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Flyers announce protected list for 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Club submits protected players list to NHL using 7-3-1 protected format

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers / philadelphiaflyers.com

The Philadelphia Flyers, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, have announced their list of protected players for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft:

FORWARDS (7)
Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Sean Couturier
Claude Giroux
Kevin Hayes
Travis Konecny
Scott Laughton
Oskar Lindblom
 
DEFENSEMEN (3)
Ryan Ellis
Ivan Provorov
Travis Sanheim
 
GOALTENDER (1)
Carter Hart
 
All first & second-year professionals are exempt from selection which includes, but is not limited to, Flyers who have played games this past season: Wade Allison, Jackson Cates, Joel Farabee, Morgan Frost, Tanner Laczynski, Maksim Sushko, Cam York and Egor Zamula.
 
All unsigned draft choices are also exempt from selection. This includes, but is not limited to prospects Emil Andrae, Ronnie Attard, Bobby Brink and Jay O'Brien.
 
The Seattle Kraken have 72 hours to simultaneously submit its Expansion Draft Selections to the NHL's Central Registry and the NHLPA with 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 21 being the deadline.
 
Official distribution and announcement of the expansion club's selections will be broadcast on Wednesday, July 21, at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN2 - live from Seattle, home of the Seattle Kraken.

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