Flyers’ top prospects to attend development camp

Flyers' first-round draft pick Jett Luchanko.

      VOORHEES, N.J. – Flyers fans were able to see, listen to and read about some of the team’s brightest prospects from coverage of this past weekend’s 2024 NHL Draft in Las Vegas.

      Now those followers will get an in-person chance to see them perform when the Flyers open their development camp on Tuesday at the Flyers Training Center.

      The camp will hold sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday and is open to the public with the exception of Thursday, the July 4 holiday. All sessions are free and open to the public.

      Flyers director of player development, Riley Armstrong, and assistant director of player development, Nick Schultz, along with Lehigh Valley Phantoms coaches will lead the on-ice sessions.

      The camp will conclude with a five-on-five scrimmage on Saturday, July 6 at 6:00 p.m. that is also free and open to the public.

      A total of 39 players are expected to attend development camp and will be split into two teams: Team Briere and Team Jones. Six out of seven Flyers draftees from the 2024 NHL Draft, including Jett Luchanko (13th overall) are scheduled to attend.

      Some of the other notables scheduled at the camp include:

      >FORWARDS: Jack Berglund (second round pick, 2024); Denver Barkey (third round, 2023); Devin Kaplan (third round, 2022) and Cole Knuble (fourth round, 2023). Cole is the son of former Flyer great Mike Knuble.

      >DEFENSEMEN: Oliver Bonk (first round, 2023); Spencer Gill (second round, 2024); Austin Moline (seventh round, 2024); Hunter McDonald (sixth round, 2022).

      >GOALTENDERS: Carson Bjarnason (second round, 2023)


      The camp schedule:

      >Tuesday: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

      >Wednesday: 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

      >Friday: 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

      >Saturday: 6 p.m. (5-on-5 scrimmage)


     Short shots: Flyers prospects will participate in an on-ice clinic and off-ice activities with Ed Snider Youth Hockey & Education students while learning about the legacy of the team’s founder, Ed Snider, on Tuesday, July 2 from 3:30-5:00 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania’s Class of 1923 Arena. . .Philadelphia will host a Flyers Fan Fest Saturday, July 6 at the Flyers Training Center from 3-5:30 p.m. The players will participate in an autograph session from 4-5 p.m. before taking the ice for the 5-on-5 scrimmage
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