The Philadelphia Flyers
announced today they are assigning the following
players to the Adirondack Phantoms, according to
General Manager Paul Holmgren: goaltender Johan
Backlund, defensemen Marc-Andre Bourdon and Erik
Gustafsson and forwards David Laliberte, Jon Kalinski,
Mike Testwuide, and Ben Holmstrom.
The Flyers also released forward Bill Guerin from
his professional tryout.
The player moves follow the Flyers' conclusion of
their eight game preseason schedule Sunday night.
Philadelphia opens the regular season Thursday night
at the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Phantoms Opening Night roster is expected to
be finalized within the next couple of days. Adirondack
opens the regular season on the road Friday, October
8th at the Binghamton Senators and then will be
the visitors for Albany's home opener on Saturday,
Adirondack's first home games of the 2010-11 regular
season, presented by Bud Light, will be Friday,
October 15th and Saturday, October 16th. The Opening
Night game is presented by Potvin & Potvin Family
Dentistry and Nemer Ford and the first 5000 fans
will receive Phantoms magnet schedules courtesy
of Potvin & Potvin Family Dentistry.
Don't be left out! Tickets for all Phantoms games
are on sale now. Discount rates are available for
groups of 15 or more. Save off the individual ticket
price by asking the Phantoms about their great group
The AHL is celebrating their 75th anniversary season
and is the top development league for the NHL. More
than 85 percent of today's NHL players are American
Hockey League graduates and more than 6 million
fans attend AHL games every year.
Come watch future NHL stars and up-and-coming Flyers
prospects with exciting Adirondack Phantoms hockey!
A variety of ticket packages for all the fast-paced
action are on sale now. The Phantoms selection of
discount ticket packages includes 3-packs, 6-packs,
12 and 22 Select Plans, full season plans and Flex
Packs. Choose the plan that works best for you!
Get your tickets at the Phantoms office inside the
Glens Falls Civic Center, online at ticketmaster.com,
or by calling the Phantoms at 518-480-3355.