• Ex-Flyer Lauridsen Bound For Sweden

    News: Oliver Lauridsen signed a one-year contract Wednesday with Frolunda of the Swedish Hockey League.
    Analysis: The 26-year-old Oliver Lauridsen had appeared in 16 games with the Flyers across the last three seasons, including one in 2014-15, but it became clear that the unrestricted free agent wasn't valued highly with an influx of well-regarded defensive prospects coming up the pipeline. As a result, the 6-foot-6 rearguard elected to head over to Europe, where he'll attempt to bring up his stock in an attempt to return to North America next summer.
  • Flyers' Lauridsen Sent Down To AHL

    News: Oliver Lauridsen was sent down to AHL Lehigh Valley on Saturday, Randy Miller of NJ.com reports.
    Analysis: Oliver Lauridsen was called up earlier on Saturday and logged just over 10 minutes on the ice against San Jose. Mark Alt and Jason Akeson were also sent down to the AHL.
  • Flyers Bring Up Lauridsen From Minors

    News: Oliver Lauridsen was recalled from AHL Lehigh Valley on Saturday, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia reports.
    Analysis: With blueliners Mark Streit and Carlo Colaiacovo both experiencing flu-like symptoms Saturday morning, Oliver Lauridsen and Mark Alt were brought aboard from the minors, and both are expected to enter the lineup. The 26-year-old Lauridsen, who has six points and 128 PIM in 64 games with Lehigh Valley this season, hasn't appeared at the NHL level since the 2012-13 lockout year.
  • Flyers' Lauridsen Sent To Minors

    News: Oliver Lauridsen was reassigned to AHL Lehigh Valley on Wednesday, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
    Analysis: The Flyers brought Oliver Lauridsen aboard ahead of Tuesday's game against the Penguins, after blueliners Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo were nursing injuries. Colaiacovo would end up suiting up for Tuesday's game, relegating Lauridsen to the press box as a healthy scratch. With the Flyers now off the schedule until after the All-Star break, Lauridsen will head back to the AHL for more ice time.
  • Flyers' Lauridsen Recalled From AHL

    News: Oliver Lauridsen was recalled from AHL Lehigh Valley on Monday.
    Analysis: It's the first call up for Oliver Lauridsen since the 2012-13 season, when he appeared in 15 NHL games. The 6-6, 220-pounder has played 38 games for Lehigh Valley, tallying a pair of goals, three assists and 73 PIM.