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With training camp about to get underway, the competition for roster spots will start heating up from the start. It’s no secret where the biggest opening is.
The Flyers still have a need for a third-line winger. It’s too early to even know who else will be part of that line, though it is assumed that Nolan Patrick will be the center and a winger like James van Riemsdyk or Oskar Lindblom could line up on the left side.
With the opening being one of the focal points of camp, let’s break down the competition.
The third-line winger competition can really be broken into three categories: prospects vying for the spot, players already with the team that could move up, and veteran newcomers added in the offseason.