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03-01-2013, 11:29 AM
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Flyers sign Anthony Stolarz (London/OHL) and free agent RW Brandon Alderson to ELC

Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced that the club has signed 2012 2nd-round draft pick, goaltender Anthony Stolarz, of the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights and forward Brandon Alderson of the OHL's Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds.

Stolarz, was selected 45th overall in this past summer's NHL Entry Draft. The 6-foot-6, 220-pound goaltender is currently playing for the Knights after beginning the season with the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

With London, Stolarz has posted a 9-2-1 record with a 2.17 goals-against average and .926 save percentage in 14 appearances.

Alderson is an undrafted right wing who is in his fourth season in the OHL, spending his two seasons with the Sarnia Sting, before coming to the Soo Greyhounds.

This season he has posted career-high in goals (25), assists (32) and points (57), and ranks third on the team in scoring.
  • Shoots: Right
  • Height: 6.04"
  • Weight: 202
  • Birthdate: 1992-01-22
  • Hometown:Oakville, ON

Alderson signed by NHL's Philadelphia Flyers
The Soo Greyhounds Hockey Club is extremely pleased to announce that right-winger BRANDON ALDERSON has been signed to a 3-year entry-level contract by the NHL's Philadelphia Flyers earlier today.

“Obviously as an organization we are thrilled for Brandon. Particularly in the last number of months he has showed the consistency and production needed to earn a National Hockey League contract” began Hounds GM Kyle Dubas.

“As an organization it is our mandate to maximize each player’s potential both on and off the ice and in his time here, Brandon has been one of our best academic achievers and today is the culmination of his efforts on the ice in signing a contract with an organization as prestigious as the Philadelphia Flyers.”

The 21-year old Oakville, ON product was excited yet humble when contacted by
“I mean you can’t really describe the feeling of taking the next step of the childhood dream, and to be honest I don’t think it’s really sunk in yet especially with having two big games this weekend to focus on. Being signed by a NHL team is every kids dream and to finally have done that after 21 years it’s truly a great accomplishment and really a dream come true

” started Alderson.

“I think the Philadelphia Flyers organization has a great history and tradition which is an honor to be a part of. The Flyers are such an elite and respected organization around the NHL and its truly amazing feeling to be a part of that. You can just tell when you watch a Flyers game that the atmosphere and fan base is passionate there which is really exciting to see especially coming from a hockey town like the Soo” continued Alderson.

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