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Flyers Select Lindblom, Fazleev and Pettersson in Rounds 5-7

Flyers draft European-born players in late rounds to complete 2014 Draft Class

Saturday, 06.28.2014 / 3:50 PM ET / News
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Flyers Select Lindblom, Fazleev and Pettersson in Rounds 5-7
After taking defensemen with two of their first three picks, the Flyers shifted focus on their next two, going with a Swedish-born winger and Russian center, who like First Round pick Travis Sanheim, played for the Calgary Hitmen in the Western Hockey League.

They ended the 2014 Draft Class by taking their third defenseman, who also hails from Sweden. Below is a brief bio of each Flyers prospect...

NICOLAS AUBE-KUBEL (2ND ROUND - 48TH OVERALL)

DAY TWO
READ: Get to know forward Nicolas Aube-Kubel
WATCH: Aube-Kubel meets the Philly media
WATCH: Aube-Kubel 1 on 1 interview
WATCH: Fourth Round Pick -- Mark Friedman 1 on 1
READ: Get to know defenseman Mark Friedman

DAY ONE
READ: Greenberg - Why was Sanheim 17th?
READ: Sanheim's journey lands him in Philadelphia as a Flyer
WATCH: Travis Sanheim gets picked 17th overall by Ron Hextall
WATCH: Travis Sanheim 1-on-1 interview after selection
WATCH: Ron Hextall talks about why he picked Sanheim
WATCH: Sanheim meets the Philly media for the first time
READ: Full Press Release on Travis Sanheim
5th Round (138th overall)
Oskar Lindblom, LW, Brynas Jr. (Sweden)

6-0, 185 lbs

Born August 15, 1996 in Gävle, Sweden (age 17)

Ranked 23rd among European skaters by NHL Central Scouting… posted 33 points (13G, 20A) in 43 games for the Brynas second division team in 2013-14 before going on to score six goals and add an assist in seven playoff games… also appeared in four games for Brynas in the Swedish Hockey League.

6th Round (168th overall)
Radel Fazleev, C, Calgary (WHL)

5-11, 174 lbs

Born January 7, 1996 in Kazan, Russia (age 18)

Posted 25 points (5G, 20A) in 38 games as a rookie with Calgary, playing with Flyers first-round pick Travis Sanheim… also contributed seven points (3G, 4A) in six playoff games… represented Russia at the Under-18 World Junior Championships.

7th Round (198th overall)
Jesper Pettersson, D, Linkoping (Sweden)

5-8, 180 lbs

Born July 16, 1994 in Stockholm, Sweden (age 19)

Has played the last two seasons in the Swedish Hockey League with Linkoping, appearing in a total of 62 games… represented Sweden at the 2014 World Junior Championships, winning a silver medal.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 248 187 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 214 184 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 259 206 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 237 199 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 245 224 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 231 211 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 232 208 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 217 204 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 209 201 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 198 213 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 227 248 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 212 223 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 176 209 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 183 219 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 206 257 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 153 269 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Voracek 82 22 59 1 81
C. Giroux 81 25 48 -3 73
M. Streit 81 9 43 -8 52
W. Simmonds 75 28 22 -5 50
B. Schenn 82 18 29 -5 47
S. Couturier 82 15 22 4 37
M. Del Zotto 64 10 22 -5 32
M. Read 80 8 22 -4 30
M. Raffl 67 21 7 6 28
V. Lecavalier 57 8 12 -7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 18 18 11 .928 2.25
R. Emery 10 11 7 .894 3.06
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