ROUNDING UP THE FLYERS 2014 DRAFT PICKS

1st ROUND (17th overall)
TRAVIS SANHEIM

Defenseman
Hometown: Elkhorn, Manitoba
Age: 18
Height: 6-3
Weight: 181
2013-14 league: Western Hockey League
2013-14 stats: 5 goals, 29 points, 14 PIM, plus-25 in 67 games for Calgary Hitmen.
Central Scouting ranking: 53rd best North American skater
The skinny: Named top defenseman at the 2014 World Under 18 Championships in Finland. … Has a left-handed shot.

2nD ROUND (48th overall)
NICOLAS AUBE-KUBEL (photo above with Flyers GM Ron Hextall)

Right wing
Hometown: Sorel, Quebec
Age: 18
Height: 5-11
Weight: 190
2013-14 league: Quebec Major Junior Hockey League
2013-14 stats: 22 goals, 53 points, 61 PIM, minus-1 in 65 games for Val d’Or Foreurs.
Central Scouting ranking: 40th best North American skater.
The skinny: Aube-Kubel’s agent is Phil Lecavalier, brother of Flyers center Vincent Lecavalier. … Compares his game to Ottawa Senators center Kyle Turris.
3RD ROUND (86th overall)

MARK FRIEDMAN
Defenseman
Hometown: Toronto
Age: 17 (18 on Aug. 15).
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Central Scouting ranking: 124th best North American skater.
2013-14 league: USHL
2013-14 stats: 10 goals, 40 points, 30 PIM in 51 games for Waterloo Black Hawks.
The skinny: Will play US college hockey next season at Bowling Green State. … Drafted with pick acquired from Boston in last March’s Andrej Meszaros trade. … Offensive defenseman with right-handed shot. … Compares his game to Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya.
5TH ROUND (138th overall)

OSKAR LINDBLOM
Left wing
Hometown: Gavle, Sweden
Age: 17 (18 on Aug. 15)
Height: 6-2
Weight: 185
Central Scouting ranking: 23rd best European skater.
2013-14 league: SuperElit & Swedish Hockey League
2013-14 stats: 13 goals, 33 points in 43 games for Bynas J20 in SuperElit, 0 points in 4 games for Bynas in Swedish Hockey League.
The skinny: Had six goals in seven games in the Swedish U-20 SuperElit playoffs and had three goals and six points for Sweden at the Under 18 World Championships.

 

6TH ROUND (168th overall)

RADEL FAZLEEV
Left wing
Hometown: Kazan, Russia
Age: 18
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
2013-14 league: Western Hockey League
2013-14 stats: 5 goals, 25 points, 12 PIM, plus-1 in 38 games.
Central Scouting ranking: 121st best North American skater.
The skinny: Teammate in junior to Flyers’ first-round pick Travis Sanheim. … Selected by Hitmen 52nd overall in 2013 CHL Import Draft. … Selected ninth overall by Ak Bars Kazan in first round of the 2013. … Had three goals and seven points in six playoff games.
7TH ROUND

JESPER PETTERSSON
Defenseman
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
Age: 19 (20 on July 16)
Height: 5-8
Weight: 187
Central Scouting ranking: Unranked among top 140 European skaters after being ranked 72nd in its midseason rankings.
2013-14 league: SuperElit & Swedish Hockey League
2013-14 stats: 2 goals, 6 points and 29 PIM in 7 SuperElit games for Linkopings and 1 assist, 30 PIM, minus-8 in 48 games for Linkopings HC
The skinny: Was eligible for the draft for the third time after being passed over the last two seasons. … Played for Sweden in World Juniors this year and was suspended for a game after leaving the penalty box to join a fight in a game against Russia.

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