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The Flyers agreed to terms and avoided arbitration with a young goaltender, signing Alex Lyon on Saturday to a two-year contract. The deal carries an average annual value of $750,000.
As an NHL rookie last year in his second season as a professional, the 25-year-old netminder went 4-2-1 with a 2.75 GAA and .905 save percentage in 11 games. He earned his first win on Feb. 18 in a 7-4 win against the New York Rangers, after stepping in for an injured Michal Neuvirth.