Welcome to the Official Site of the Philadelphia Flyers Official Facebook of the Philadelphia Flyers Official Twitter of the Philadelphia Flyers Official Instagram of the Philadelphia Flyers Official LinkedIn of the Philadelphia Flyers
 

Flyers Sign Three Prospects

Bellamy, Clackson and Teslak ink deals

Wednesday, 03.19.2008 / 5:20 PM / News
Philadelphia Flyers
X
Share with your Friends


Flyers Sign Three Prospects
The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed 6’1”, 205-pound forward Rob Bellamy, 6’0”, 190-pound forward Matt Clackson and goaltender Michael-Lee Teslak to entry-level contracts, according to General Manager Paul Holmgren. All three players will report to the Flyers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms.

“Rob Bellamy and Matt Clackson are similar players,” said Holmgren in making the announcement. “Both are energy guys. They skate very well and like to play an aggressive style of hockey. We think that they are suited for the new game somewhere down the road. They both are in town and will join the Phantoms. There is a chance that they will play some games with the Phantoms down the stretch and into the playoffs. Their NHL contracts do not kick in until July 1, 2008.”
Rob Bellamy was drafted by the Flyers in the third round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. (Getty Images)

“Michael-Lee Teslak is a goalie who had an outstanding career at Michigan Tech University.  He is a guy who we think of very highly. He’s a big, tall, and very athletic kid. He has some excellent potential.”

Bellamy, 22, recorded five goals and 13 assists for 18 points and 61 penalty minutes in 33 games for the University of Maine Black Bears this past season. An assistant captain for the Black Bears during the 2007-08 season, Bellamy finished first on the team in assists (13) and penalty minutes (61) and third on the team in points (18).

In four seasons for Maine (2004-05 through 2007-08), Bellamy registered 15 goals and 33 assists for 48 points and 254 penalty minutes in 137 games. A native of Westfield, Massachusetts, Bellamy was selected by the Flyers in the third round (92nd overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.

Clackson, 22, recorded three goals and three assists for six points and 87 penalty minutes in 35 games for the Western Michigan University Broncos this past season. He was second on the team in penalty minutes with 87.

In three seasons with the Broncos (2005-06 through 2007-08), Clackson posted 16 points (4G,12A) and 219 penalty minutes in 105 games. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Clackson was selected by the Flyers in the seventh round (215th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Teslak, 22, appeared in 25 games for the Michigan Tech University Huskies this past season, posting an 8-11-4 record, 2.20 goals-against average, .918 save percentage and one shutout.

In 73 career games over three seasons with the Huskies (2005-06 through 2007-08), Teslak compiled a 26-33-11 record, 2.66 GAA and .910 save percentage. He ranks third on Michigan Tech’s All-Time List in goals-against average and save percentage. During the 2006-07 season, he led the Western Collegiate Hockey Association in goals-against average (2.00 GAA - third in the NCAA). He was named to the All-WCHA Third Team following the 2006-07 season.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 82 28 58 7 86
J. Voracek 82 23 39 11 62
W. Simmonds 82 29 31 -4 60
S. Hartnell 78 20 32 11 52
M. Streit 82 10 34 3 44
B. Schenn 82 20 21 0 41
M. Read 75 22 18 -4 40
S. Couturier 82 13 26 1 39
V. Lecavalier 69 20 17 -16 37
K. Timonen 77 6 29 5 35
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 33 18 7 .917 2.50
R. Emery 9 12 2 .903 2.96
Privacy Policy | AdChoices | California Privacy Rights | Contact Us | Advertise Employment | NHL.com Terms of Use

Philadelphiaflyers.com is the official Web site of the Philadelphia Flyers. Philadelphia Flyers and philadelphiaflyers.com are trademarks of Philadelphia Flyers, L.P. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup and NHL Conference logos are registered trademarks of the National Hockey League. All NHL logos and marks and NHL team logos and marks as well as all other proprietary materials depicted herein are the property of the NHL and the respective NHL teams and may not be reproduced without the prior written consent of NHL Enterprises, L.P. Copyright © 1999-2014 Philadelphia Flyers, L.P. and the National Hockey League. All Rights Reserved.