Report: Yandle to sign 1-year, $900K contract with Flyers

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Unrestricted free agent defenseman Keith Yandle is set to sign a one-year, $900,000 contract with the Philadelphia Flyers, reports Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.

The Florida Panthers bought out the final two seasons of Yandle's contract earlier this month, allowing him to hit the open market.

Free agency officially opens at 12 p.m. ET on Wednesday.

Yandle remains a quality offensive defenseman capable of quarterbacking a powerplay but doesn't have much of an impact at even-strength.

The soon-to-be 35-year-old had 27 points - 18 of which came on the man advantage - in 56 games this past campaign with Florida. Yandle owns the second-longest ironman streak in NHL history at 922 consecutive regular-season games played. Doug Jarvis holds the record at 964.

The Flyers have drastically revamped their blue line in the early stages of the offseason, acquiring Ryan Ellis and Rasmus Ristolainen in separate trades before landing Yandle.

Report: Yandle to sign 1-year, $900K contract with Flyers
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