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Flyers Announce Opening Night Roster

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced today the club’s opening night roster for tomorrow’s game on the road against the Boston Bruins (7:00 PM, VERSUS, 94 WIP). 

Forwards (13)        Defensemen (7)        Goaltenders (2)
Danny Briere          Matt Carle                    Sergei Bobrovsky
Sean Couturier      Braydon Coburn         Ilya Bryzgalov
Claude Giroux        Andreas Lilja       
Scott Hartnell         Andrej Meszaros       
Jaromir Jagr          Chris Pronger       
Andreas Nodl        Kimmo Timonen       
Matt Read               Matt Walker       
Zac Rinaldo               
Jody Shelley               
Wayne Simmonds               
Max Talbot               
James van Riemsdyk               
Jakub Voracek               

In addition, the Flyers assigned defenseman Oskars Bartulis to the Adirondack Phantoms and placed forwards Ian Laperriere and Andrew Rowe and defenseman Brandon Manning on injured reserve. 

The Flyers’ home opener, presented by KIA Motors, is Wednesday, October 12 when the Flyers host the Vancouver Canucks at 7:30 pm at the Wells Fargo Center. Following the game, all fans will receive a 2011-12 schedule magnet courtesy of Toyota.

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