Travis Konecny, a 22-year-old centre, was drafted 24th oerall and has played in 233 games with 59 goals and 65 assists for 124 points with a +11 rating and averaging 14:47 on the ice per game. He is an extremely aggressive and competitive player, with 135 PIMs in his 3 seasons. Over his career, Konecny has an averaged Corsi For of 49.9%.
The Flyers also have Ivan Provorov, a 22-year-old defenseman, drafted 7th overall and has played in 246 NHL games with 30 goals and 67 assists for 97 points over 3 seasons with a -6 rating and averaging 23:45 on the ice per game. Provorov is a talented, reliable young defenseman but can learn to fight back a bit more on the ice.
They’re good young players and we expect to have them signed and ready to go as soon as we can… Right now, the landscape league-wide is murky, and I think things will start to clear up in the next few weeks. At this point, I’m not concerned. This has been the trend the last few years.” (x)
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