The Flyers will start the season with five rookies on their roster, their most since 1992-93.
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Flyers coach Dave Hakstol said he will have some tough choices, as he has eight defensemen for six openings in Wednesday's season opener.
That means the Flyers will have five rookies on the roster to start a season for the first time since 1992.
The Flyers took eight defenemen on their season-opening road trip because of an injury to Shayne Gostisbehere.
The last two No. 2 overall picks have excelled in the NHL a few months after they were drafted, but most take time to blossom.
The Flyers ended their preseason with a 3-2-3 record.
Coaches will be more reluctant to challenge offside calls because a two-minute penalty will be at stake.
The Flyers can't finalize their roster until they know the extent of Shayne Gostisbehere's injury.
Brian Elliott struggled in the nets as the Flyers lost to the Islanders and finished 3-2-3 in the preseason. They open the season Wednesday in San Jose.
Nothing is guaranteed, but Leier was on the fourth line at practice Saturday in Voorhees, an indication he will start the season with the Flyers.
In the June draft, the Flyers selected speedy center Morgan Frost with one of the first-round picks they received in the Brayden Schenn trade with St. Louis. They also received a conditional first-rounder in 2018, and that pick could be better than expected.
The Flyers need to make two roster cuts _ and they won't be easy decisions for general manager Ron Hextall.
The Flyers still have two roster cuts to make, but three rookies trying to earn spots will not be in the lineup Thursday night against Boston at the Wells Fargo Center.
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The Flyers have to make two more rosters trims, and there is a chance that six rookies make the team, which would be a club record for the start of the season.
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