With two goaltenders nursing injuries, Ellliott's health is a top concern for the Flyers.
While the verdict is still out on Gritty, in his few short hours of existence he's already inspired plenty of memes.
Several players panned it. Not Radko Gudas. "It's unbelievable," he said. "I love it."
Other than Claude Giroux, the Flyers did not get much production from their left wingers last season. That should change this year.
Carter Hart's strong preseason, coupled with injuries to Alex Lyon and Michal Neuvirth, have put the 20-year-old goalie in contention for a roster spot with the Flyers.
James van Riemsdyk, Oskar Lindblom, Nolan Patrick and even Sean Couturier give the once muscle-challenged Flyers much-needed net-front presence these days.
The Flyers began the preseason with too many goaltenders. Two injuries in four days changed all that.
The position has been fortified by the development of Mikhail Vorobyev, Scott Laughton, and Jordan Weal.
The Flyers now have four goalies in camp trying to come back from surgeries or injuries.
Young forwards Mikhail Vorobyev and Carsen Twarynski have made strong impressions as they fight for spots in the Flyers training camp.
Goaltender Brian Elliott is expected to make his preseason debut for the Flyers, who are 2-1 in the exhibition season.
Anthony Stolarz stopped 31 of 32 shots as the Flyers defeated the Islanders, 5-1, in a preseason game Tuesday.
Taylor Leier, who helped the Flyers beat the Islanders, 5-1, on Tuesday, is fighting for a spot on the roster.