FLYERS SIGN DRAFTEES MARTIN FROST AND ISAAC RATCLIFFE

By Mary Cunningham

The Flyers have signed 2017 draft picks Morgan Frost and Isaac Ratcliffe to entry-level contracts.

Frost was selected in the first round (27th overall) and Ratcliffe in the second round (35th overall).

MORGAN FROST

POSITION: Center
DRAFTED: 2017, 1st Round (27th overall)
JUNIOR TEAM: Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, OHL
BIRTHDATE: May 14, 1999
BIRTHPLACE: Aurora, Ontario
VITALS: 5’11”, 173 pounds
SHOOTS: Left

* The 27th overall pick used to select Frost was acquired by the Flyers, along with center Jori Lehtera and a conditional 1st round pick in 2018, from the St. Louis Blues in exchange for forward Brayden Schenn.

* Frost recorded 20 goals and 42 assists for 62 points in 67 games for Sault Ste. Marie in his second season with the club.

* His 62 points finished fourth on the Greyhounds in scoring and were a 35-point improvement from his rookie season, where he posted 27 points (7g-20a) in 65 games.

* During the 2016-17 regular season, he helped the Greyhounds to a 48-16-3-1 record and a first-place finish in the West Division… He scored eight points (2g-6a) in 11 playoff games, which finished third on the team in scoring.

ISAAC RATCLIFFE

POSITION: Left Wing
DRAFTED: 2017, 2nd Round (35th Overall)
JUNIOR TEAM: Guelph Storm, OHL
BORN: February 15, 1999
HOMETOWN: London, Ontario
VITALS: 6’6″, 200 pounds
SHOOTS: Left

* The 35th overall pick used to select Ratcliffe was acquired by the Flyers in a draft-day trade from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for the club’s 44th, 75th and 108th pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.

* Ratcliffe recorded 28 goals and 54 points in 67 games for Guelph during the 2016-17 season, his second year in the OHL… For his efforts he was the recipient of the Storm’s Most Improved Player.

* He also played in the 2017 Sherwin-Williams CHL/NHL Top Prospects Game, where he scored a goal to help lead ‘Team Cherry’ to a 7-5 victory.

* Ratcliffe has represented Canada internationally at the Under-18 World Championships in 2017, tallying a pair of goals in five games.

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