Philadelphia Flyers prospect Tyson Foerster is among 35 players invited to participate in a rookie showcase next month.
Foerster will be part of the group that includes Blackhawks first overall pick Connor Bedard, second overall pick Leo Carlsson (Anaheim) and third overall pick Adam Fantilli (Columbus) at the event hosted by the players’ association and Upper Deck.
Rookies and top prospects were invited to attend the Sept. 5 event at the MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. Foerster was the only Flyer invited.
Foerster was the Flyers’ 2020 first-round pick, the 23rd player selected overall. He is expected to seriously challenge for a roster spot and regular ice-time coming out of training camp. He scored three goals and four assists in eight Flyers’ games last season.
Upper Deck, the official trading card partner of the NHL and players’ association, uses the showcase to take photographs and shoot videos of the players in their official NHL uniforms.
Upper Deck also will use the photos and videos for officially licensed rookie trading cards and other promotional materials.
Players Scheduled to Attend:
- Owen Beck (Canadiens)
- Connor Bedard (Blackhawks)
- Zachary Bolduc (Blues)
- Tyler Boucher (Senators)
- Xavier Bourgault (Oilers)
- Leo Carlsson (Ducks)
- Logan Cooley (Coyotes)
- Matthew Coronato (Flames)
- Sebastian Cossa (Red Wings)
- Will Cuylle (Rangers)
- Zach Dean (Blues)
- William Dufour (Islanders)
- Luke Evangelista (Predators)
- Ryker Evans (Kraken)
- Brock Faber (Wild)
- Adam Fantilli (Blue Jackets)
- Sean Farrell (Canadiens)
- Tyson Foerster (Flyers)
- Conor Geekie (Coyotes)
- Ridly Greig (Senators)
- Vincent Iorio (Capitals)
- Tye Kartye (Kraken)
- Marco Kasper (Red Wings)
- Matthew Knies (Maple Leafs)
- Kevin Korchinski (Blackhawks)
- Denton Mateychuk (Blue Jackets)
- Filip Mesar (Canadiens)
- Pavel Mintyukov (Ducks)
- Brennan Othmann (Rangers)
- Matthew Savoie (Sabres)
- Logan Stankoven (Stars)
- Stanislav Svozil (Blue Jackets)
- Jesper Wallstedt (Wild)
- Ozzy Wiesblatt (Sharks)
- Dustin Wolf (Flames)
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