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Flyers select Travis Sanheim with 17th overall pick in 2014 NHL Draft

Travis Sanheim #32 of the Calgary Hitmen skates with the puck past Jaedon Descheneau #14 of the Kootenay Ice during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 15, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)
Travis Sanheim #32 of the Calgary Hitmen skates with the puck past Jaedon Descheneau #14 of the Kootenay Ice during a WHL game at Scotiabank Saddledome on March 15, 2014 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Derek Leung/Getty Images)

The Flyers used the 17th pick in the 2014 NHL Draft to select defenseman Travis Sanheim.

Sanheim, 18, spent last season with the Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League where he scored five goals and recorded 29 assists in 67 games. He attained a plus/minus of +25 and logged only 14 penalty minutes.

In six playoff games with the Hitmen, he possessed a plus/minus of +5 and recorded a goal and an assist.

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