*We learned late yesterday afternoon that the Antoine Roussel dream is dead. Please care for yourselves in these trying times.
Flyers announce they've released Antoine Roussel from his PTO.— Charlie O'Connor (@charlieo_conn) September 29, 2022
Shame he's not the player he once was, apparently. But he was pretty unimpressive in his limited game action in the early part of camp. Pretty easy decision to make.
Artem Anisimov remains at camp on a PTO, for now.
*Anyhoo, you may have noticed that the Flyers, who couldn’t score goals last year, still can’t score goals. [Inquirer]
*Over the course of this first half of the preseason it seems like lines and pairs are starting to coalesce. [BSH]
*New Assistant Coach Brad Shaw is excited by the prospect of a good D. ... that makes two of us. It’s Friday baby! [NBC Sports Philly]
*Charlie’s got a mid-preseason stock report. Not a ton of “up” but there’s some! [The Athletic]
*Meltzer also has a rundown of Camp, Week 1. [Flyers]
*While we’re talking assessments, we drew up some over/unders for you to have fun with ahead of the season. [BSH]
*Just when you think no one can top the Flyers in terms of baffling choices, apparently the Maple Leafs are going to play Mitch Marner on defense. Wild stuff. [Sportsnet]
*The fine folks over at Charlie’s website have offered you another opportunity to vent about how you feel about the Flyers right now. Might as well take it. [The Athletic]
*And finally, we’ve got a brand new BSH Radio! And with some actual hockey to get into, it’s a pretty enjoyable show. [BSH]