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Flyers add (D) Lilja, Sign Voracek

by Staff Writer / Philadelphia Flyers
Andreas Lilja won a Stanley Cup with the Detroit Red Wings in 2008.
The Philadelphia Flyers announced today that they have signed 6-3, 220-lb free agent D Andreas Lilja to a contract and have agreed to a contract extension with 6-2, 214-lb RW Jakub Voracek, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.

Lilja, 35 (7/13/1975), comes to the Flyers from the Anaheim Ducks, where he scored a goal and added six assists for seven points in 52 games last season.  He spent the previous five years with the Detroit Red Wings, posting seven goals and 40 assists for 47 points in 298 games.
Over parts of 10 NHL seasons with the Ducks, Red Wings, Florida and Los Angeles, Lilja has collected 16 goals and 65 assists for 81 points in 530 games, while collecting a plus-24 rating and 529 PIM.
Voracek, 21 (8-15-1989), was acquired by the Flyers in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets on June 23.  In 80 games for the Blue Jackets last season, he scored 14 goals and added 32 assists for 46 points. In 241 career games for Columbus over three seasons (2008-11), he has posted 39 goals and 95 assists for 134 points.
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