Another Phantoms and Flyers prospect for the
future has signed an amateur tryout contract (ATO)
to join the team for the remainder of the 2011-12
season. Third-round pick from 2011 Nick Cousins
will play with the Phantoms for the rest of this
season and has also signed an entry level contract
with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Cousins has been the top goal scorer for the Sault
Ste. Marie Greyhounds of the Ontario Hockey League
for each of the past two seasons. This year, he
had 35 goals and 53 assists for 88 points. He
finished fifth in the league in points and sixth
in assists. In 2010-11 he had 28 goals and 66
The 18-year-old Cousins is a center from Belleville,
Ontario and will wear #14 with the Phantoms. He
was the 68th overall pick in the NHL entry draft
in 2011 and checks in at 5'11" and 177 pounds.
He was previously a second-round pick, 21st overall,
of the 2009 OHL Priority Selection.
In 2010, Cousins represented his country on Team
Canada at the Under-18 World Championship scoring
four goals and four assist in seven games.
Cousins is familiar with many of his teammates
on the Phantoms. He attended the Flyers' Prospects
Camp last summer in Voorhees, NJ and also the
team's rookie camp in September and also played
in the Flyers Rookie Game against the Capitals
Rookies at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The Phantoms have added three young prospects
to ATO contracts in the past week; Derek Mathers,
Campbell Elynuik, and Nick Cousins.
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