On June 22-23 The NHL had its annual Draft, the draft took place at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh PA, The Philadelphia Flyers made a lot of Noise during the draft in making two trades in trading away James van Riemsdyk to Toronto for Luke Schenn also traded goalie Sergei Bobrovsky to Blue Jackets for 3 draft Picks #45 in second round of 2012 draft, pick #117 in fourth round of 2012 draft & fourth round in 2013, and at the same time drafting news players to the franchise. Flyers took Scott Laughton with their first round pick; in the second round the Flyers drafted Goalie Anthony Stolarz. Below is the Twitter Interview I did with Second round Pick Anthony Stolarz on June 25, 2012:
1. What was your Reaction in being drafted by Flyers?Anthony- I’m so excited to be apart of the Flyers organization. It’s close to home and they have a great tradition
2. What is your take about Flyers Starting Goalie Ilya Bryzgalov?
Anthony- I want to meet Bryz and just talk to him about goaltending and whatnot, He seems like a very good person who I can learn a lot from
3. What do you know about the Flyers Rivalry with the Rangers, Penguins & Bruins?
Anthony- Not much just the passionate fans, really care about their Flyers and hate all other teams haha
4. What is your Message to the Flyers Fans?
Anthony- I’m proud to be a Flyer and I’m going to do my best to contribute to the Flyers organization. Thank you for your support!
5. What current/past goalie does your playing style best represents?
Anthony- Nashville Predators Pekka Rinne & Phoenix Coyotes Mike Smith
6. What is one thing you want to ask Flyers Hall of Fame Goalie Bernie Parent?
Anthony- What was it like playing back in the 70s, especially as a goalie with such small equipment