The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the AHL’s Adirondack Phantoms, announced today that they have goaltender Jason Bacashihua to a one-year contract, center Jonathon Kalinski to a one-year contract extension, and center Marcel Noebels to an entry-level contract.
Bacashihua most recently played for the Lake Erie Monsters, the American Hockey League affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. He posted a record of 23-16-3 in 42 games last season with a 2.29 GAA (ninth in the AHL) and a .917 save percentage.
A veteran of nine professional seasons, Bacashihua has made 275 career AHL appearances with Lake Erie, Hershey, Peoria, Worcester (IceCats) and Utah, amassing a record of 122-119-21 with 19 shutouts. He was a member of Hershey’s Calder Cup championship team in 2009-10.
Originally selected by the Dallas Stars in the first round (26th overall) of the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Bacashihua has appeared in 38 NHL games, all with St. Louis from 2005-07.
Kalinski, 24, was selected by the Flyers in the sixth round (152nd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. Over the past four AHL seasons with Philadelphia and Adirondack, Kalinski has posted 26 goals and 45 assists for 71 points in 193 games. He has added one goal and four assists in 22 games with the Flyers.
Noebels, 19, played the 2010-11 season for the Seattle Thunderbirds of the Western Hockey League, where he posted 54 points (28 goals, 26 assists) in 66 games. He represented Germany in the 2011 World Junior Championships, recording three points (1G, 2A) in seven games.
Noebels was selected by the Flyers in the fourth round (118th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.