Flyers Select G Samuel Ersson with 143rd Overall Pick
In the first round, it was forwards. In the second and fourth rounds, it was defensemen. Another defenseman was taken with the first pick of the fifth round. The Flyers changed it up with their second pick of the fifth round, adding another piece to their growing group of netminders.
With the 143rd overall pick, the Flyers selected goalie Samuel Ersson.
Ersson played most of last season with the Brynas IF Junior team, posting a 2.53 GAA and .920 save percentage in 40 games. Ersson is 6'2", 176 pounds and joins Felix Sandstrom among Swedish goalies in the Flyers system.
The Flyers are back on the clock in the sixth round with the 174th overall pick.