Flyers Recall Samuel Morin from Phantoms

Morin played two games during conditioning stint

February 25, 2019

Lehigh Valley, Pa. – The Philadelphia Flyers have announced today that they have recalled defenseman Samuel Morin from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms.

Morin, 23, appeared in two games this season for Lehigh Valley during a conditioning stint after he underwent knee surgery last May. Morin has spent the last three seasons with the Phantoms, playing 167 games and totaling eight goals and 34 assists for 42 points. He was the only player to appear in all 76 games for Lehigh Valley during the 2015-16 season. Morin has accumulated 278 penalty minutes, which is the most by any player in Lehigh Valley Phantoms history. He led the team in PIMs during the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons.

Drafted in the first round, 11th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers, Morin has played in three games for the Flyers over the last two seasons. The 6-foot-7 defenseman made his NHL Debut on April 3, 2017 against the New Jersey Devils.

Prior to turning pro, Morin played four seasons in the QMJHL for Rimouski Oceanic. He played 200 games in the QMJHL, totaling 87 points and 363 penalty minutes. Morin won a Gold Medal at the 2014-15 World Junior Championships with Team Canada.