Flyers recall Morin, the 11th overall pick in 2013


The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled defenseman Sam Morin, the 11th overall pick in the 2013 draft.

Morin could make his NHL debut tonight in New Jersey. The 21-year-old has spent two seasons in the AHL. He has three goals, 12 assists, and 120 PIM in 68 games for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms this season.

The Flyers have a couple of pending unrestricted free agents on their back end in Michael Del Zotto and Nick Schultz. They also traded Mark Streit at the deadline.

In other words, there’s a spot for Morin next season, as long as he’s up to the task.


Forward Mike Vecchione will also make his NHL debut tonight, skating on a line with Colin McDonald and Pierre-Edouard Bellemare.

Vecchione, the Hobey Baker finalist out of Union College, signed with the Flyers last week.

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