Michkov is going to be a Philadelphia Flyer for the 2024-25 NHL season. It's one of those "Where were you when ..." moments that you'll never forget.

Michkov's contract with SKA St. Petersburg was terminated June 25 and he officially signed his three-year entry-level contract Monday.

The Flyers took a risk in the 2023 NHL Draft when selecting the Russian forward seventh overall. But you know what they say about a high risk … high reward.

The No. 1 prospect in the organization has rejuvenated Flyers fans, who have sat on the fence with the franchise in recent years. They'll welcome the 19-year-old winger to Philadelphia with open arms.

Let's check in on how everyone is reacting to the news. Heads up - it's as crazy and chaotic as you'd expect it to be (in the best way possible):

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