Philadelphia Flyers: Previewing positional training camp battles

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With the opening of training camp set to begin, the Philadelphia Flyers front office will have their eyes on a number of young players throughout the preseason, leading to some interesting and potentially exciting roster decisions.

The 2018-2019 NHL season is upon us, which means that training camp is just days away. The Philadelphia Flyers have already begun their rookie training camps, and several players stood out such as Mikhail Vorobyev, Morgan Frost, and Oskar Lindblom.

NHL training camps almost always feature a bevy of storylines for the fans and beat writers to sink their teeth into while they constantly refresh their Twitter feed, hoping for an update that leads to a revealing roster move or intriguing quote from the coach or general manager. It’s an exciting time for the fans as they watch in anticipation for their favorite hockey team to take it’s newest, and hopefully, most optimal form to date.

This Philadelphia Flyers team will have no shortage of training camp battles this year, as several young players will be jockeying for positions on the team. In some of those cases, a young player will have to beat out a veteran, creating an additional roster move that may need to be made by Ron Hextall.

Let’s take a look at some of the more prominent camp battles that fans should be paying attention to during the preseason.