Flyers have 2020-21 season-opening lineup, but Shayne Gostisbehere still out

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Flyers have season-opening lineup, but still missing D-man originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

VOORHEES, N.J. — It sure looks like the Flyers have decided on their 13th forward and lineup for Wednesday night's regular-season opener against the Penguins.

On Tuesday at Virtua Center Flyers Skate Zone, the club had 23 players on the practice ice. The Flyers have to submit their 23-player roster and taxi squad of four to six players by 5 p.m. ET Tuesday.

More: Flyers announce roster, taxi squad and a new addition to leadership group

Morgan Frost was one of the 23 players and he was wearing a white jersey, an indication that the 21-year-old center will be the club's 13th forward to open the 2020-21 season. The other 22 players had on either an orange or black jersey.

Shayne Gostisbehere did not practice. He was out last Saturday and Sunday, listed as "unfit to play."

The Flyers on Monday placed Samuel Morin, Chris Bigras, Andy Andreoff, Tyler Wotherspoon, Alex Lyon, Nate Prosser and Derrick Pouliot on waivers. Those seven players cleared waivers Tuesday at noon ET.

Prosser practiced Tuesday but the Flyers won't carry him on the roster to open the season.

Here is the Flyers' taxi squad: Andreoff, Lyon, Prosser, Morin, Carsen Twarynski and Connor Bunnaman.

Here's how the Flyers looked in Tuesday's practice:

Forwards

Oskar Lindblom-Sean Couturier-Travis Konecny

Claude Giroux-Kevin Hayes-Joel Farabee

James van Riemsdyk-Nolan Patrick-Jakub Voracek

Michael Raffl-Scott Laughton-Nicolas Aube-Kubel

Morgan Frost

Defensemen

Ivan Provorov-Justin Braun

Travis Sanheim-Philippe Myers

Robert Hagg-Erik Gustafsson

Mark Friedman-Nate Prosser

Goalies

Carter Hart

Brian Elliott

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