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Get to know Flyers' No. 1 pick

SAMUEL MORIN

Get to know Flyers' No. 1 pick

Defenseman Samuel Morin stands with officials from the Philadelphia Flyers after being chosen 11th overall in the first round of the NHL draft. (Bill Kostroun/AP)
Defenseman Samuel Morin stands with officials from the Philadelphia Flyers after being chosen 11th overall in the first round of the NHL draft. (Bill Kostroun/AP)

SAMUEL MORIN

Round: 1st, 11th overall

Position: Defense; lefthanded shot

Age: 17 (July 12, 1995)

Hometown: Lac-Beauport Quebec

Height/weight: 6-6, 203

Team: Rimouski, of Quebec Major Junior Hockey League

Skinny: 2012-13 was his second season with the Rimouski Oceanic. He missed a month with an upper-body injury but returned for the playoffs. He scored 4 goals and had 12 assists and was plus-10 in 46 games, with a team-high 117 penalty minutes. He played on Canada’s gold-medal winning U18 team in Sochi, Russia where he had two assists and six penalty minutes in seven games. He was ranked 23 among North American skaters in Central Scouting’s final rankings.

 

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