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10-03-2011, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by BleedOrange View Post
One of those players that could be considered “on the bubble” is forward Brayden Schenn, who has been out of the lineup due to an upper-body injury. Despite his lack of practice or game time with the team, Flyers management doesn’t see that as a deterrent on their evaluation of Schenn.

“We know what he’s done, we know what he’s capable of doing,” said Flyers GM Paul Holmgren. “I think more for Brayden’s own confidence it would’ve been nice to get in another game or two. I don’t think it really matters to us.”

When asked if he thinks the 20-year-old is ready for a full season in the NHL, Holmgren’s answer was simple.

“I believe he is.”
Of course "ready" doesn't mean "yes." I'm on the same page as you, I think he'll be sent down to the AHL to start the season and will come up for injuries.

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