|Assets:||Has good scoring instincts and a nice shot. Can be used on the power play as a result. Overall, he plays with good hockey sense in all three zones.|
|Flaws:||Is somewhat undersized for the National Hockey League game, so he must get stronger. Also needs to continue to work on his defensive game.|
|Career Potential:||Scoring forward with upside.|
|OHL||Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy||2010-11 (shared with Tyler Toffoli)|
|OHL||Jim Mahon Memorial Trophy||2010-11 (shared with Tyler Toffoli)|
|OHL||William Hanley Trophy||2010-11|
|OHL||Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy||2010-11|
|OHL||Second All-Star Team||2010-11|
|OHL||Second All-Rookie Team||2008-09|
|9/18/2013||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|4/22/2013||Recalled from Adirondack (AHL).|
|11/20/2012||Re-assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|10/08/2012||Re-assigned to Trenton (ECHL).|
|9/15/2012||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|9/24/2011||Assigned to Adirondack (AHL).|
|3/02/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers to an entry-level contract.|
|9/08/2010||Invited to rookie camp by the Anaheim Ducks.|
|3/02/2011||Signed as a free agent by the Philadelphia Flyers.|
Jason Akeson scores in NHL debut | 04/28/2013 10:05 AM
NewsJason Akeson scored his first NHL goal in his debut on Saturday.
Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News
Impact"It feels pretty good," Akeson said. "It's pretty exciting. The puck popped out there on a nice play by G (Claude Giroux) and luckily I was able to put it home. I know my family and friends are here and are probably loving it just as much as I am right now. It's fun to experience this. I don't know what else I can say. I'm pretty speechless right now." Akeson had an amazing season. He started with the ECHL Trenton Titans and worked his way up the ranks.
Jason Akeson will make his debut Saturday | 04/27/2013 3:21 PM
NewsJason Akeson will make his NHL debut on Saturday.
Frank Seravalli on Twitter
ImpactAkeson started the season with the ECHL Trenton Titans, so this is a big victory for him. He has 20 goals and 53 points in 62 AHL contests in 2012-13.
Philadelphia calls up Jason Akeson | 04/22/2013 4:57 PM
NewsJason Akeson has been called up by the Philadelphia Flyers.
ImpactAkeson has 20 goals and 53 points in 62 AHL games this season. This will give him a chance to make a good impressive on the Flyers' coaches before the summer starts. It's not clear if he'll make his NHL debut before the season ends.
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