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After 14 professional seasons, goalie Rob Zepp finally reaches NHL

TORONTO -- After 14 professional seasons, including seven in Germany and stops in the OHL, ECHL and AHL, Flyers goalie Rob Zepp finally reached the NHL Saturday. Zepp, 33, who grew up near Toronto and was a Maple Leafs fan, was recalled from the AHL's Phantoms and served as Ray Emery's backup Saturday. He could make his first NHL start Sunday in Winnipeg. Zepp, who signed a two-way contract in July, said his strong play for the Flyers in this year's preseason gives him confidence if he is called into action. In three preseason games, Zepp was 1-1 (one no-decision) with a 2.02 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage. "When the call came, a lot of things run through your mind. ...

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