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Brandon Manning | Defenseman | #23

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 6/4/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 205

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Brandon Manning scored his first goal of the season Saturday.
Manning thought he had scored his first on Thursday but the goal was waved off. Nevertheless, he scored Saturday and added an assist to give him three points this season. Oct 29 - 8:48 AM

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The Philadelphia Flyers have made Brandon Manning their lone healthy scratch for their afternoon tilt against the Edmonton Oilers.

Joining Manning in the press box will be Jordan Weal and Taylor Leier who are both battling their respective injuries.
Oct 21 - 12:41 PM

Brandon Manning (back) hopes to be 100 percent by the time the regular season begins.

"It's taken longer than I thought," said Manning, who had back surgery in late April. "It was probably one of the toughest summers I've ever had. Not (only) physically, but mentally because every time I tried to get into it, something flared up and I wouldn't feel right. From that aspect, it was really tough. I'm still dealing with it on a day-to-day basis." He resumed skating in mid-August and will play Wednesday night in preseason action against the Islanders.
Sep 20 - 4:13 PM

Brandon Manning has undergone minor disc surgery in his back.

We don't have a timetable for Manning's recovery, but given that the procedure has been termed as minor, we imagine he'll be fine for training camp. He finished the 2016-17 campaign with 12 points and 83 penalty minutes in 65 games.
Apr 13 - 1:42 PM

Brandon Manning will be scratched for the season finale on Sunday against Carolina.

His season ends at 65 games and having posted three goals and 12 points along with 79 blocks, 83 PIMs and 121 hits.
Apr 9 - 4:42 PM

Brandon Manning (upper body) returned to action on Saturday.

Manning was held off the scoresheet Saturday but did play 19:39 on 23 shifts. The defenseman has three goals and 12 points this season and his main contribution to fantasy lineups was his 83 minutes in the sin bin.
Apr 9 - 2:10 AM

Brandon Manning won't play Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.

He has provided 12 points and 74 penalty minutes in 64 games this season for the Flyers. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Apr 4 - 12:14 PM

Brandon Manning is expected to pair with Radko Gudas against the Wild on Thursday.

Through 57 games this season he's posted three goals and 10 points along with 58 PIMs, 61 blocks and 105 hits. That'll make for one rough and tumble pair.
Mar 23 - 2:36 PM

Brandon Manning will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Manning missed three games because of a shoulder injury earlier this month, but he's believed to be healthy now. Roman Lyubimov will also watch the game from the press box.
Mar 21 - 8:01 PM

Brandon Manning (shoulder) skated on Saturday and is expected to be in the Flyers lineup Sunday.

Manning has missed the last three games of the schedule. He has three goals and 10 points with a minus-13 rating and 58 penalty minutes in 57 games this season. If you need minutes put him back in your lineup, otherwise keep him on the bench.
Mar 19 - 7:20 AM

Brandon Manning (upper body) skated Wednesday morning, but won't play against Pittsburgh.

"A couple things going on, so I'm just trying to get back to 100 percent and be at my best," Manning said. "I feel pretty good. But when you go out there and play, you need to be able to protect yourself and be able to compete and battle. I'm just not quite there yet." He remains day-to-day after getting hurt on Saturday.
Mar 15 - 1:52 PM

Brandon Manning will miss Monday's game against Columbus.

Manning is dealing wit an upper-body injury and he's considered day-to-day for now. Look for Nick Schultz to take his spot in the lineup.
Mar 13 - 6:46 PM

Brandon Manning is dealing with an upper-body injury.

Manning will probably miss Monday's game and is regarded as day-to-day beyond that. He has three goals and 10 points in 57 contests in 2016-17.
Mar 13 - 11:28 AM

Brandon Manning will be available to return to action on Saturday night.

He has finished serving his two-game suspension for an interference hit on Pittsburgh's Jake Guentzel. Manning hopes to be back in the lineup against Washington.
Mar 4 - 9:53 AM

Brandon Manning has been handed a two-game suspension for his hit on Pittsburgh’s Jake Guentzel.

Manning's shoulder made contact with Guentzel's head and the hit was also late. Manning will be eligible to return on March 4.
Feb 27 - 11:22 AM

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C1Sean Couturier
2Nolan Patrick
3Valtteri Filppula
4Jori Lehtera
LW1Claude Giroux
2Jordan Weal
3Travis Konecny
4Scott Laughton
5Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Dale Weise
4Michael Raffl
D1Ivan Provorov
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Andrew MacDonald
4Radko Gudas
5Robert Hagg
6Brandon Manning
7Travis Sanheim
8Mark Alt
G1Brian Elliott
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz