"Obviously I'd like to be up here with these guys," Vecchione said. "But if they decide I need to go down there to get the ice time and develop, I'll deal with that too."
After a slow start, the Flyers' new line - Claude Giroux at left wing, with center Sean Couturier and Jake Voracek - played well in a 3-2 OT loss to the Rangers.
We pose five questions about the coming season.
The rookie defenseman, who scored two goals Monday night, has become a leading contender to win a roster spot.
Center Nolan Patrick, 19, the No. 2 overall selection in the June draft, is making steady progress as he tries to earn a roster spot with the Flyers.
There have been 599 players make it to the NHL from the ECHL, but 407 since the league was reorganized just 15 years ago.
Flyers' goalies Michael Neuvirth and Brian Elliott have been sharp in camp, and they will get a chance to play a full game in the next two preseason contests.
If the preseason slashing and faceoff calls carry into the NHL's regular season, special teams will have heightened importance.
Giroux, one of the NHL's highest-scoring centers the last seven seasons, will make his debut at left wing on Monday.
Defenseman Ivan Provorov and winger Travis Konecny, both selected in the first round of the 2015 draft, have unlimited potential and should build on their strong rookie seasons with the Flyers.
Travis Sanheim is battling Robert Hagg and Sam Morin for the Flyers' two open defensive spots.
They went 0 for 9 on the power play and slipped to 1-1-2 in the preseason.
Several rookies are having strong camps and giving the Flyers' bass some tough choices to make.
The Flyers now have 35 healthy players in camp; they will start the season with 22 or 23.