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Danis inks deal with Flyers

July 5, 2013

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The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the AHL's Adirondack Phantoms, have signed goaltender Yann Danis to a one-year, two-way contract.

Danis comes to the Flyers from the Edmonton Oilers organization, where he led the Oilers’ American Hockey League affiliate, the Oklahoma City Barons, to the AHL’s Western Conference Finals in each of the last two seasons.

In 2012-13, Danis posted a record of 26-15-6 with a 2.59 GAA and a .911 save percentage, followed by a 10-7 record with a 2.41 GAA and .923 save percentage in 17 Calder Cup playoff games.

The previous season, Danis won the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Trophy as the AHL’s best goaltender with a 26-14-2 record, a 2.07 GAA and a .924 save percentage during the regular season. He was named a First Team AHL All-Star and represented the Barons at the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic.

Danis has a career record of 140-99-26 with 14 shutouts in 276 AHL appearances. He was the co-MVP of the 2006 AHL All-Star Game, and was a member of Hamilton's Calder Cup championship team in 2007.

Danis, 32, has also appeared in 53 career NHL games with Montreal, the N.Y. Islanders, New Jersey and Edmonton, going 17-21-4 with three shutouts.

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