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Flyers announce 2012-2013 roster

With only 24 hours until the puck drops on the 2012-2013 season, the Philadelphia Flyers have announced their roster. The biggest surprise comes in the form of 18 year old first round draft pick Scott Laughton who will begin the year with the big club. The modified contract slide rules for this shortened season will allow him to play five games before “burning” a year on his entry-level contract. Whether or not he will stay beyond those five games is unknown. However, when faced with the same situation last season, Sean Couturier ended up staying with the team all season. …