By David Strehle
NHL Hot Stove Managing Editor
With several roster spots hanging in the balance, the Flyers dropped a 2-1 decision to the Devils last night at Prudential Center in New Jersey. In finishing the preseason schedule with a 4-2-1 mark, questions still remain as to a couple of spots at forward, as well as who will be the team’s seventh defenseman.
Hartnell scores first period PP goal (Photo credit: Christopher Pasatieri / Getty Images)
Roster Definites – for the Moment
The roster will be cut to 23 players in the next couple of days – two goaltenders, 12 / 13 forwards, 7 / 8 defensemen. Here are the 21 players who, for the time being, would seem to have a roster spot locked up:
F – Scott Hartnell, Danny Briere, Jakub Voracek, James van Riemsdyk, Claude Giroux, Jaromir Jagr, Max Talbot, Matt Read, Wayne Simmonds, Jody Shelley (suspended), Blair Betts, Zac Rinaldo, Andreas Nodl (13)
D – Chris Pronger, Matt Carle, Kimmo Timonen, Braydon Coburn, Andre...