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Flyers sign Porter to two-way contract

The Philadelphia Flyers announced that they have signed left wing Chris Porter to a one-year, two-way contract.

Porter, 31, appeared in 24 games with the St. Louis Blues last season where he recorded one goal and one assist for two points. He has spent his entire NHL career with St. Louis, appearing in 173 regular-season games where he has recorded 11 goals and 16 assists for 27 points over parts of six seasons. He has also recorded five points (2g, 3a) in 15 Stanley Cup Playoff games with the Blues.

Porter has also played seven seasons in the American Hockey League with the Blues affiliates, the Peoria Rivermen (2007-13) and Chicago Wolves (2013-14), recording 55 goals and 85 assists for 140 points in 322 career games.

A native of Toronto, Porter was originally selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the ninth round (282nd overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.