Konecny Case

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Travis Konecny and Ivan Provorov have both made the Philadelphia Flyers opening day roster and General Manger Ron Hextall believes it will be for the entire season. Some speculated Konecny would get a 9 game audition with the flyers due to Bryaden Scheen’s 3 game suspension. Ron Hextall has said he doesn’t believe in the 9 game auditions. So expect both to be with the Flyers all season. Konecny lead the Flyers in preseason scoring with 3 goals 3 Assists for 6 points in 6 games. Konecny has found chemistry on the second line with Jackub Voracek and Sean Couturier and is expected to start the season on the second line with Voracek and Couturier. Ivan Provorov averaged the highest ice time of any flyers player this preseason averaging 23:51 minutes per game. Provorov played in 6 games collecting 2 assists and was a +2. Provorov has impressed the Flyers with his calm play and he’s hockey smarts. …show more content…

I mean to see young guys do plays like they do, it’s pretty impressive,” Giroux said. “TK’s speed backs off a lot of D because he’s pretty fast and he’s shifty. And Provy, he’s a really smart defenseman. He holds the pucks and he does plays out there and you’ve got to shake your head because it’s pretty impressive. This is the first time in Flyers history two nineteen year olds will make Flyers opening day

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