Off the Post: Flyers Defeat Sabres on Tuesday, Locker Room Comments – On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 in Philadelphia, two players made their new team debuts after being traded at this year’s deadline. Brandon Montour of the Sabres, and Ryan Hartman of the Flyers. After the game, Montour and Hartman spoke with Russ Cohen.
Off the Post: Flyers Defeat Sabres on Tuesday, Locker Room Comments – Brandon Montour Player Profile
Brandon Montour was born in Ohsweken, Ontario in 1994. Montour is of Mohawk decent, and grew up in a village inside the reserve of Six Nations of the Grand River. Six Nations is known to have the greatest number of people among all First Nations in Canada. Montour played in the USHL with the Waterloo Blackhawks. He would attend the University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Montour would go on to be Amerst’s highest NHL draft pick in school history.
Anaheim would select Montour with the 55th overall pick in the 2014 NHL entry draft. He would spend two and a half seasons with the Ducks before being traded to Buffalo on February 24th. Before the trade, Montour led all Anaheim defensemen with 25 points through 62 games. Collectors can find Brandon Montour’s rookie cards in 2016-17 Upper Deck Hockey products. Look for his Young Guns rookie card in 2016-17 Series 2.
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Off the Post: Flyers Defeat Sabres on Tuesday, Locker Room Comments – Ryan Hartman Player Profile
Ryan Hartman was born in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina in 1994. He was raised in West Dundee, Illinois and grew up a Blackhawks fan. He would play youth hockey for the Schaumburg Kings and Crystal Lake Leafs, before joining Chicago Mission and Team Illinois. In 2012-13, he joined the Plymouth Whalers of the OHL. Hartman earned a top prospect rating in the OHL, and would be drafted by Chicago with the 30th overall pick in the 2013 NHL entry draft.
Hartman would make his NHL debut with the Blackhawks on February 13th, 2015, but didn’t see regular time with Chicago until the 2016-17 season. He scored his first NHL goal in the 2016 opener against the St. Louis Blues. He would score his first hat trick on January 8th, 2017 against the Nashville Predators. Hartman would eventually be traded to Nashville on February 26th, 2018. He would play in 85 games for Nashville from 2017 to 2019 before being traded to Philadelphia on February 25th, 2019.
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100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters
100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die
“Strike Three!” – A Player’s Journey through the Infamous Baseball Strike of 1994
The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior
The Philadelphia Flyers: Images of Sports
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