He will be hard-pressed to make the Flyers' roster, but the speedy left winger made a strong case for himself Wednesday.
Right winger Nicolas Aube-Kubel went through growing pains in the AHL last season, but Flyers GM Ron Hextall believes he will have a breakout campaign.
The defenseman had a procedure on his back in late April. He hopes to be at 100 percent by opening night.
The Flyers, with many veterans sitting, will play split-squad games against the New York Islanders in Allentown and Brooklyn on Wednesday.
What the defenseman learned in the second year was to abandon sexy for steady, a mode that was on display Sunday night.
The veteran had a lot of fun being a winger on a line with Sean Couturier centering Jake Voracek and him.
Michael "Arnold" Raffl, Scott Laughton, and Matt Read face stiff competition as they attempt to earn rosters spots with the Flyers this season. They are off to a good start.
The Flyers' top line in one of their exhibition games Wednesday might have Claude Giroux centering Oskar Lindblom and Jake Voracek. Is it a sign of things to come?
Flyers general manager Ron Hextall confirmed that he had hired Lombardi, his onetime mentor, to assist him in the front office.
John Tavares won it for the Islanders 34 seconds into OT.
The defense in particular is a glimpse of the future.
Flyers goalie Michal Neuvirth, who became a father on Monday, is in much better shape than at the start of last season.
New Flyers forward Jori Lehtera is hoping to regain the form that produced 14 goals and 44 points three seasons ago.