Flyers Draft

Flyers trade for another second-rounder, grab big, righty-shot D-man

The Flyers dealt their 2024 third-rounder and a 2025 third-rounder to grab the 59th overall pick

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The Flyers traded up for another second-round pick at the 2024 NHL draft Saturday and grabbed Spencer Gill, a 6-foot-4 Canadian defenseman.

To take Gill at 59th overall, the Flyers moved their 2024 third-round pick (No. 77 overall) and the 2025 third-rounder they acquired Friday night to the Predators.

A little earlier in the second round, the Flyers took Swedish center Jack Berglund.

For the QMJHL's Rimouski Oceanic, Gill had 46 points (12 goals, 34 assists) and a plus-8 rating in 65 games this season. The 186-pound righty shot then added five assists over five playoff games.

Similar to the Flyers' first-round pick Jett Luchanko, Gill doesn't turn 18 years old until August.

TSN's Bob McKenzie reported that at least one NHL scout considered Gill as a first-round prospect. TSN's Craig Button considered him the 51st-best player in the draft, while NHL Central Scouting had him as the 29th-ranked North American skater. rated him at No. 68 overall.

Gill was one of two defensemen the Flyers selected in this draft. They took Austin Moline, another 6-foot-4, righty shot, in the seventh round.

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Spencer Gill
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