VandeVelde skated on the Flyers top line in practice on Wednesday.
With Michael Raffl unavailable this morning because of an lower-body injury, VandeVelde filled-in on the Flyers first line with Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek. VandeVelde made the jump from the AHL to the first line in two weeks, pretty impressive.
The Flyers have recalled center Chris Vande Velde from Adirondack (AHL).
VandeVelde has been recalled because Zac Rinaldo (upper-body) is unavailable. VandeVelde has one assist in 17 games with the Flyers. He has also recorded nine goals and 14 assists in 39 games with Adirondack.
The Flyers have sent Chris VandeVelde back to Adirondack (AHL).
VandeVelde recorded one assist, eight shots, six penalty minutes and a minus-3 rating in 17 games with the Flyers. His assignment opens a roster spot for Zac Rinaldo to be activated from IR.
Source: @NHLFlyers 01/30/14, 9:29 am EST
Center Chris VandeVelde has signed a one-year contract with the Flyers and will be available for tonight’s home game against the Montreal Canadiens.
The 6-foot-2, 190-pound VandeVelde signed an AHL contract with the Phantoms during the summer. He appeared in 23 games for the Phantoms, recording seven goals and six assists. During the previous three season, VandeVelde split time playing for the Edomonton Oilers and their AHL affiliate in Oklahoma City.
Edmonton Oilers Chris VandeVelde has been sent to OKC and to this point no one has been recalled.
VandeVelde didn't record a point in 11 games in NHL.
#Oilers have assigned centre Chris VandeVelde, left-winger Teemu Hartikainen and defenceman Colten Teubert to the AHL's #OKCBarons
VandeVelde scored a goal in five games with the Oilers.
Source: @NHL_Oilers 04/8/12, 8:09 am EST
Chris VandeVelde gets back in tonight. He'll be slotted in on the 4th line alongside Eager & Hordichuk.
VandeVelde has a goal in his only game played this season.
#Oilers lines this morning a bit different: Belanger-VandeVelde-Petrell
VandeVelde could draw back into the lineup. He has a goal in his only game played this season.
VandeVelde and Omark the last two forwards out on the ice, indicating they'll be scratched tonight against the #DallasStars
VandeVelde scored a goal in one game played.
Chris VandeVelde is in today, centering Eager and Hordichuk.
VandeVelde makes his season debut on the fourth line.
#Oilers have recalled centre Chris VandeVelde from the #OKCBarons of the American Hockey League
Last season, the center posted two assists in 12 games.
The following were assigned to Oklahoma City (AHL) today: Ryan Lowery (D), Olivier Roy (G), Philippe Cornet (LW), Tanner House (LW), Chris VandeVelde (C), Alex Plante (D), Milan Kytnar (RW), Curtis Hamilton (LW), Ryan Martindale (C), Tyler Pitlick (C)
No immediate fantasy hockey value in the AHL.