By Mary Cunningham

The Flyers have announced their list of protected players for the 2017 expansion draft:

FORWARDS (7)

Sean Couturier
Valtteri Filppula
Claude Giroux
Scott Laughton
Brayden Schenn
Wayne Simmonds
Jakub Voracek

DEFENSEMEN (3)

Shayne Gostisbehere
Radko Gudas
Brandon Manning

GOALTENDER (1)

Anthony Stolarz (above)

The Vegas Golden Knights have 72 hours to simultaneously submit its selections to the NHL  and the NHLPA with 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday as the deadline.