Panthers pick Flick

The Florida Panthers, parent club of the AHL’s Portland Pirates, have agreed to terms with forward Rob Flick on a one-year, two-way contract.

Flick, 24, scored a career-high 19 goals in 65 AHL games with Providence last season, after entering the year with 12 goals in 154 AHL contests. Flick also finished with career bests in points (24) and plus/minus rating (+11).

Over four seasons with Providence and Rockford, Flick has tallied 31 goals and 18 assists for 49 points in 219 AHL games.

The native of London, Ont., was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the fourth round (120th overall) of the 2010 NHL Draft.