Flyers recall Jason Akeson


Forward Jason Akeson has been recalled from the American Hockey League’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms the Flyers announced Saturday.

Akeson started the 2014-15 season with the Flyers registering six penalty minutes and a minus-1 rating while averaging 7:37 in ice time in 12 games.

The 24-year-old appeared in 19 games with the Phantoms scoring eight goals and 17 points to go along with a minus-1 rating.

In 14 career NHL games, all with the Flyers, Akeson has a goal and an assist to go along with six penalty minutes.

The Flyers visit the Buffalo Sabres tonight for the first of three meetings this season.