Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Flyers reduce training camp roster

The Philadelphia Flyers returned forwards Mario Kempe, Garrett Klotz and Patrick Maroon and defenseman Kevin Marshall to their respective Canadian Hockey League teams on Tuesday.

Kempe, the Flyers' fifth round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, was returned to the St. Johns Fog Devils of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Klotz, the Flyers' third round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, was returned to the Saskatoon Blades of the Western Hockey League. Maroon, a Flyers' sixth round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, was returned to the London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. Marshall, the Flyers' second round pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, was returned to the Lewiston MAINEiacs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

In addition, the team announced that it has released forward Matt Stefanishion and defenseman Ryan Wilson. Both players were invited to training camp on a try-out basis.
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