Jason Akeson

Paul Zwambag

2016-02-28

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Jason Akeson, RW

Shoots: R

Height: 5-10

Weight: 192

Born: 1990-06-03

Hometown: Orleans, ON, CAN

Drafted: signed by Philadelphia

 

 

 

 

Observations:

February 2016 – Akeson has been traded to the Ottawa Sentors in a seven-player deal. Akeson sat second in team scoring for the Americans so far this season with 30 points in 52 games. Hayden Soboleski

 

July 2015 – Jason Akeson has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Buffalo's new assistant coach Terry Murray knows Akeson pretty well from coaching him in Lehigh Valley last year. Maybe Terry passed on a good word to Tim Murray as to what type of player Jason has become over the past year. Akeson adds depth to a meager prospect depth chart on the right wing. Paul Zwambag

 

December 2014 – After going scoreless in 12 games to start the season, Philadelphia sent Akeson down to Lehigh Valley on November 28th. Akeson struggled, especially in his own zone, and quickly fell into coach Craig Berube's healthy scratch carousel. Flyers General Manager Ron Hextall would like to see Akeson play a full 200 feet and has tasked Phantoms coach Terry Murray with getting Akeson back to the basics. Zach Hopkins 

 

Octpber 2014 – Akeson has made the Flyers roster out of training camp as a winger on the fourth line with energy guy Zac Rinaldo and 29-year-old rookie Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The trio seemed to mesh well in camp and solidified the Flyers plan to roll four skilled lines and forgo carrying a true heavyweight enforcer for the first time since the 1970s. Zach Hopkins

 

April 2014 – Another call-up, another point. Akeson tallied an assist in the last game of the NHL season for the Flyers. He led Adirondack (by a wide margin) in scoring and, although his opportunities are fe