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Flyers recall forward David Kase from Phantoms

Fifth round pick joins team in Colorado, available to make NHL debut vs. Avalanche

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers /

The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled forward David Kase (kah-SHEH) from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.

This is Kase's first recall to the Flyers. He will wear uniform #72 and be available for tonight's Flyers-Avalanche game at the Pepsi Center in Colorado (9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN & 97.5 The Fanatic). Should he be in the lineup, he will make his NHL debut.

The 5-foot-11, 170-pound winger is in his second season playing hockey in North America and has six points (3g-3a) in 21 games for the Phantoms this season. During training camp, Kase appeared in one preseason game for the Flyers.

In his first season with Lehigh Valley, Kase posted 23 points (8g-15a) in 40 games. He was selected by the Flyers in the fifth round (128th overall) of the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. 

Prior to joining the Phantoms, Kase spent one season in the Swedish Hockey League (Sweden's top professional league) with Mora IK where he recorded 23 points (9g-14a) in 44 games. 

A native of Kadan, Czech Republic, Kase appeared in three World Junior Championships for the Czechs, including serving as captain of the 2017 squad.

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