PHILLIES FINALIZE OPENING DAY ROSTER and Flyers acquired 6-4, 205-lb defenseman Kent Huskins

Saturday, March 30, 2013
            The Phillies have finalized their Opening Day roster for the 2013 regular season.
club made the following transactions today: catcher Humberto Quintero
had his contract selected; infielder Pete Orr, catcher Steven Lerud and
right-hander Zach Miner were reassigned to the minor leagues;
right-hander Michael Stutes was optioned to the minor leagues;
outfielder Delmon Young was placed on the major league disabled list,
retroactive to March 22 (right ankle surgery).
            The Opening Day roster includes 12 pitchers, two catchers, six infielders and five outfielders.
(12): Right-handers Mike Adams, Phillippe Aumont, Chad Durbin, Roy
Halladay, Kyle Kendrick, Jonathan Papelbon, and left-handers Antonio
Bastardo, Cole Hamels, John Lannan, Cliff Lee, Jeremy Horst and Raúl
            Catchers (2): Erik Kratz and Humberto Quintero.
Infielders (6): Kevin Frandsen, Freddy Galvis, Ryan Howard, Jimmy Rollins, Chase Utley and Michael Young.
            Outfielders (5): Domonic Brown, Ender Inciarte, John Mayberry Jr., Laynce Nix and Ben Revere.

            The Phillies are at 40 players on their 40-man roster.

The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired 6-4, 205-lb defenseman Kent Huskins
from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft,
according to general manager Paul Holmgren.


Huskins, 33 (5/4/1979), played in 11 games for the Red Wings this
season, as well as two games with the Norfolk Admirals of the American
Hockey League.  Huskins has appeared in 310 NHL games for Detroit, St.
Louis, San Jose and Anaheim over parts of seven
NHL seasons, scoring 13 goals and adding 54 assists for 67 points.


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