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Flyers sign forward Chris Stewart

Veteran winger inks one-year deal coming off PTO

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers / philadelphiaflyers.com

The Philadelphia Flyers announced today they have signed forward Chris Stewart to a one-year, one-way contract with an average annual value of 750K, according to President of Hockey Operations, Chuck Fletcher.

"We're happy to have Chris under contract," said Fletcher. "Chris came into training camp with a great attitude and a strong work-ethic. He brings size and a veteran presence to our lineup."

Stewart attended Flyers training camp on a Professional Try-Out (PTO) which he signed on July 17.

Below are news & notes on Stewart:

CHRIS STEWART (STEW-ahrt)
POSITION: Right Wing
DRAFTED: 2006 - 1st Round (18th overall) by Colorado Avalanche
AGE: 31 (10-30-1987)
BORN: Toronto, Ontario
VITALS: 6'2", 242 pounds
SHOOTS: Right

* Stewart appeared in five out of a possible seven preseason games for the Flyers, recording two assists, four shots on goal and 14 penalty minutes.

* Stewart last appeared in the NHL during the 2017-18 season with the Minnesota Wild and Calgary Flames, when he played 54 games and posted 16 points (10g-6a).

* In total, he has played 652 regular season games in the NHL for six different teams (Colorado, St. Louis, Buffalo, Anaheim, Calgary and Minnesota) and has 160 goals and 161 assists for 321 points.

* He has also played 39 games in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, recording 11 points (6g-5a).

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