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Flyers recall Philippe Myers from Phantoms

Flyers have placed forward Corban Knight on waivers

by PhiladelphiaFlyers.com @NHLFlyers

The Philadelphia Flyers announced they have recalled defenseman Philippe Myers from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms. In addition, the Flyers have placed forward Corban Knight on waivers, according to Executive Vice President and General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.

This is Myers first recall to the Flyers. He has been assigned jersey #61 and will be available for Saturday's game vs. Ducks at the Wells Fargo Center.

Myers appeared in all 48 games for the Phantoms this year, recording 29 points (9g-20a) to go along with a +5 rating and 57 penalty minutes.

His 29 points and 20 assists are both tied for fourth on the Phantoms, while his +5 rating is tied for the team lead. His nine goals also leads the team's defense.

Myers also appeared in six games during Flyers training camp and preseason, where he recorded one assist, six shots on goal and a +3 rating to go along with 10 penalty minutes.

In parts of two seasons since turning pro and joining the Phantoms, Myers has posted 50 points (14g-36a) and has a +17 rating in 98 regular season games. He added seven points (3g-4a) in 13 Calder Cup Playoff games to help the Phantoms reach the Eastern Conference Finals.

Knight was injured in the Flyers-Islanders game on Oct. 27 and was placed on injured reserve on Oct. 28. He has appeared in three games for the Flyers this season, going scoreless and averaging 7:16 of ice time per-game.

Myers was signed as a free agent by the Flyers on Sept. 21, 2015 after going undrafted. He spent four years in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he accumulated 92 points (29g-63a) in 203 regular season games. 

He helped the Huskies win the President's Cup as QMJHL Champions in 2016, while also helping Team Canada to a silver medal in the 2017 World Junior Championships.

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