Defenseman Ethan Samson of the Prince George Cougars is now property of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Samson, who turns 18 next month, was selected by the Flyers in round six of the NHL draft today (Saturday), 174th overall.

He notched 12 points (one goal) in 22 games in the mini 2020-21 WHL season after posting seven points (two goals) in 61 games in his rookie season in 2019-20.

Samson, from Delta, was the only Cougar selected in the draft.

The Prince George Spruce Kings were shutout and no player from Prince George was taken.