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By Kevin Durso, Sports Talk Philly editor
After three days on the ice honing skills and working on drills, it’s time for the Flyers rookies to take the ice for a game.
The conclusion of Rookie Camp is upon us, as the Flyers prospects will take on the Islanders prospects in a game on Wednesday night at PPL Center in Allentown at 7 p.m.
The Flyers are expected to dress 15 forwards, eight defensemen and two goaltenders for the game. The forwards will be headlined by the top line of Morgan Frost, Joel Farabee and Isaac Ratcliffe. All three have been standouts in camp. Phil Myers headlines the defensive group and is expected to be paired with Egor Zamula, who has also had a strong camp. Goaltending duties for the game will be split between Felix Sandstrom and Kirill Ustimenko with Sandstrom getting the start.
The Flyers expected line combinations, based on camp sessions and the announced roster, are as follows:
Isaac Ratcliffe-Morgan Frost-Joel FarabeeMaksim Sushko-German Rubtsov-Pascal LabergeMax Golod-Mikhail Vorobyev-David KaseMatthew Strome-Mika Cyr-Egor Serdyuk
Egor Zamula-Phil MyersMason Millman-Robert MichelWyatte Wylie-Sean ComrieJosh Couturier
Felix SandstromKirill Ustimenko
The Islanders Rookie Camp roster is as follows:
The Islanders playing roster will be announced closer to game time, but it is expected that Carpenter, Holmstrom and Wilde will not play. All three have not skated during Rookie Camp.
The game will be televised on NBC Sports Philadelphia+.