The Adirondack Phantoms roster currently stands at 25 players after several roster moves were made by the Philadelphia Flyers according to general manager Paul Holmgren.
The Phantoms roster currently including 15 forwards, eight defensemen, and two goalies. Ten Phantoms have experience in the NHL including nine who played with the Philadelphia Flyers last year.
There will be plenty of recognition among Phantoms fans on this Adirondack roster. 20 out of the 25 on the roster have played for the Phantoms in the past including 18 players who were with the team last year.
The 25 players arriving in Glens Falls heading into the last week of training camp include:
Brandon Manning Danny Syvret
Rob BordsonTyler BrownSean CouturierShane HarperBen Holmstrom
Matt MangeneTye McGinnZac Rinaldo
Garrett RoeBrayden SchennMike TestwuideEric WellwoodHarry Zolnierczyk
Additionally, six players have been assigned to the Trenton Titans of the ECHL.
Those players include: Jason Akeson, Tyler Hostetter, Niko Hovinen, Blake Kessel, Marcel Noebels and Luke Pither.
The ten players on the Phantoms roster who played for the Flyers either last season or in previous seasons include: Marc-Andre Bourdon, Sean Couturier, Erik Gustafsson, Ben Holmstrom, Brandon Manning, Zac Rinaldo, Danny Syvret, Brayden Schenn, Eric Wellwood an Harry Zolnierczyk.
Schenn scored 12 goals with the Flyers in his rookie season last year and also had six goals in only seven games while with the Phantoms. Couturier also had an impressive debut season as he racked up 13 goals in the NHL at only 18 years old and then later added a hat trick in a playoff game against Pittsburgh.
The Adirondack Phantoms open the Glens Falls portion of their practice schedule on Tuesday morning at 11:00. All practices are free and open to the public. It's your first chance to check out the Phantoms live and in person!
The Titans open their 2012-13 ECHL season this Friday night when they host the Greenville Road Warriors at 7:05 pm at Trenton’s Sun National Bank Center.