Lehigh Valley Phantoms

Flyers Assign More Players to Phantoms as Training Camp Continues

Flyers Assign 3 Players to Lehigh Valley, Place 4 on Waivers

September 24, 2019

Philadelphia, Pa. — The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, announced today that they have trimmed their training camp roster by assigning multiple players to the Phantoms.  The Flyers have one preseason game remaining on Thursday against the New York Rangers.

Forwards German Rubtsov and Mikhail Vorobyev and defenseman Mark Friedman have all been assigned to the Phantoms.

Additionally, forwards Andy Andreoff, Nicolas Aube-Kubel, and Kurtis Gabriel and defenseman Chris Bigras have all been placed on waivers for the purpose of assignment to the Phantoms.

The Flyers roster now stands at 27 players as the club heads into its final three preseason contests before heading to Europe.

Below is how the Phantoms Training Camp roster currently stands at 31 players (Players on waivers must clear before they can be assigned):

Phantoms Training Camp Roster:

Forwards (16):
Greg Carey
Kyle Criscuolo
Gerry Fitzgerald
Trevor Gooch
David Kase
Pascal Laberge
Nick Master
Cal O’Reilly
Isaac Ratfliffe
German Rubtsov
Matthew Strome
Brett Supinski
Maksim Sushko
Steven Swavely
Mikhail Vorobyev
Trevor Yates

Defenseman (11):
Jeremy Beaudry
T.J. Brennan
Josh Couturier
James De Haas
David Drake
Mark Friedman
Eric Knodel
Rob Michel
Nate Prosser
Reece Willcox
Tyler Wotherspoon

Goaltenders (4):
J.F. Berube
Alex Lyon
Felix Sandstrom
Kirill Ustimenko

Players will be added to the training camp roster as the Flyers reassign individuals to the AHL*

Lehigh Valley opened its training camp, presented by Provident Bank, on Monday, September 23, ahead of the club’s three preseason contests.  The Phantoms will faceoff against the rival Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on September 25 at 7:05 p.m. inside Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza and then return home to PPL Center for the second half of the home-and-home series on September 29 at 3:05 p.m.  The Phantoms final preseason tuneup will also take place at PPL Center on September 30 at 7:05 p.m. when the team takes on the Hershey Bears.  Tickets for both preseason contests inside of PPL Center are on sale now, click here to secure your seats.

The Phantoms sixth campaign in the Lehigh Valley begins on October 5 at PPL Center against the Providence Bruins. Season ticket packages are available now and come in a wide variety of options including full-season, 21-game and 13-game plans that all have amazing benefits. For more information about season tickets, group tickets or to purchase, call 610-224-4625.

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