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Nine Flyers prospects, including 3 goalies, competing in World Juniors

Based on invitations to the World Junior Championship, the Flyers' farm system deserves rave reviews.

Some of the Flyers' top prospects, including three goalies, will be on display in the World Junior Championship, which starts Monday and runs through Jan. 5.

Most of the games, which will be played in Toronto and Montreal, will be televised by The NHL Network.

The Flyers have nine prospects in the tournament, which is the most of any NHL team.

  1. Canada: Goalie Carter Hart and defenseman Phil Myers

  2. United States: Forward Tanner Laczynski

  3. Russia: Forwards German Rubtsov and Mikhail Vorobyov

  4. Czech Republic: Forward David Case

  5. Sweden: Goalie Felix Sandstrom and defenseman David Bernhardt

  6. Slovakia: Goalie Matej Tomek

As for the goalies, Hart was a second-round draft pick (48th overall) in 2016, Sandstrom was a third-rounder (70th overall) in 2015, and Tomek was also chosen in the third round in 2015 (90th overall).

Monday's schedule includes the United States and Latvia at 3:30 p.m., the Czech Republic and Finland at 6 p.m.,  and Russia vs. Canada at 8 p.m. The games are on the NHL Network, and the Czech Republic-Finland game will be joined in progress.