Flyers loan Lauridsen, Raffl to Phantoms

Flyers roster trimmed by two heading into last weekend before opening night

Friday, 09.27.2013 / 12:58 PM Philadelphia Flyers

The Philadelphia Flyers have assigned LW Michal Raffl and D Oliver Lauridsen to their American Hockey League affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.

Raffl appeared in four preseason games for the Flyers, going scoreless while recording four shots and a -1 rating. The 24-year-old native of Villach, Austria signed with the Flyers as a free agent in May.

Lauridsen, 24, appeared in three preseason games. The native of Gentofte, Denmark made his NHL debut with the Flyers last season and went on to record two goals and an assist for three points in 15 games. He was selected by the Flyers in the 7th round (196th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

There are 27 players remaining in Flyers training camp as the team closes out its seven-game preseason slate tonight when they visit the Washington Capitals at 7 P.M. (NHL Network, 97.5 The Fanatic). The Flyers will drop the puck on the 2013-14 season this Wednesday, October 2 when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs at 7:30 P.M. (CSN-HD, 97.5 The Fanatic).

Philadelphia Flyers single game tickets are on sale now. The 2013-14 season is packed with intense match-ups against new Metropolitan division rivals, and tough battles against both Eastern and Western Conference clubs. Secure seats now by calling 800-298-4200 or visit PhiladelphiaFlyers.com.

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