By Steve Kelly

The Flyers open the 2018-19 regular season tomorrow night in Vegas against the Stanley Cup finalist Golden Knights, but first they did some housecleaning:

They loaned forward Taylor Leier to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, placed goaltender Michal Neuvirth on injured reserve and goaltender Calvin Pickard on non-roster status.

Here’s their 23-man opening day roster:

FORWARDS (14)

11 – Travis Konecny RW
12 – Michael Raffl LW
14 – Sean Couturier C
15 – Jori Lehtera C/LW
17 – Wayne Simmonds RW
19 – Nolan Patrick C
21 – Scott Laughton C
22 – Dale Weise RW
23 – Oskar Lindblom LW
24 – Mikhail Vorobyev C
25 – James van Riemsdyk LW   
28 – Claude Giroux LW
40 – Jordan Weal C/RW
93 – Jakub Voracek RW

DEFENSEMEN (7)

3 – Radko Gudas
6 – Travis Sanheim
8 – Robert Hagg
9 – Ivan Provorov
26 – Christian Folin
47 – Andrew MacDonald
53 – Shayne Gostisbehere

GOALTENDERS (2)

37 – Brian Elliott
41 – Anthony Stolarz

INJURED (5)

5 – Samuel Morin 
30 – Michal Neuvirth 
34 – Alex Lyon 
38 – Corban Knight
75 – Pascal Laberge

NON ROSTER (1)

33 – Calvin Pickard