Sunday, September 26, 2010

Cut-down day arrives: Players reassigned to Phantoms and junior teams

CLICK HERE for the article about player reassignments (or releases from tryout contracts) on the Flyers site.

Flyers reduce training camp roster

Flyers trim roster by 28 players

Sunday, 09.26.2010 / 3:33 PM / News
Philadelphia Flyers
The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have reduced their training camp roster by 28 players, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren. Eighteen players have been assigned to the team's American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms.  Five players have been returned to their junior teams, and five others were released from tryout contracts.

The following players were assigned to the Phantoms and will report to the team's training camp later this week: forwards Greg Moore, Luke Pither, Matt Clackson, Garrett Klotz, Pat Maroon, Tye McGinn, Zac Rinaldo, Andrew Rowe, Shane Harper and Stefan Legein; defensemen Chad Denny, Jesse Dudas, Cullen Eddy, Dan Jancevski, Logan Stephenson, and J.P. Testwuide; and goaltenders Nic Riopel and Brian Stewart.

The following players have been returned to their junior teams: D Ricard Blidstrand (Regina, WHL); F Michael Chaput (Lewiston, QMJHL); F David Labrecque (Shawinigan, QMJHL); D Brendan Ranford (Kamloops, WHL) and D Tyler Hostetter (Erie, OHL).  In addition, F Justin Dowling and F Blake Gal were released from their Amateur Tryout Agreements and will also return to their junior teams, while forward Michael Ryan and defensemen Ryan Lannon and Joe Piskula were released from their Professional Tryout Agreements.

The moves leave the Flyers training camp roster at 37 players (20 forwards, 12 defensemen and five goaltenders). 

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