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Quick Hits: Draft Week, Niskanen and More

June 17, 2019, 7:31 PM ET [149 Comments]
Bill Meltzer
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Quick Hits: June 17, 2019

1) This week on the Flyers official website, we have a countdown to the 2019 NHL Draft with preview articles on Monday through Thursday and a first-round mock Draft on Friday. Up first, a look at how the Draft-eligible crop from the WHL, OHL and QMJHL shapes up, with a special mention for BCHL standout Alex Newhook as well. Coming tomorrow: A look at the USNTDP products available this year.

2) Yesterday, we took an in-depth look at the Matt Niskanen acquisition, with a look at the primary skill sets, intangibles and potential for a bounceback season that the 32-year-old blueliner brings to the table. For more, click here.

3) June 17 Flyers Alumni birthdays: Max Ouellet (1981), Brent Hughes (1943), George Pesut (1953).

4) The 2019 Flyers Alumni Golf Tournament will take place at Dupont Country Club in Wilmington on June 27. The full list of attending Flyers Alumni -- including a few first-time participants -- is as follows: Brad Marsh, Paul Holmgren, Bob Kelly, Frank Bathe, Brian Propp, Terry Carkner, Al Secord, Lindsay Carson, Al Hill, Joe Watson, Bob Clarke, Jesse Boulerice, Bernie Parent, Adam Hall, Mike Knuble, Dave Brown, Neil Little, Doug Crossman, Scott Daniels, Mitch Lamoureux, Daryl Stanley, Orest Kindrachuk, Ross Fitzpatrick, Bill Clement, Len Hachborn, Don Saleski, Reggie Leach, Barry Dean, Keith Jones, Neil Little, Barry Dean, Bill Barber, John LeClair, Dave Poulin, Todd Fedoruk, Gilbert Dionne, Jim Watson, Danny Briere, Willie Brossart, Michel Belhumeur, Rich Sutter, Tim Kerr, Riley Cote, Chris Therien, Brian Boucher, Mark Freer, Larry Goodenough, Ron Sutter, Phil Myre, Nicklas Grossmann, and Ed Hospodar.

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