Flyers approach their final three games of the
regular season they will have plenty of players
to fill out the game roster as four Adirondack
Phantoms will join the club to boost the total.
The club announced today that they have recalled
forwards Jason Akeson, Scott Laughton and Tye
McGinn, as well as defenseman Matt Konan from
their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms.
For Akeson and Konan, the last week of the season
with Philadelphia represents an opportunity for
both to potentially make their NHL debuts. McGinn
and Laughton each spent time with the Flyers this
Jason Akeson led the Phantoms in scoring this
past season, posting 20 goals and 33 assists for
53 points in 62 games with Adirondack. He began
the season with the club's ECHL affiliate, the
Trenton Titans, where he had 10 points (2g-8a)
in 14 games. This is the first NHL call-up for
Akeson who has led the Phantoms in scoring for
two straight seasons and has the most career points
(108) in Adirondack Phantoms history.
Scott Laughton made the opening roster and appeared
in the first five games with the Flyers, going
scoreless while posting 10 shots on goal and 11:31
of average ice-time per game. The Flyers first-round
selection (20th overall) played in six games in
the last two weeks of the regular season with
Adirondack. The 18-year-old from the Oshawa Generals
scored his first career professional goal on Saturday,
April 13 against Connecticut. He was teamed with
fellow Philly call-ups Akeson and McGinn on the
same line in his time with the Phantoms.
Tye McGinn appeared in 18 games for the Flyers,
recording three goals and two assists for five
points and 19 penalty minutes. He also missed
six games due to a broken orbital bone. In his
second professional season, McGinn had 14 goals
and 12 assists for 26 points with Adirondack in
Matt Konan was briefly recalled by the Flyers
on Apr. 16 along with defenseman Brandon Manning,
to be available for the Flyers-Rangers game, but
did not dress. He appeared in 42 games with Adirondack
where he has two goals and four assists for six
points in his first season of pro hockey.
Each player will practice with the squad and
be available to be inserted into the line-up as
The Flyers play the final three games of the
regular season this week when they take on the
Boston Bruins (Tuesday) and NY Islanders (Thursday)
before traveling to Ottawa to take on the Senators
on Saturday night..
13 different players skated for both the Adirondack
Phantom and the Philadelphia Flyers this season.
If Jason Akeson and Matt Konan make their debuts
this week then that would increase the number
The list of those who have played for both Adirondack
and Philadelphia this year includes: