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Ben Holmstrom | Center

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/9/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 202

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Ben Holmstrom is on waivers.
He played his first game in nearly nine months in Sunday's exhibition game after suffering a torn ACL on Dec. 8, 2012. Holmstrom has played in seven NHL matches in his career. Philadelphia also waived goaltender Yann Danis. Thu, Sep 19, 2013 03:56:00 PM

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Ben Holmstrom has agreed to a one-year, two-way contract extension with the Philadelphia Flyers.

Holmstrom will make $285,000 in the minors and $600,000 if he spends the 2013-14 campaign with the Philadelphia Flyers. He's out for the season after undergoing "ACL reconstruction" on his right knee.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 10:44:00 AM

Ben Holmstrom underwent "ACL reconstruction" on his right knee Thursday and he is expected to require 4-6 months of recovery time.

Holmstrom went scoreless in five appearances with the Flyers last season. He posted eight points and 29 penalty minutes in 22 games with AHL Adirondack in 2012-13 prior to heading to the sidelines.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 07:00:00 PM

Ben Holmstrom will have surgery on his knee Thursday, but a timetable for his return to Adirondack's lineup is unclear at this time.

"We won't know the significance and damage until the doctor gets in there," said Philadelphia GM Paul Holmgren. "He has a cartilage issue with that ACL that was repaired when he was 17. So, this is a re-injury of the same knee. We're hoping it's just stretched and they don't have to [fully repair] it." If his ACL is torn then he could be out for months.
Source: CSN Philly
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 11:59:00 AM

Ben Holmstrom will undergo surgery on his right knee and be out indefinitely.

The Adirondack captain injured his knee Dec. 8, but the extent of the injury is still unknown. He'll have surgery Dec. 20. The 25-year-old who played in five games with the Flyers last year had eight points and 29 penalty minutes this season.
Fri, Dec 14, 2012 09:34:00 AM

Philadelphia has loaned Ben Holmstrom to AHL Adirondack.

The move came after Zac Rinaldo was cleared to play from his neck injury. Holmstrom has gone pointless in five games with the Flyers this season.
Wed, Feb 1, 2012 03:29:00 PM

Ben Holmstrom has been called up by the Philadelphia Flyers.

Holmstrom has no points in four games with Philadelphia this season. At the AHL level, he has 24 points and 105 penalty minutes in 38 contests.
Mon, Jan 30, 2012 01:59:00 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have recalled Ben Holmstrom from their AHL affiliate, the Adirondack Phantoms.

Holmstrom has been called up in light of recent injuries to 48, 68 and 36 but will play a limited role with the team.
Sun, Jan 22, 2012 10:25:00 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have returned Ben Holmstrom to the AHL.

The Flyers sent Holmstrom and Tom Sestito down because of the expected returns of Sean Couturier (head) and Brayden Schenn (concussion) to the active roster. Holmstrom only played once in this call up and will return to Adirondack of the AHL where he had 16 goals and 58 penalty minutes in 25 games.
Sun, Dec 25, 2011 08:06:00 AM

Ben Holmstrom was called up by Philadelphia on Sunday.

He has posted 16 points and 58 penalty minutes in 25 games with AHL Adirondack this season. Holmstrom has seven PIMs and no points in three NHL appearances with the Flyers in his career.
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 08:12:00 AM

Ben Holmstrom has been loaned to AHL Adirondack.

His demotion could mean that Daniel Briere is ready to return from an upper-body injury on Thursday night. Holmstrom played only 4:57 of ice time in Wednesday's win over Buffalo.
Thu, Nov 3, 2011 04:25:00 PM

The Flyers recalled defenseman Ben Holmstrom from Adirondack of the AHL.

Holmstrom was recalled and Matt Walker was sent down to Adirondack, a move that frees up approximately $400,000 in cap space.
Tue, Nov 1, 2011 01:18:00 PM

Philadelphia has loaned Ben Holmstrom to AHL Adirondack.

Holmstrom played in his second career NHL game on Tuesday night against Ottawa before heading back down to the minors. He dropped the gloves with Chris Neil and posted a minus-1 rating in 10:03 of ice time in his most recent stint with the Flyers.
Wed, Apr 6, 2011 03:49:00 PM

Phialdelphia has recalled Ben Holmstrom from Adirondack.

The Flyers are expected to be without Blair Betts and Daniel Briere for Tuesday's contest in Ottawa as they both suffering from lower-body ailments. Holmstrom made his NHL debut on Mar. 3 against Toronto, but he hasn't played since.
Tue, Apr 5, 2011 08:43:00 AM

Ben Holmstrom made his NHL debut on Thursday.

Holmstrom played on a line with Blair Betts and Jody Shelley. He recorded five hits and was on the ice for 8:06 minutes.
Fri, Mar 4, 2011 11:22:00 AM

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