As a whole, the four-game road trip to open the season for the Flyers was a modestly successful one, with two wins and strong performances in all four games.

The Flyers carried three rookie defensemen on the roster for the trip, but there was a common thread to all four games. Sam Morin watched them from the press box.

The 2013 first-round pick was sent back to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms on Wednesday, but isn't letting the demotion hurt his confidence.

Kevin Durso is Flyers editor for SportsTalkPhilly.com. Follow him on Twitter @Kevin_Durso.