The Philadelphia Flyers will open training camp later today with a roster of 26 players – 16 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders, according to general manager Paul Holmgren. On-ice practices begin today at The Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone in Voorhees, NJ at 11 AM, and are free and open to the public.
As part of the training camp roster, the Flyers have recalled the following players from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms:
C Brayden Schenn (33 GP, 13-20-33, 15 PIM)
LW Eric Wellwood (29 GP, 4-5-9, 6 PIM)
C Sean Couturier (31 GP, 10-18-28, 16 PIM)
LW Tye McGinn (30 GP, 9-4-13, 52 PIM)
LW Zac Rinaldo (31 GP, 2-3-5, 92 PIM)
(*Adirondack season stats: G-A-PTS)
The Flyers also have recalled C Scott Laughton from the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. Laughton was the Flyers’ first-round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. He has 13 goals and 20 assists for 33 points in 32 games for the Generals this year, along with 42 PIM.
Practices will continue throughout the week, including an open-to-the-public practice at the Wells Fargo Center at 6pm on Thursday, January 17.