Flyers' prospects bond with special-needs kids
Although they have yet to suit up for the Philadelphia Flyers, promising prospects Sam Morin and Anthony Stolarz joined defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere in bring a smile to the face of several of their fans on Wednesday.
Along with former Flyer Bob "Hound" Kelly, the trio participated in a street-hockey clinic with 40 at-risk and special-needs individuals, ranging from 8-to-50 years old. The participants practiced shooting, passing and stickhandling drills as the rink at the Wells Fargo Center was transformed into a street-hockey court.
Sam Morin assists youngsters and adults during a street-hockey clinic Wed. Morin will be at the Flyers' Sept. camp. pic.twitter.com/E56PLdWXUM— Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) August 19, 2015
"I love being with those kids, and they were pretty good," defenseman Morin told Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer. "To put a smile on their faces is always fun."
Morin is the 11th overall selection of the 2013 draft and Stolarz, a goaltender, is a second-round pick of the 2012 draft. Gostisbehere, who was a third-round pick of the 2012 draft, played in two games for the Flyers last season.