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17 Players Assigned to Adirondack





September 24, 2011






The Adirondack Phantoms announced today that 17 players have been assigned to them from the Philadelphia Flyers, according to Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren. 11 of the 17 players suited up for the Phantoms last year representing a significant core of the team returning for the 2011-12 season presented by Bud Light.

The players are expected to report to Glens Falls on Sunday afternoon and evening for physicals and will hit the ice for the team's first practice on Monday.

Additionally, two players on contract with the Phantoms did not take part in the Flyers training camp. Denis Hamel and Andy Bohmbach are both expected to join the Phantoms this week as well. Note that the Flyers have not concluded their training camp yet and could still send additional players to the Phantoms.

The 19 player Phantoms Training Camp roster as it currently stands plus their stats (Goals + Assists) from 2010-11:



Jason Akeson - Kitchener (OHL): 24+84=108 points. Led league in assists and points.

Andy Bohmbach - Toledo (ECHL): 65 games, 28+44=72 points. Rockford (AHL): 6 games, 0+2

Tyler Brown - Plymouth (OHL) 22+35=57 points.

Denis Hamel - 66 games, 25+25=50 points. 315 career goals, 16th all-time in AHL.

Shane Harper - Adirondack: 20 games, 1+2. Greenville (ECHL): 48 games, 22+23=45 points

Ben Holmstrom - Adirondack: 79 games, 16+22=38 points. Flyers: 2 games. Phantoms Team MVP

Garrett Klotz - Adirondack: 13 games, 0 pts. Bloomington (CHL): 9+15=24 points. Greenville, 3 gms

Tye McGinn - Gatineau (QMJHL): 31+33=64 points. Brother of Jaime McGinn of San Jose Sharks.

Luke Pither - Adirondack: 65 games, 9+11=20 points.

Garrett Roe - St Cloud State (Minn.) 38 games, 10+26=36 points

Mike Testwuide - Adirondack: 76 games, 18+21=39 points.

Eric Wellwood - Adirondack: 73 games, 16+12=28 points. Flyers: 3 games, 1 assist.



Marc-Andre Bourdon - Adirondack: 46 games, 1+9=10 points. Greenville (ECHL): 15 games, 0+5

Cullen Eddy - Adirondack: 47 games, 3+7=10 points. Greenville (ECHL): 16 games, 1+3=4 points

Tyler Hostetter - Adirondack: 3 games, 0 points. Erie (OHL): 36 games, 6+17=23 points.

Blake Kessel - University of New Hampshire: 39 games, 5+22=27 points. Brother of Phil Kessel (TOR)

Oliver Lauridsen - Adirondack: 2 games, 0 points. St Cloud State (Minn.), 37 games, 1+8=9 points

Kevin Marshall - Adirondack: 78 games, 3+11=14 points.



Brad Phillips - Bloomington (CHL): 12-7-5, 2.38, .914


Additionally, seven players have been signed to a Training Camp Tryout Agreement with the Adirondack Phantoms and will join the team this week:


Peter Boyd (F) - Lake Erie (AHL): 11 games, 0+1. Ohio State: 10+15=25 points

David Brownshcidle (F) - Brown University: 29 games, 7+9=16 points. Uncles Jack, Jeff played NHL

Paul Crowder (F) - Wheeling (ECHL): 16 games, 3+8=11 points. Utah (ECHL): 20 games, 5+8=13

Peter Merth (D) - Wheeling (ECHL): 69 games, 1+11=12 points. Played at R.P.I. from 2006-2010.

Patrick Johnson (F) - Univ. of Wisconsin: 41 gms, 8+11=19 pts. Grandson of "Badger Bob" Johnson

Steven Tarasuk (D) - Kalamazoo (ECHL): 65 games, 4+21=25 points. Bridgeport (AHL): 3 games, 0+1

Andrew Thomas (D) - Albany (AHL): 28 games, 2+1=3 points. Albany (ECHL): 41 games, 2+4=6 pts.


Mark your calendars! Adirondack Phantoms Opening Night is Saturday, October 8. The Phantoms take on the Connecticut Whale to begin the third season of exciting Phantoms hockey in Glens Falls. Get great savings and have fun with your friends, family or co-workers by bringing your group of 15 or more fans to enjoy fast-paced, hard-hitting Phantoms hockey. Call the Phantoms to find out more at 518-480-3355 and check the team's website at phantomshockey.com

Don't forget the preseason games on Wednesday, September 28 in Saratoga Springs, NY and Saturday, October 1 at the Glens Falls Civic Center. Follow the Phantoms on twitter @phantomshockey and on facebook.com/adkhockey







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