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Flyers make seven cuts to roster

Five forwards, two d-men cut as training camp roster trimmed to 27 players

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers

A day after their fifth preseason game, President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher, announced the following roster moves. The Philadelphia Flyers have reduced their training camp roster by a total of seven players.
 

Video: Fletcher speaks with media following roster moves

The following players have been loaned to the club's AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms today:

24 - Mikhail Vorobyev    (C)
50 - German Rubtsov   (C)
59 - Mark Friedman   (D)

In addition, the club has placed the following players on Waivers today for the purpose of loaning to Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, Sept. 25:

10 - Andy Andreoff (RW)
20 - Chris Bigras (D)
29 - Kurtis Gabriel (RW) 
62 - Nicolas Aube-Kubel (RW)

The Flyers training camp roster is now at 27 players, and consists of the following players: 

FORWARDS (13)
11 - Travis Konecny RW
12 - Michael Raffl RW
13 - Kevin Hayes C
14 - Sean Couturier C
21 - Scott Laughton C
23 - Oskar Lindblom RW
25 - James van Riemsdyk LW    
28 - Claude Giroux LW
44 - Chris Stewart RW    
49 - Joel Farabee RW
81 - Carsen Twarynski       LW
82 - Connor Bunnaman      C
93 - Jakub Voracek RW

DEFENSEMEN (8)
5 - Philippe Myers 
6 - Travis Sanheim 
8 - Robert Hagg
9 - Ivan Provorov
15 - Matt Niskanen
53 - Shayne Gostisbehere
55 - Samuel Morin
61 - Justin Braun

GOALTENDERS (2)
37 - Brian Elliott
79 - Carter Hart

INJURED (4)
3 - Andy Welinski D (lower-body)
18 - Tyler Pitlick C (wrist surgery - cleared to practice with no contact)
19 - Nolan Patrick C (upper body) 
48 - Morgan Frost C (groin strain)

The final roster is due to the National Hockey League's office at 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday, October 1.

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