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Flyers sign Brent, Drewiske, Conner

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed center Tim Brent and defenseman Davis Drewiske to one-year, two-way contracts, and right wing Chris Conner to a two-year, two-way contract.

Brent, 31, spent the last two seasons in the KHL where he recorded 14 goals and 30 assists for 44 points in 93 games with Magnitogorsk and Nizhny.

He has recorded 21 goals and 27 assists for 48 points in 207 NHL games over parts of seven seasons with Anaheim, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Toronto and Carolina.

A native of Cambridge, Ont., Brent has also skated in 302 AHL games with Cincinnati, Portland, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Rockford and Toronto, totaling 87 goals and 136 assists for 223 points. He reached the Calder Cup Finals with the Penguins in 2008, when he posted 27 points in 23 postseason games.

Drewiske, 30, recorded four goals and 18 assists for 22 points in 62 AHL games with the Hamilton Bulldogs in 2014-15. He has amassed five goals and 34 assists for 39 points in 149 career AHL games.

Drewiske, a native of Hudson, Wis., has appeared in 135 NHL games with Montreal and Los Angeles, notching five goals and 20 assists for 25 points.

Conner, 31, skated in 61 AHL games with the Hershey Bears in 2014-15, registering 19 goals and 33 assists for 52 points. He also appeared in two NHL games with the Washington Capitals.

Conner has totaled 126 goals and 204 assists for 330 points in 413 career AHL games over nine professional seasons, as well as 22 goals and 28 assists for 50 points in 180 games in the NHL.