Thursday, October 09, 2008

Flyers' Roster Set

Courtesy of the Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers officially announced today their roster for the season opener against the New York Rangers at the Wachovia Center on Saturday, October 11 (7:00 p.m. Eastern - Comcast SportsNet, 610 WIP). The 22 active player list is as follows:

Forwards (13)

Arron Asham, Danny Briere, Jeff Carter, Riley Cote, Steve Downie, Simon Gagne, Scott Hartnell, Mike Knuble, Joffrey Lupul, Glen Metropolit, Mike Richards, Jared Ross and Scottie Upshall.

Defensemen (7)

Braydon Coburn, Steve Eminger, Randy Jones, Lasse Kukkonen, Luca Sbisa, Kimmo Timonen and Ossi Vaananen.

Goaltenders (2)
Martin Biron and Antero Niittymaki.

In addition, the Flyers announced that defensemen Derian Hatcher and Ryan Parent were placed on the Injured Reserve List.

The Flyers also announced that goaltender Jean-Sebastien Aubin was assigned to the Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms. Aubin, 31, appeared in four preseason games for the Flyers, compiling a 0-3-0 record and 2.73 goals-against average. He was signed as a free agent by the Flyers on September 18, 2008.

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